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Philip Seo, MD

Co-Director, The Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center
Associate Professor of Medicine

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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  • Co-Director, The Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

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  • Vasculitis Center



Research Interests

Wegener's Granulomatosis, Microscopic polyargiitis, Churg-Strauss syndrome, Talcayasu's arteritis


Dr. Philip Seo is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology. A graduate of Harvard College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, Dr. Seo completed his Internal Medicine training as a member of the Osler Medical Service at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Since then, he has worked at Johns Hopkins in several capacities, including as a hospitalist at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and as an Assistant Chief of Service of the Department of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, before joining the Division of Rheumatology.


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Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Ritoximob for ANCA-associated Vasculitis, Pexivas, CTLA4 Ig

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  • Education +


    • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (New York NY ) (1997)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (2000)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Rheumatology (Baltimore MD ) (2004)


    • Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2014)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2011)
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    Research Summary

    His research interests are the assessment and treatment of ANCA-associated vasculitides, including Churg Strauss Syndrome, Wegener’s Granulomatosis, and Microscopic Polyangiitis.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Malm IJ, Mener DJ, Kim J, Seo P, Kim YJ. Otolaryngological Progression of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis after Systemic Treatment with Rituximab. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24154746
    2. Grayson PC, Cuthbertson D, Carette S, Hoffman GS, Khalidi NA, Koening CL, Langford CA, Maksimowicz-McKinnon K, Monach PA, Seo P, Specks U, Ytterberg SR, Merkel PA; New features of disease after diagnosis in 6 forms of systemic vasculitis. Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium. J Rheumatol. 2013 Nov;40(11):1905-12. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.121473. Epub 2013 Aug 1. PMID: 23908447 [PubMed - in process]
    3. Wilfong EM, Seo P. Vasculitis in the intensive care unit. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2013 Feb;27(1):95-106. doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2013.01.002. Review. PMID: 23507060
    4. Malik MU, Pandian V, Masood H, Diaz DA, Varela V, Dávalos-Balderas AJ, Parra-Cardenas M, Seo P, Francis HW. Spectrum of immune-mediated inner ear disease and cochlear implant results. Laryngoscope. 2012 Nov;122(11):2557-62. doi: 10.1002/lary.23604. Epub 2012 Sep 18. PMID: 22991211 
    5. Geetha D, Seo P. Advances in therapy for ANCA-associated vasculitis. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2012 Dec;14(6):509-15. doi: 10.1007/s11926-012-0284-0. Review. PMID: 22895899 
    6. Geetha D, Seo P, Ellis C, Kuperman M, Levine SM. Persistent or new onset microscopic hematuria in patients with small vessel vasculitis in remission: findings on renal biopsy. J Rheumatol. 2012 Jul;39(7):1413-7. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.111608. Epub 2012 Jun 1. PMID: 22660803
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
    Vasculitis Center
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-6825
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-6825
    Fax: 410-550-6830
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