Darren A. Tabechian, M.D.

Darren A. Tabechian, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 695
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-3597
Fax: (585) 340-5399
Administrative: (585) 273-3213

Research Bio

Dr Tabechian participates in clinical research in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and gout. He has expertise in ultrasound guided synovial biopsy and diagnostic ultrasonography.

Recent Journal Articles

Kobie JJ, Zheng B, Bryk P, Barnes M, Ritchlin CT, Tabechian DA, Anandarajah AP, Looney RJ, Thiele RG, Anolik JH, Coca A, Wei C, Rosenberg AF, Feng C, Treanor JJ, Lee FE, Sanz I. "Decreased influenza-specific B cell responses in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor." Arthritis research & therapy. 2011 13(6):R209. Epub 2011 Dec 16.
2010 Feb
Kissin EY, Nishio J, Yang M, Backhaus M, Balint PV, Bruyn GA, Craig-Muller J, D'Agostino MA, Feoktistov A, Goyal J, Iagnocco A, Ike RW, Moller I, Naredo E, Pineda C, Schmidt WA, Swen N, Tabechian D, Wakefield RJ, Wells AF, Kaeley GS. "Self-directed learning of basic musculoskeletal ultrasound among rheumatologists in the United States." Arthritis care & research. 2010 Feb; 62(2):155-60.
Figueroa, J.J.; Tabechian. D.; Herrmann, D.N. "Severe long-standing dysimmune sensory neuronopathy responsive to etanercept". Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. 2008; 9(4): 415-420.
Pattanaik, D.; Tabechian, D.; Varnis, C. "Cardiac tamponade: an uncommon presentation of hypertensive scleroderma renal crisis- report of a case and review of the literature". Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2004; .
2003 Sep
Tabechian D, Pattanaik D, Suresh U, Cohn SE, Nadasdy T. "Lupus-like nephritis in an HIV-positive patient: report of a case and review of the literature." Clinical nephrology. 2003 Sep; 60(3):187-94.

Current Appointments

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


Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Rheumatology - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1994
BA | Biology | Colgate University1990

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Rheumatology at University of Rochester Medical Center02/01/2001 - 02/28/2003
Residency in Internal Medicine at Maine Medical Center07/01/1995 - 06/30/1997
Internship in Internal Medicine at Maine Medical Center07/01/1994 - 06/30/1995