Homa Timlin, M.D., M.Sc.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Farsi, Romanian


Joint Injections, Rheumatology, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease ...read more

Research Interests

General rheumatology; Lupus; Lupus nephritis

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1552
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Asthma and Allergy Center
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-2044


Dr. Homa Timlin is an instructor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include general rheumatology, joint injections, systemic lupus erythematosus, lupus nephritis and undifferentiated connective tissue disease.

Dr. Timlin serves on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins Consultative Rheumatology Clinic.

A member of the Royal College of Physicians, Dr. Timlin earned her medical degree at Romania’s Universitatea de Medicana Si Farmacie Carol Davila.

Upon completion of rheumatology fellowships (Oxford Deanery) in the United Kingdom and an internal medicine residency in the United States, she joined the Johns Hopkins Lupus Center. After a one-year postdoctoral lupus fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Michelle Petri, she finished her post-doctoral fellowship in rheumatology at Johns Hopkins.

She also holds a master’s degree in clinical immunology from London University.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Carol Davila University of Medicine (1993)


  • Central Middlesex Hospital (2003)
  • Internal Medicine; Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (2002)
  • Internal Medicine; NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln (2011)
  • Queen Alexandra Hospital (2004)
  • Critical Care Medicine; Queen Alexandra Hospital (2004)
  • Royal Bournemouth Hospital (2003)
  • Rheumatology; St Mary's Hospital (2003)


  • Rheumatology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2014)
  • Rheumatology; National Health Service Hospitals United Kingdom (2009)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2012)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Rheumatology) (2015)

Activities & Honors


  • Member, Royal College of Physicians

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