Dr. Jeffrey Arthur Dvergsten MD Pediatric Rheumatologist

Dr. Jeffrey Dvergsten is a pediatric rheumatologist in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 11 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Rheumatologist: General Pediatric Rheumatology

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1994

University of Minnesota
Residency, Pediatrics, 1993 - 2002

University of Minnesota
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2002 - 2002

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Rheumatology, 2007 - 2010

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Rheumatology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Premature Cell Senescence and T Cell Receptor-Independent Activation of CD8+ T Cells in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
Dvergsten, J. A.,Mueller, R. G.,Griffin, P.,Abedin, S.,Pishko, A.,Michel, J. J.,Rosenkranz, M. E.,Reed, A. M.,Kietz, D. A.,Vallejo, A. N.

Expansions of NK-like αβT cells with chronologic aging: novel lymphocyte effectors that compensate for functional deficits of conventional NK cells and T cells.
Vallejo, A. N.,Mueller, R. G.,Hamel, D. L.,Way, A.,Dvergsten, J. A.,Griffin, P.,Newman, A. B.

Clusterin: an enigmatic protein recruited by diverse stimuli.
Rosenberg, M. E., Dvergsten, J., Correa-Rotter, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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