Dr. Elizabeth C Ortiz MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Elizabeth Ortiz is a rheumatologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC. She received her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 10 years. She is one of 6 doctors at Keck Hospital of USC who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Hospital Affiliation

Keck Hospital of USC

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004–2007

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 2008–2010

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 2004

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Reversal of chronic refractory tophaceous gout with erosions with pegloticase.
Yeter, K. C.,Ortiz, E. C.,Arkfeld, D. G.

Evolution of classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis: how do the 2010 criteria perform?
Ortiz, E. C., Shinada, S.

Antibody-mediated coengagement of FcγRIIb and B cell receptor complex suppresses humoral immunity in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Horton, H.M., Chu, S.Y., Ortiz, E.C., Pong, E., Cemerski, S., Leung, I.L., Jacob, N., Zalevsky, J., Desjarlais, J.R., Stohl, W., Szymkowski, D.E.


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