C. Egla Rabinovich, MD, MPH



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Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Co-Chief, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
Department / Division:
Pediatrics / Pediatrics-Rheumatology
DUMC 3212
Durham, NC 27710
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  • MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 1985
  • Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, 1985-1988
  • Pediatric Rheumatology, Duke University Medical Center/University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1988-1991
  • Preventive Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 1989-1991
Other Training:
  • MPH, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1991
Clinical Interests:
Childhood rheumatic diseases, lupus, JRA, childhood osteoporosis, dermatomyositis, localized (linear) scleroderma, morphea, uveitis
Research Interests:
Therapeutic agents for treatment of Juvenile Arthritis.
Pediatric inflammatory eye disease (uveitis).
Pediatric localized scleroderma.
Treatment of juvenile dermatomyositis and juvenile arthritis.
Representative Publications:
  • Beukelman, T; Patkar, NM; Saag, KG; Tolleson-Rinehart, S; Cron, RQ; DeWitt, EM; Ilowite, NT; Kimura, Y; Laxer, RM; Lovell, DJ; Martini, A; Rabinovich, CE; Ruperto, N. 2011 American College of Rheumatology recommendations for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: initiation and safety monitoring of therapeutic agents for the treatment of arthritis and systemic features. Arthritis Care and Research. 2011;63:465-482.  Abstract
  • Nigrovic, PA; Mannion, M; Prince, FH; Zeft, A; Rabinovich, CE; van Rossum, MA; Cortis, E; Pardeo, M; Miettunen, PM; Janow, G; Birmingham, J; Eggebeen, A; Janssen, E; Shulman, AI; Son, MB; Hong, S; Jones, K; Ilowite, NT; Cron, RQ; Higgins, GC. Anakinra as first-line disease-modifying therapy in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis: report of forty-six patients from an international multicenter series. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2011;63:545-555.  Abstract
  • Rabinovich, CE. Treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis: challenges and update. Current Opinion in Rheumatology. 2011;23:432-436.  Abstract
  • Giannini, EH; Ilowite, NT; Lovell, DJ; Wallace, CA; Rabinovich, CE; Reiff, A; Higgins, G; Gottlieb, B; Chon, Y; Zhang, N; Baumgartner, SW. Effects of long-term etanercept treatment on growth in children with selected categories of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2010;62:3259-3264.  Abstract
  • Robinson, AB; Gallentine, WB; Rabinovich, CE. Pediatric neuro-Behçet's disease responsive to adalimumab. Pediatric Neurology. 2010;43:291-293.  Abstract
  • Robinson, AB; Rabinovich, CE. Avascular necrosis of the metacarpals in juvenile dermatomyositis. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2010;16:233-236.  Abstract
  • Giannini, EH; Ilowite, NT; Lovell, DJ; Wallace, CA; Rabinovich, CE; Reiff, A; Higgins, G; Gottlieb, B; Singer, NG; Chon, Y; Lin, SL; Baumgartner, SW; Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group. Long-term safety and effectiveness of etanercept in children with selected categories of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2009;60:2794-2804.  Abstract
  • Yildirim-Toruner, C; Kimura, Y; Rabinovich, E. Hodgkin's lymphoma and tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in juvenile idiopathic arthritis. The Journal of rheumatology. 2008;35:1680-1681.  Abstract
  • Ardoin, SP; Kredich, D; Rabinovich, E; Schanberg, LE; Jaffe, GJ. Infliximab to treat chronic noninfectious uveitis in children: retrospective case series with long-term follow-up. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2007;144:844-849.  Abstract
  • Rabinovich, CE. Use of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in uveitis. Current Opinion in Rheumatology. 2007;19:482-486.  Abstract
  • Jones, OY; Spencer, CH; Bowyer, SL; Dent, PB; Gottlieb, BS; Rabinovich, CE. A multicenter case-control study on predictive factors distinguishing childhood leukemia from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Pediatrics. 2006;117:e840-e844.  Abstract
  • Sathornsumetee, S; Schanberg, L; Rabinovich, E; Lewis, D; Weisleder, P. Parry-Romberg syndrome with fatal brain stem involvement. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2005;146:429-431.  Abstract
  • Rabinovich, CE. Osteoporosis: a pediatric perspective. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2004;50:1023-1025.  Abstract
  • Bowyer, SL; Roettcher, PA; Higgins, GC; Adams, B; Myers, LK; Wallace, C; Rennebohm, R; Moore, TL; Pepmueller, PH; Spencer, C; Wagner-Weiner, L; Rabinovich, E; Passo, M; Lovell, DJ; McCurdy, D; Zemel, L; Schikler, KN; Szer, I; Kurtin, P; Lindsley, C. Health status of patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis at 1 and 5 years after diagnosis. The Journal of rheumatology. 2003;30:394-400.  Abstract
  • Rabinovich, CE. Bone metabolism in childhood rheumatic disease. Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America. 2002;28:655-viii.  Abstract
  • Rabinovich, CE. Bone mineral status in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. The Journal of rheumatology. Supplement. 2000;58:34-37.  Abstract
  • Bousvaros, A; Marcon, M; Treem, W; Waters, P; Issenman, R; Couper, R; Burnell, R; Rosenberg, A; Rabinovich, E; Kirschner, BS. Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis associated with chronic inflammatory bowel disease in children. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 1999;44:2500-2507.  Abstract
  • Mason, T; Rabinovich, CE; Fredrickson, DD; Amoroso, K; Reed, AM; Stein, LD; Kredich, DW. Breast feeding and the development of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. The Journal of rheumatology. 1995;22:1166-1170.  Abstract
  • Spencer, CH; Fife, RZ; Rabinovich, CE. The school experience of children with arthritis. Coping in the 1990s and transition into adulthood. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 1995;42:1285-1298.  Abstract