Prof. Tamer A. Gheita

Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Faculty of Medicine,

Cairo University, Egypt





2009  European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Certified Rheumatologist (ECR) course, Zurich, Switzerland

2003  Doctor of Medicine (MD) Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt

1997  Master of Science (MSc) Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University (Excellent grade)

1993  Medical Bachelor and Bachelor of Chirurgia (MB; BCh), Cairo University (Excellent with honors)


Publications (Selected)

  1. Coronary angiographic findings in asymptomatic systemic sclerosis. Clin Rheumatol. 2006 Jan 27;:1-4
  2. Successful treatment of extensive muscle calcification in a patient with primary idiopathic polymyositis with diltiazem. APLAR J Rheumatology, 2006;9: 304-305
  3. Pauciarticular severe destructive arthropathy in a child secondary to synovial osteochondromatosis. Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Apr;26(4):604-6
  4. A case of polyarteritis nodosa complicated by left central retinal artery occlusion, ischemic optic neuropathy, and retinal vasculitis. Clin Rheumatol. 2007 May;26(5):814-6
  5. Multislice CT pulmonary findings in Behçet’s disease. (report of 16 cases). Clin Rheumatol 2007 Jun; 26(6):879-84
  6. Clinical utility of magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in the diagnosis and treatment of Takayasu’s arteritis. Clin Rheumatol. 2007,Aug; 26(8):1393-5
  7. Hughes Stovin syndrome: Is it incomplete Behçet’s. Report of two cases and review of the literature. Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Nov;26(11):1993-6
  8. Differentiation of osteoporotic and neoplastic vertebral fractures by (in phase and out-of-phase) chemical shift MR imaging. Eur J Radiol. 2009;72(1),125-133
  9. Oxidant/Antioxidant status in Behcet disease. Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2010 Mar 15; 3(1): 37-42
  10. Musculoskeletal manifestations in patients with malignant disease. Clinical Rheumatology: 29 (2), 2010,181.
  11. Shrinking lung syndrome in Egyptian SLE patients Int J Rheum Dis. 2011 Oct;14(4):361-8.
  12. Clinical significance of serum levels of sCD36 in patients with systemic sclerosis: preliminary data. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2011 Nov;50(11):2108 -12.
  13. Elevated BAFF and APRIL in Juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients: relation to clinical manifestations and disease activity Joint Bone Spine. 2012 May;79(3):285-90.
  14. Rituximab restored muscle power and rescued from a refractory fatal respiratory failure in a patient with elderly-onset polymyositis. Joint Bone Spine. 2012 Jan;79(1):101-2. 32.
  15. Subclinical renal involvement in essential cryoglobulinemic vasculitis and classic polyarteritis nodosa. Joint Bone Spine. 2012 May;79(3):274-80
  16. Effectiveness of Nigella sativa oil in the management of Rheumatoid Arthritis patients: A placebo controlled study. Phytother Res. 2012 Aug;26(8):1246-8.
  17. Omega-3 fatty acids in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: effect on cytokines (IL-1 and TNF-α), disease activity and response criteria. Clin Rheumatol. 2012 Feb;31(2):363-6.
  18. Subclinical atherosclerosis in Behçet’s disease patients. Turkish Journal of Rheumatology, 2012
  19. Osseous involvement of TMJ in Rheumatoid Arthritis by multislice CT scan and multiplanar reconstruction. Turkish J of Rheumatology, 2012
  20. Knee enthesitis and synovitis on MRI in patients with skin psoriasis without arthritic symptoms ‘Knee enthesitis working group’". J Rheumatol. 2012 Oct;39(10):1979-86.
  21. Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in primary Gout: relation to punched-out erosions. Int J Rheum Dis. 2012 Dec;15(6):521-5.
  22. Metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance comorbidity in systemic lupus erythematosus: effect on carotid intima-media thickness. Zeitschrift fur Rheumatologie 2013 [Epub ahead of print]
  23. Serum level of APRIL/BLyS in Behcet’s disease patients: clinical significance in uveitis and disease activity. Modern Rheumatology, 2013 [Epub ahead of print]