Dr. Philip J Clements MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Philip Clements is a rheumatologist in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 49 years. Dr. Clements accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 41 doctors at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and one of 24 at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1969 - 1971

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1971 - 1974

University of California at San Diego
Internship, Transitional Year, 1965 - 1966

Indiana University School of Medicine
Class of 1965

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Prevalence of subclinical atherosclerosis is increased in systemic sclerosis and is associated with serum proteins: a cross-sectional, controlled study of carotid ultrasound.
Schiopu, E.,Au, K. M.,McMahon, M. A.,Kaplan, M. J.,Divekar, A.,Singh, R. R.,Furst, D. E.,Clements, P. J.,Ragvendra, N.,Zhao, W.,Maranian, P.,Khanna, D.

Contemporary trends in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary arterial hypertension: an initiative to close the care gap.
McLaughlin, V. V.,Langer, A.,Tan, M.,Clements, P. J.,Oudiz, R. J.,Tapson, V. F.,Channick, R. N.,Rubin, L. J.

Articular involvement in SSc.
Avouac, J., Clements, P. J., Khanna, D., Furst, D. E., Allanore, Y.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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