Allen P. Anandarajah, M.B.B.S.

Allen P. Anandarajah, M.B.B.S.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 275-5157
Fax: (585) 340-5399
Administrative: (585) 273-3213

Research Bio

Dr. Anandarajah has several clinical research interests. He is focusing on the role of imaging studies in the evaluation of inflammatory arthritis. He is also interested in early rheumatoid arthritis with particular emphasis on outcome measures and comorbidities as well as osteoporosis and erosive osteoarthritis of the hand.

Awards & Honors (National)

Listed in Guide to America's Top Physicians 2004 - 2005

Awards & Honors (Local)

Rheumatology Fellowship Grant | Amgen | Rochester, NY 2002 - 2003
Best Resident of the Year | Mercy Catholic Medical Center | Darby, PA 2000 - 2000

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 24 available »

2016 Sep 8
Anandarajah AP, El-Taha M, Peng C. "The Relationship between Focal and Generalized Bone Loss in Rheumatoid Arthritis." Current rheumatology reviews. 2016 Sep 8; Epub 2016 Sep 08.
2014 Nov
Anandarajah A, Thiele R, Giampoli E, Monu J, Seo GS, Feng C, Ritchlin C. "Patients with rheumatoid arthritis in clinical remission manifest persistent joint inflammation on histology and imaging studies." The Journal of rheumatology. 2014 Nov; 41(11):2153-60. Epub 2014 Oct 01.
2013 Apr
Anandarajah A. "Imaging in psoriatic arthritis." Clinical reviews in allergy & immunology. 2013 Apr; 44(2):157-65.
2011 Sep
Conaghan PG, McQueen FM, Bird P, Peterfy CG, Haavardsholm EA, Gandjbakhch F, Bøyesen P, Coates L, Ejbjerg B, Eshed I, Foltz V, Hermann KG, Freeston J, Lillegraven S, Lassere M, Wiell C, Anandarajah A, Duer-Jensen A, O'Connor P, Genant HK, Emery P, Ostergaard M. "Update on research and future directions of the OMERACT MRI inflammatory arthritis group." The Journal of rheumatology. 2011 Sep; 38(9):2031-3.
2011 Sep
Ostergaard M, Bøyesen P, Eshed I, Gandjbakhch F, Lillegraven S, Bird P, Foltz V, Boonen A, Lassere M, Hermann KG, Anandarajah A, Døhn UM, Freeston J, Peterfy CG, Genant HK, Haavardsholm EA, McQueen FM, Conaghan PG. "Development and preliminary validation of a magnetic resonance imaging joint space narrowing score for use in rheumatoid arthritis: potential adjunct to the OMERACT RA MRI scoring system." The Journal of rheumatology. 2011 Sep; 38(9):2045-50.

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


MBBS | Medicine | Nigeria-U Nigeria Med Sch, Enugu1990
GCE | O Level | 1983
GCE | O Level | 1983
Goverment CollegeAttended 1982 - 1983
Trinity CollegeAttended 1977 - 1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Rheumatology at University of Rochester Medical Center09/01/2001 - 08/31/2003
Residency in Internal Medicine at Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital09/01/1999 - 08/31/2001
Internship in Internal Medicine at Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital09/01/1998 - 08/31/1999