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Winston Sequeira, MD

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  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: St. John's Medical College, India
Residency: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Illinois Medical Center - Rheumatology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Raynaud's disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren's syndrome
Research Interests:
  • Lupus
  • Scleroderma
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Health and quality of life outcomes.
    Jolly M, Sequeira W, Block JA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes
    2014 Dec 12
  2. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in systemic lupus erythematosus.
    Gatla N, Annapureddy N, Sequeira W, Jolly M
    J Clin Rheumatol
    2013 Sep
  3. Validation of the Cutaneous Lupus Disease Area and Severity Index (CLASI) using physician- and patient-assessed health outcome measures.
    Jolly M, Kazmi N, Mikolaitis RA, Sequeira W, Block JA.
    J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012
    2012 Oct 26. doi:pii: S0190-9622(12)00993-0. 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.08.035. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. A brief assessment tool for body image in systemic lupus erythematosus.
    Jolly M, Pickard AS, Sequeira W, Wallace DJ, Solem CT, Mikolaitis RA, Fogg L, Weisman MH, Block JA, Cash TF.
    Body Image. 2012
    2012 Mar
    9(2):279-84. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2011.11.001. Epub 2011 Dec 8.
  5. Body image in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
    Jolly M, Pickard AS, Mikolaitis RA, Cornejo J, Sequeira W, Cash TF, Block JA.
    Int J Behav Med. 2012
    2012 Jun
    19(2):157-64. doi: 10.1007/s12529-011-9154-9.
  6. Disease-specific patient reported outcome tools for systemic lupus erythematosus.
    Jolly M, Pickard AS, Block JA, Kumar RB, Mikolaitis RA, Wilke CT, Rodby RA, Fogg L, Sequeira W, Utset TO, Cash TF, Moldovan I, Katsaros E, Nicassio P, Ishimori ML, Kosinsky M, Merrill JT, Weisman MH, Wallace DJ.
    Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2012
    2012 Aug
    42(1):56-65. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2011.12.005. Epub 2012 Apr 4.
  7. Rheumatologists' quality of care for lupus: comparison study between a university and county hospital.
    Dua AB, Aggarwal R, Mikolaitis RA, Sequeira W, Block JA, Jolly M.
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012
    2012 Aug
    64(8):1261-4. doi: 10.1002/acr.21653.
  8. Serum free light chains as biomarkers for systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity.
    Aggarwal R, Sequeira W, Kokebie R, Mikolaitis RA, Fogg L, Finnegan A, Plaas A, Block JA, Jolly M.
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011
    2011 Jun
    63(6):891-8. doi: 10.1002/acr.20446.
  9. Treatment of lupus: impact on quality of life.
    Toloza SM, Sequeira W, Jolly M.
    Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2011
    2011 Aug
    13(4):324-37. doi: 10.1007/s11926-011-0189-3. Review.
  10. LupusQoL-US benchmarks for US patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
    Jolly M, Pickard SA, Mikolaitis RA, Rodby RA, Sequeira W, Block JA.
    J Rheumatol. 2010
    2010 Sep
    37(9):1828-33. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.091443. Epub 2010 Aug 17.
  11. Absence of transaminase elevation during concomitant methotrexate and isoniazid therapy.
    Ekochin LH, Manadan AM, Aggarwal R, Sequeira W, Block JA.
    J Rheumatol. 2009
    2009 Sep
    36(9):2127. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.090149. No abstract available.
  12. Safety of etanercept in patients at high risk for mycobacterial tuberculosis infections.
    Aggarwal R, Manadan AM, Poliyedath A, Sequeira W, Block JA.
    J Rheumatol. 2009
    2009 May
    36(5):914-7. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.081041. Epub 2009 Mar 30.
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