Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Basnyat, Shristi

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Shristi Basnyat, MD

Shristi Basnyat, MD

Contact Dr. Basnyat

211 South 9th Street
Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-2820
(215) 923-5828 fax

Medical School

Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Deep Heights, Pokhara, Nepal - 2004

Residency

St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY

Fellowship

Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certification

ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine
ACLS/BLS
USSONAR in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Research & Clinical Interests

  • Investigation of Association between Chondrocalcinosis and Meniscal Degeneration & Synovitis in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: Data from Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) .
  • Participation in several multi-centric drug studies at Cooper University Hospital eg. COMP-ACT (a randomized, double-blind trial assessing the impact of methotrexate discontinuation on the efficacy of subcutaneous Tocilizumab with methotrexate therapy), SABLE (5-Year Prospective Observational Registry to Assess Adverse Events of Interest and Effectiveness in Adults with Active, Autoantibody-Positive Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Treated with or without BENLYSTA™ (Belimumab))
  • Ongoing research: Comparison of immunoglobulin and pro-calcitonin levels in synovial fluid of patients presenting with acute knee effusion between septic arthritis and non-infectious arthritis.
  • Poster presentation Cooper Research week spring 2014 & at first annual Pennsylvania
  • Rheumatology society: “Expect the Unexpected: A Case of CNS Vasculitis Due to SLE”
  • On-going  QI project–GI prophylaxis (in high risk )and patient education in pts prescribed chronic NSAIDS at Cooper rheumatology clinics
  • “Refining adult TB isolation criteria”, under the supervision of Judith Berger, MD (Head of the department of infectious disease) at SBH, Bronx, NY -2010

Publications