Medical Summary of Behcet’s Disease

Medical Summary of Behcet's Disease


Hoffman/Weyand: Inflammatory Disease of Blood Vessels. Marcel Dekker, Inc., NY (Revised 08/01/2014)
Written by Kenneth Calamia, MD, FACP, ABDA Medical Advisory Board


Clinical Features of Behcet's Disease

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ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED BY KENNETH T. CALAMIA, MD, FACP

Kenneth T. Calamia, MD, FACP is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. He is a Consultant in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, with a joint appointment to the Department of Applied Informatics, and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Mayo Medical School
Dr Calamia is a native of New Orleans, LA. He graduated from medical school from Loyola University in Chicago and did his internship, residency, and fellowship in rheumatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He spent 10 years in private practice in Lafayette, LA before joining the staff of Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL in 1990. Dr. Calamia's research interests include vasculitis, especially Behcet's disease and giant cell arteritis. He has traveled extensively along the Silk Road to gain experience in the treatment of Behcet’s disease in the Middle East. He has contributed numerous original articles, abstracts, and textbook chapters to the medical literature. Dr. Calamia has presented his work at national and international symposia and he has been a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals.