Dr. Zuhre N Tutuncu MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Zuhre Tutuncu is a rheumatologist in La Jolla, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. She received her medical degree from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. She is one of 7 doctors at Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla and one of 14 at Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Hospital Affiliation

Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla
High performing in Rheumatology

Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Diego
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1998 - 2000

Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1986

Publications & Presentations

Sustained benefits of infliximab therapy for dermatologic and articular manifestations of psoriatic arthritis: results from the infliximab multinational psoriatic arthritis controlled trial (IMPACT).
Antoni, C. E., Kavanaugh, A., Kirkham, B., Tutuncu, Z., Burmester, G. R., Schneider, U., Furst, D. E., Molitor, J., Keystone, E., Gladman, D., Manger, B., Wassenberg, S., Weier, R., Wallace, D. J., Weisman, M. H., Kalden, J. R., Smolen, J.

Rheumatic disease in the elderly: rheumatoid arthritis.
Tutuncu, Z., Kavanaugh, A.

Fcgamma receptor type IIIA polymorphisms influence treatment outcomes in patients with inflammatory arthritis treated with tumor necrosis factor alpha-blocking agents.
Tutuncu, Z., Kavanaugh, A., Zvaifler, N., Corr, M., Deutsch, R., Boyle, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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