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About Nunzio Bottini, MD, PhD

Nunzio Bottini, MD, PhD, is a rheumatologist who treats a variety of musculoskeletal diseases and autoimmune conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis and scleroderma.

Dr. Bottini has been with the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego since 2013. He is also a biomedical scientist, with interest in finding new biomarkers and therapeutic targets for arthritis and autoimmunity. His research focuses on the control of intracellular signaling by protein phosphorylation, with particular interest in a family of proteins called tyrosine phosphatases.

From 2009-2016, Dr. Bottini served on faculty at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology.

Dr. Bottini completed a fellowship in rheumatology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He earned his MD and PhD from the University of Rome Tor Vergata, where he also completed his internship and residency. Dr. Bottini completed his postdoctoral research training at Sanford Burnham Institute (now Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute).

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For more information, see Rheumatology.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

Residency

  • University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

Internship

  • University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

Doctoral Degree

  • University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Italian

Conditions and Treatments

  • Inflammatory Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases
  • Scleroderma
  • Translational Research
  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted