Rheumatology is a field comprised of complicated diseases, for which diagnosis, management, and treatment recommendations are constantly changing. It is important that readers are informed of these updates, so that they are empowered with the knowledge to gain control of their health."
Anita Chandrasekaran, MD, MPH, is board-certified in internal medicine and currently works as a clinical fellow in the Department of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology at Yale University. She has published peer-reviewed abstracts and papers on a variety of topics, including the human papillomavirus infection and vaccine, diet and inflammatory bowel disease, and imaging in systemic sclerosis. She actively participates in the teaching of rheumatology to medical students and residents as part of her fellowship training.
Dr. Chandrasekaran obtained her dual MD and MPH degrees at the University of Connecticut in 2015. She completed Internal Medicine residency at Scripps Clinic/Green Hospital in La Jolla, California in 2018, then joined the Yale University Department of Rheumatology for her fellowship in 2018.
Verywell Health is an award-winning online resource for reliable, understandable, and up-to-date health information on the medical topics that matter most to you. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 300 million readers annually.
Verywell Health's Medical Review Board is a team of board-certified doctors who ensure our content is medically accurate and reflects the latest in science-backed research. Our experienced board of medical professionals verify that our content is comprehensive, so you can trust that the information you read here will help you through the next steps in your health journey—whether that's for yourself or for a loved one.