Prof Brian Mandell

Prof Brian Mandell

Prof Brian MandellRheumatology


Brian Mandell is Professor and Chairman of Academic Medicine and a Senior Staff Physician in Rheumatology and Immunologic Diseases, Center for Vasculitis Care and Research at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Mandell joined the Cleveland Clinic in 1993 following a faculty appointment at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Chief of Rheumatology at the Graduate Hospital. He previously earned a BA in Biology and a PhD in Physiology and Biophysics from Washington University, St. Louis, and then a Medical Degree from New York University School of Medicine. He trained in medicine and rheumatology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is board certified in Internal medicine and Rheumatology. He served as interim Director of Inflammation Research and Exploratory Clinical Pharmacology at CIBA Pharmaceuticals.

He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine and is a Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He served as the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Program’s Scholarly Activity Program and the Medicine Humanities Program. He is a graduate of the Stanford Faculty Development Program in clinical teaching. He completed a term as member of the Cleveland Clinic’s Board of Governors, and has participated in or chaired many clinical/administrative and academic task forces at the Clinic.

Dr. Mandell has served on or chaired national education planning and writing committees for the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians (ACP), including serving as chairman of the Annual Meeting Planning Committee for both the ACP and ACR. He is currently Vice Chairman of the ACGME Internal Medicine Residency Review Committee (RRC). He has served on the Editorial Board of several journals including Arthritis Care and Research, J Clin Rheumatology, and Arthritis and Rheumatology.

He has published over a hundred articles, chapters, and editorials in peer-reviewed publications and textbooks relating to clinical and basic aspects of medical science as well as medical education. He has a special interest in gout as well as vasculitis and multi-system inflammatory diseases.