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Jon Tyler Giles, MD

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Clinical Expertise

  • Ankylosing Polyarthritis
  • Gout
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Pseudo-Gout
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Spondylitis

Education & Training

  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of California San Diego
  • Residency: University of California San Diego
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hopital

About Jon Giles


Dr. Giles’ area of clinical interest is in inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic and arthritis, and spondylitis.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Contact & Locations

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032


Dr. Giles is an epidemiologist and clinical researcher in the Division of Rheumatology at Columbia University. Over the past decade, his research group has focused on understanding the determinants and impacts of extra-articular comorbidities of rheumatoid arthritis. They have explored the relationships of immune and inflammatory biomarkers with disease activity, articular damage, body composition, disability, cardiovascular disease, and pulmonary disease in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis. A particular area of focus in the design of these studies has been the appropriate use of analytical modeling, diligent identification, measurement, and control of confounders, and the use of efficient and robust modeling techniques. The results of these studies have informed the design of translational studies to help define mechanisms. Other current and past research involve the investigation of accelerated atherosclerosis and myocardial dysfunction in rheumatoid arthritis patients, understanding the risks of biologic therapeutic use for patients undergoing surgery, and exploring the musculoskeletal side-effects of a class of medications used to suppress estrogen in women with certain forms of breast cancer. He is the recipient of major grant support from the National Institutes of Health, the Arthritis Foundation, the American College of Rheumatology.