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About Monica Guma, MD, PhD

Monica Guma, MD, PhD, is a rheumatologist who treats a variety of musculoskeletal diseases and autoimmune conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthritis.

Dr. Guma has been with the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego since 2013. She is also a biomedical scientist, with interest in finding new biomarkers and therapeutic targets for inflammatory arthritis. Her research focuses on the control of intracellular signaling by metabolic changes after cell activation.

Dr. Guma completed a fellowship in rheumatology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University Autonomous of Barcelona, where she also completed her residency. Dr. Guma earned her PhD from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona and her postdoctoral research training at UC San Diego.

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Medical Degree

  • Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Fellowship

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

Doctoral Degree

  • Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain

Residency

  • Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2013-07-01

Conditions and Treatments

  • Inflammatory Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases
  • Translational Research
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • 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