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Gopi Krishna Raju Penmetsa
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Gopi Krishna Raju Penmetsa, MD, MBBS

Languages spoken: English

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  • Gopi Penmetsa, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah. He is a general clinical rheumatologist who sees patients with all forms of rheumatic disease including ankylosing spondylitis.

    He received an M.B.B.S. at Andhra Medical College and an internship at King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam, India. He completed his internal medicine residency, rheumatology fellowship and geriatrics fellowship at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Penmetsa joined the University of Utah School of Medicine in 2014.

    Specialties

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Rheumatology)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 215 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    August 13, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Very good doctor who takes care of all his patent needs.

    August 07, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    He is a kind gentle man. He listens to me and we come up with a treatment plan together.

    August 06, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Knows his business. Would highly recommend him to anyone!

    August 05, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Penmetsa is very thorough and thoughtful.

    August 05, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr.Gopi is a wonderful Dr.He treats me like I matter and everything he has done is making a difference for me.Thank you.

    May 28, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Very knowledgeable and professional.

    May 26, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Penmetsa is an excellent Rheumatologist. He is open to questions and discusses the answers. And he discusses options with me and together we determine the best option(s) for me. I highly recommend him!

    May 26, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    he is one that takes time to listen to you, unlike many other doctors that don't really care, this Dr does care

    May 26, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Penmetsa is very friendly and easy to talk to. He takes my needs into consideration. I appreciate the care he has given me.

  • Gopi Penmetsa, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah. He is a general clinical rheumatologist who sees patients with all forms of rheumatic disease including ankylosing spondylitis.

    He received an M.B.B.S. at Andhra Medical College and an internship at King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam, India. He completed his internal medicine residency, rheumatology fellowship and geriatrics fellowship at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Penmetsa joined the University of Utah School of Medicine in 2014.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Rheumatology
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Rheumatology)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Fellowship Rheumatology - University of Utah Hospital Fellow
    Geriatrics - University of Utah Hospital Fellow
    Residency Internal Medicine - University of Utah Hospital Resident
    Medicine - St. John of God Hospital Medical Officer
    Residency Stroke Unit - Lister Hospital Senior House Officer
    Cardiology - Lister hospital Junior House Officer
    Internship Apollo Hospital House Officer
    King George Hospital Intern
    Professional Medical Andhra Medical College M.B.B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Walsh JA, Pei S, Penmetsa GK, Leng J, Cannon GW, Clegg DO, Sauer BC (2018). Cohort identification of axial spondyloarthritis in a large healthcare dataset: current and future methods. BMC Musculoskelet Disord, 19(1), 317. (Read full article)
    2. Walsh JA, Pei S, Burningham Z, Penmetsa G, Cannon GW, Clegg DO, Sauer BC (2017). Use of Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Drugs for Inflammatory Arthritis in US Veterans: Effect of Specialty Care and Geographic Distance.LID - jrheum.170554 [pii]LID - 10.3899/jrheum.170554 [doi]. J Rheumatol, 45(3), 430-436. (Read full article)
    3. Frech TM, Pimentel R, Mineau G, Sawitzke A, Penmetsa G, Wong J (2015). Parental influence on systemic sclerosis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 67(2), 310-2. (Read full article)

    Case Report

    1. Kinard K, Walsh JA, Penmetsa GK, Warner JE (2014). Adalimumab and Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischaemic Optic Neuropathy: A Case Report. Neuroophthalmology, 38(5), 272-277. (Read full article)
    2. Penmetsa GK, Rodgers GM, Smock KJ (2010). Avoiding errors in the laboratory evaluation of potent lupus anticoagulants. Am J Hematol, 85(4), 272-4. (Read full article)

    Abstract

    1. Penmetsa G, Walsh J, Pei S, Sauer B, Douglas K, Walker J, Clewell J, Feng B (2021). Identifying Erosive Disease from Radiology Reports of Veterans with Inflammatory Arthritis with Natural Language Processing [abstract]. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2021; 73 (suppl 10).  [Abstract].
    2. Overbury R, Pei S, Penmetsa G, Sauer B, Patil V, Walker J, Clewell J, Douglas K, Clegg D, Cannon G, Halwani A, Walsh (2019). Treatment Patterns with Disease Modifying Anti-rheumatic Drugs in United States Veterans with Newly Diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, or Ankylosing Spondylitis [Abstract]. 71(suppl 10), 2369.
    3. Penmetsa G, Walsh J (2018). Cohort Identification of Axial Spondyloarthritis in a Large Healthcare Dataset: Current and Future Methods [Abstract]. Arthritis Rheumatol, 70(suppl 10).
    4. Overbury RS, Pei S, Penmetsa G, Cannon GW, Clegg DO, Sauer B, Walsh J (2018). Identification of Axial Spondyloarthritis Patients in a Large Dataset: The Development and Validation of Novel Methods [Abstract]. Arthritis Rheumatol, 70(suppl 10).
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