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Runsheng Wang, MD, MHS

Board Certifications: 
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine
Expertise in: 
Spondylitis & Psoriatic Arthritis
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(212) 305-4308

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Spondylitis & Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Myositis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Gout

Specialties

Education & Training

  • MD, Peking Union Medical College (Beijing, China)
  • Residency: Maimondes Medical Center
  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, MD
  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health

Honors & Awards

Lawrence Shulman Scholar for Translational Research, NIAMS

Rheumatology Research Foundation Scientist Development Award

About Runsheng Wang

Runsheng Wang, MD, MHS—ColumbiaDoctors Rheumatologist

Dr. Wang's clinical and research interests focus on spondyloarthritis, including ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis, particularly in epidemiology, outcomes research and comparative effectiveness research of spondyloarthritis. She treats other types of inflammatory arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis and gout, as well as systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, dermatomyositis, polymyositis, scleroderma, mixed connective tissue disease, Sjogren’s syndrome. In addition, Dr. Wang applies musculoskeletal ultrasonography in diagnosis and management of patients with arthritis.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Mandarin
  • Chinese

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care-Hudson Health Plan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-4308
Fax:
(212) 304-6610
Primary

Research

Grants

EVOLUTION OF INFLAMMATORY BACK PAIN (Private)

Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2018

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Research Publications in Print or other Media

1, Wang, R., Crowson, C.S., Wright, K. & Ward, M.M. (2107). Clinical Evolution of Patients with New-onset Inflammatory Back Pain: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Arthritis & Rheumatology.  In press

2, Wang, R., Dasgupta, A., & Ward, M. M. Comparative Efficacy of Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha Inhibitors in Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Systematic Review and Bayesian Network Meta-analysis. J Rheum. 2018 Jan 15. pii: jrheum.170224. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.170224.

3, Wang, R., Gabriel, S. E., & Ward, M. M. (2016). Progression of Patients with Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis to Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.). http://doi.org/10.1002/art.39542

4, Wang, R., Dasgupta, A., & Ward, M. M. (2015). Comparative efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in ankylosing spondylitis: a Bayesian network meta-analysis of clinical trials. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. http://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-207677