Margrit Wiesendanger
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Margrit Wiesendanger, MD, PhD


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About Me

Dr. Wiesendanger is a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY, where she earned a dual MD-PhD degree in the discipline of Immunology. She then completed a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Rheumatology at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia campus. She is board certified in both Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. She served on the faculty in the Division of General Medicine at NYPH-Columbia before joining the Division of Rheumatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in April 2015. Her patient care activities include the Mount Sinai Faculty Faculty Practice Associates and the Center for Advanced Medicine. She is the current Program Director for the rheumatology fellowship. She has received several awards, including the prestigious Daniel V. Kimberg Memorial Junior Faculty Teaching Award and the Ewig Clinical Scholar Award.

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Rheumatology
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
Research Topics

Autoimmunity, B Cells, Cellular Immunity, Immunological Tolerance, Immunosuppression, Inflammation, Lupus Nephritis, T Cells