Belina Yi, D.O.

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  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Languages: English, Korean


Dermatomyositis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Pediatric Rheumatology, Scleroderma, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Vasculitis more

Research Interests

Juvenile Dermatomyositis; Calcinosis


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-6238 | Fax: 410-955-0229


Dr. Belina Yi is a pediatric rheumatologist at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, Maryland. She is also an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases that cause inflammation in the bones, muscles, joints and internal organs. These diseases include juvenile dermatomyositis, systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, vasculitis, scleroderma and more.

Dr. Yi received her medical degree at Touro University California before completing pediatric residency at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She then went on to complete her fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

With a focus on providing individualized and evidence-based medical care, Dr. Yi is passionate about advocating for patients and families, collaborating among medical specialists and conducting clinical research that can help improve patients’ lives. more


  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions



  • DO; Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine (2017)


  • Pediatrics; University of New Mexico Health Science Center (2020)


  • Pediatric Rheumatology; Children's Hospital Los Angeles (2023)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2021)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Yi’s clinical research focuses on skin manifestations of systemic rheumatic diseases, especially on juvenile dermatomyositis and calcinosis. She co-leads multi-institutional projects and research workgroups on juvenile dermatomyositis.

Activities & Honors


  • Trainee Abstract Award, 2023 American College of Rheumatology Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium
  • 2023 Training and Travel Award, The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles


  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

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