Priyanka Vashisht

Priyanka Vashisht , MD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Medical Sciences Building

COM IM Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunol - 0563


Bachelor's Degree: Maulana Azad Medical College Delhi, India, 2002 (Medicine and Surgery)

Residency: Delhi University Delhi, India, 2005 (Dermatology )

Residency: LNR Foundation School Deanery, UK, 2008 (General Practice )

Residency: Creighton University Omaha, NE, 2012 (Internal Medicine )

Fellowship: University of Nebraska Omaha, NE, 2016 (Rheumatology)


American Board of Internal Medicine (Rheumatology) (Certification Date: 10-13-2016 )

American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 08-15-2012 ) - (Recertification Date: to 01-01-2023 )

Clinical Interests

Internal Medicine

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Autoimmune Vasculitis

Behcet Syndrome (Neuro-Bechet)

Central Nervous System Lupus Vasculitis

Collagen Disease

CREST Syndrome


Cutaneous, Leukocytoclastic, Vasculitis


Hip Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus)

Lupus Erythematosus Panniculitis

Lupus Nephritis

Microscopic Polyangiitis

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD)

Osteochondritis Dissecans

Overlap Connective Tissue Disease

Paget Disease

Polymyalgia Rheumatica




Psoriatic Arthritis

Raynaud Phenomenon in Scleroderma

Raynaud's Disease

Reactive Arthritis (Reiter's Syndrome)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Vasculitis

Still's Disease

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Systemic Vasculitis

Takayasu Arteritis

Temporal Arteritis (Giant cell arteritis)

Vasculitis (Angiitis)

Weill-Marchesani Syndrome


Internal Medicine


Positions and Work Experience

2003 -2005 Junior Resident Dermatology, Delhi University, Delhi, India

2006 -2008 Senior House Officer and Registrar, Northampton General Hospital and Abbey , Daventry, UK

2009 -2012 Resident in Internal Medicine, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

2012 -2013 Assistant Professor Internal Medicine, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

2013 -2014 Research Trainee, Mayo Clinic,

2014 -2016 Rheumatology Fellow, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE


Peer Reviewed Publications

Onuorah, Nneoma; Abraham, Hrudya; Vashisht, Priyanka (2020. ) The Diagnostic Conundrum of Felty Syndrome and T-Cell Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia.Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases, , More Information

Vashisht, Priyanka; O'dell, James (2017. ) Not all TNF inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis are created equal: important clinical differences.Expert opinion on biological therapy, , 17 (8 ) ,989-999 More Information

Vashisht P.;Borghoff K.;O'Dell J.;Hearth-Holmes M. (07-01-2017. ) Belimumab for the treatment of recalcitrant cutaneous lupus.Lupus, , 26 (8 ) ,857-864 More Information

Vashisht P.;Sayles H.;Cannella A.;Mikuls T.;Michaud K. (10-01-2016. ) Generalizability of Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis in Biologic Agent Clinical Trials.Arthritis Care and Research, , 68 (10 ) ,1478-1488 More Information

Wampler Muskardin T.;Vashisht P.;Dorschner J.M.;Jensen M.A.;Chrabot B.S.;Kern M.;Curtis J.R.;Danila M.I.;Cofield S.S.;Shadick N.;Nigrovic P.A.;St Clair E.W.;Bingham C.O.;Furie R.;Robinson W.;Genovese M.;Striebich C.C.;O'Dell J.R.;Thiele G.M.;Moreland L.W.;Levesque M.;Bridges S.L.;Gregersen P.K.;Niewold T.B. (10-01-2016. ) Increased pretreatment serum IFN-?/? ratio predicts non-response to tumour necrosis factor ? inhibit.Annals of the rheumatic diseases, , 75 (10 ) ,1757-1762 More Information

Vashisht P.;Casale T. (01-01-2013. ) Omalizumab for treatment of allergic rhinitis.Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, , 13 (6 ) ,933-945 More Information