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Norman C. Madsen, B.M.B.S., M.Sc.

Norman C. Madsen, B.M.B.S., M.Sc.

Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology

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Contact

Appointment (585) 486-0901

Locations

Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology

395 West Street, Suite 007
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Rheumatology Clinic

400 Red Creek Drive, Suite 240
Rochester, NY 14623

About Me

Dr. Madsen is a Rheumatologist and Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology. He specializes in the treatment of autoimmune/inflammatory connective tissue diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and gout. His research focuses on the use ultrasoun...
Dr. Madsen is a Rheumatologist and Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology. He specializes in the treatment of autoimmune/inflammatory connective tissue diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and gout. His research focuses on the use ultrasound technology to better differentiate early rheumatic disease patients from the healthy normal population, using ultrasound for guided procedures (including synovial biopsy), and the use of ultrasound as an outcome measure in clinical trials.

Professional Background

Dr. Madsen is currently a Rheumatologist and Assitant Professor in the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology at the University of Rochester. Dr. Madsen studied at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, receiving a BSc (Honours) in Physiology. He continued his graduate education th...
Dr. Madsen is currently a Rheumatologist and Assitant Professor in the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology at the University of Rochester. Dr. Madsen studied at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, receiving a BSc (Honours) in Physiology. He continued his graduate education there, obtaining an MSc in Physiology. His thesis work investigated the regulation of airway epithelial ion channels by peroxisome proliferator activated receptors. After graduate school, Dr. Madsen attended medical school at Flinders University of South Australia in Adelaide, Australia. He subsequently completed a one year rotating internship a The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He returned to Canada via the Alberta International Medical Graduate Program and completed a 4 month externship in Internal Medicine prior to starting his residency training. He completed his Internal Medicine and Rheumatology training at the University of Alberta and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in both Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Dr. Madsen is American Board certified in Internal Medicine and will be completing his Rheumatology certification shortly. As part of his Rheumatology fellowship, Dr. Madsen trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound, completing his RhMSUS certification shortly after graduating from residency.

After completing his training, Dr. Madsen started his practice as a community-based Rheumatologist at the Allin Clinic and an an attending Rheumatologist/Internist at the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. Dr. Madsen has an interest in medical education and is involved in educating both Rheumatologists and Rheumatology fellows in musculoskeletal ultrasound at URMC and with USSONAR. Prior to relocating to Rochester, Dr. Madsen was an Assistant Clinical Professor in Rheumatology with the University of Alberta and trained medical students and residents in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology as part of their clinical rotations.

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Rheumatology, University of Alberta Hospital (Canada). 2015 - 2017

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital (Canada). 2012 - 2015

Internship, Internal Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Canada). 2011 - 2012

Education

MBBS | Flinders University of South Australia (South Australia, Australia). 2010

Awards

Paul Davis Scholarship. 2017

Research

Dr. Madsen's research interests include the use ultrasound technology to better differentiate early rheumatic disease patients from the healthy normal population and the use of ultrasound as an outcome measure in clinical trials. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound findings have been shown to be biomarkers o...
Dr. Madsen's research interests include the use ultrasound technology to better differentiate early rheumatic disease patients from the healthy normal population and the use of ultrasound as an outcome measure in clinical trials. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound findings have been shown to be biomarkers of disease activity in large vessel vasculitis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren’s syndrome and systemic sclerosis. Dr. Madsen is in the process of learning ultrasound guided synovial biopsy as part of several multicenter studies of psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Publications

Journal Articles

n-3 Fatty acids inhibit transcription of human IL-13: implications for development of T helper type 2 immune responses.

MacLean E, Madsen N, Vliagoftis H, Field C, Cameron L

The British journal of nutrition.. 2013 March 28109 (6):990-1000. Epub 07/31/2012.

Characterization of the promoter of human CRTh2, a prostaglandin D2 receptor.

Quapp R, Madsen N, Cameron L

Biochemical and biophysical research communications.. 2007 November 30363 (4):948-53. Epub 09/29/2007.

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