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Jemima Albayda, M.D.

Jemima Felicity Languido Albayda, M.D.
Director, Rapid Arthritis Care and Evaluation Clinic
Instructor of Medicine
Specializes In: Adults (18+ years)

Female  | Languages: English, Filipino

Appointment Phone

410-550-6962

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Titles

  • Director, Rapid Arthritis Care and Evaluation Clinic
  • Instructor of Medicine

Departments

Locations

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-6962

4940 Eastern Avenue
Myositis Center
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-6962
Fax: 410-550-3542

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Oculoplastics, Room A623
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

GI Clinic
4940 Eastern Avenue
A Building, 5th floor
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-8089

5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Asthma and Allergy Center 1B.1
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-8089
Fax: 410-550-5601

Contact for Research Inquiries

Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center

5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
AAC1B
Balitmore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Myositis Center

4940 Eastern Ave
301 Building
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Expertise

Arthritis, Myositis, Rheumatology

Research Interests

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Myositis, Inflammatory Arthritis

Biography

Dr. Albayda is an Instructor in Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. Thereafter, she completed her internal medicine residency at New York Downtown Hospital where she also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Albayda then pursued fellowship training in Rheumatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine after which she joined the faculty.

Dr. Albayda has been trained in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound and is a graduate of the USSONAR program. She is the Director of the Rapid Arthritis Care and Evaluation [RACE] Clinic and heads the rheumatology musculoskeletal ultrasound program providing exposure and training to fellows at Johns Hopkins, a recognized strength of the fellowship program. Dr. Albayda also has expertise in the inflammatory muscle diseases and evaluates patients at the Johns Hopkins Myositis Center.

As noted, Dr. Albayda has a special interest in the role of musculoskeletal ultrasound to further the understanding and care of the rheumatic diseases.  These efforts are particularly focused on the evaluation of early inflammatory arthritis.  In the field of myositis, her research is directed at understanding the role of ultrasound for diagnosis and follow-up of patients with inflammatory muscle disease.

 

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • University of Santo Tomas / MD (2005)

    Residencies

    • New York Downtown Hospital / Internal Medicine (2015)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Rheumatology (2015)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2010)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Rheumatology (2013, 2015)

    Additional Training

    • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology, American College of Rheumatology (2013)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Albayda, J. and Christopher, L. "Identifying statin induced autoimmune necrotizing myopathy." Cleve Clin J Med. 2014 Dec;81(12):736-41.

    Albayda, J and Mammen, AL. "Is statin-induced myositis part of the polymyositis disease spectrum?" Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2014 Aug;16(8):433.

    Albayda, J. and Christopher, L. "Novel approaches in the treatment of myositis and myopathies." Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease. 2012 Oct;4(5):369-77.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Co-Investigator, Ira T. Fine Discovery Fund, 2015
    • Principal Investigator, Stabler Discovery Fund, 2015

    Memberships

    • American College of Rheumatology, 2012

      Member

    • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010

      Diplomate

    Professional Activities

    • Director, Rapid Arthritis Care and Evaluation Clinic
  • Videos & Media +

    Lectures and Presentations

    Rheumatoid Arthritis: Recognizing the New Face of the Disease
    Lecture , Baltimore, MD (05/01/2015)
    60th Annual Philip Tumulty Topics in Clinical Medicine

    Ultrasound and the Management of Rheumatic Diseases
    Lecture , Baltimore, MD (04/01/2014)
    10th Annual Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of the Rheumatic Diseases

    Landmark-Based Joint Injections: shoulder, knee, wrist, and ankle
    Workshop , Boston, MA (11/01/2014)
    American College of Rheumatology

    Fundamentals of Myositis - All You Need to Know About Antibodies
    Talk , Sarasota, FL (05/01/2014)
    The Myositis Association

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