James Joseph Curran , MD

Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

(773) 702-1232

University Of Chicago Medicine
5841 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

Overview

James Curran, MD, is an expert rheumatologist, specializing in late onset rheumatoid arthritis. He was the first doctor to define therapeutic requirements and clinical outcomes of the disease, when he published the initial 50 cases in Seminars of Arthritis & Rheumatism in 1992. Dr. Curran also has expertise in inflammatory muscle diseases, including polymyositis and dermatomyositis. Dr. Curran’s research focuses on improving treatment options for patients with inflammatory diseases. In one study, he examined the use of IL6 and Rituxan to treat advanced rheumatoid arthritis. In another, he and his colleagues studied the impact of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors in patients with refractory sarcoidosis. An accomplished author and speaker, Dr. Curran has published abstracts and articles in several peer-reviewed journals and is frequently asked to present at conferences on arthritis and autoimmune disease. For the past 10 years, he has been named one of the "Top Doctors in Chicago" by Chicago magazine and one of "America’s Top Doctors" by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 45 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Illinois At Chicago College Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1976

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • University Of Chicago Medicine

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS IL PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
  • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • Coventry IL PPO
  • Coventry MO HMO POS
  • Coventry MO PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • Sagamore Plus
  • SIHO Network
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Curran's Office Information

Fax: (773) 370-2030
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Doctor Curran's Other Office Information

Uchicago Medicine River East
355 E GRAND AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60611
(888) 824-0200

Fax:
Website:www.uchicagomedicine.org
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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University Of Chicago Medical Center Rheumatology
5758 S Maryland Ave Ste 4C
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-6217

Fax:(773) 383-4706
Website:universityofchicagomedical.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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