Hi, I'm Adam Elisha, an internal medicine physician and rheumatology fellow . Welcome to my site!
Adam Elisha's Bio:
Dr. Adam Elisha is currently a senior rheumatology fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Elisha attended the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario for his undergraduate education where he majored in neuroscience, political science, and psychology. He was awarded an Honors Bachelor of Science (H.B.Sc) degree as well as Dean's List distinction. Before attending medical school, Dr. Elisha spent two years teaching physics to underserved teenagers in downtown Toronto, Ontario.
Dr. Elisha attended Midwestern University (Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine) for his medical education. Upon completing medical school, Dr. Elisha continued his medical training as an internal medicine resident in Spokane, Washington at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, a University of Washington affiliate program.
Dr. Elisha is passionate about preventative health care and assisting his patients to achieve both short and long-term optimization of their health and well-being. Dr. Adam Elisha is a member of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). His current academic interests include inflammatory myopathies and novel therapeutic targets in spondyloarthropathy research.
Further, Dr. Elisha has a keen interest in chronic arthritic pain and the potential for the development of substance abuse disorders. Management of chronic pain has led to further interest in addiction medicine, and harm reduction approaches to combat the growing opioid epidemic in the United States and Canada. He recently completed additional training and received certification from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and is authorized to prescribe buprenorphine (Suboxone) for those suffering from opioid addiction.
Adam Elisha's Experience:
Rheumatology Fellow at University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterSeptember 2017 - Present | Pittsburgh, PA
Rheumatology fellow at UPMC.
Resident Physician at Providence Sacred Heart Medical CenterJune 2014 - June 2017 | Spokane, WA
Adam Elisha's Education:
Midwestern University (AZ)2010 – 2014D.O.Concentration: MedicineActivities: President of Midwestern University Psychiatry Club, National Gold Pin Recipient (Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents), American College of Physicians (ACP)
University of Toronto2003 – 2007Honors Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)Concentration: NeuroscienceActivities: Dean's List, Visions of Science Network for Learning
Adam Elisha's Interests & Activities:
Internal medicine, rheumatology, addiction medicine, hospital medicine, hiking, documentary films