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Dr. Victoria Shanmugam, MD

Rheumatologist

Washington, DC

About Dr. Victoria Shanmugam

Victoria K. Shanmugam, MD, FACR, FACP, is Director of the Division of Rheumatology, and Associate Professor of Medicine at The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates. A native of London, Dr. Shanmugam graduated with honors in Medicine from the Imperial College School of Medicine. She completed residencies at St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals and became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2002. After moving to Washington, DC, Dr. Shanmugam pursued further residency and fellowship training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at Georgetown University. Dr. Shanmugam has an active clinical practice caring for patients with autoimmune diseases. She has several ongoing research studies including the WE-HEAL study which focuses on the interplay of the host immune response and the wound bed microbiome in patients with chronic wounds. Dr. Shanmugam has received numerous awards for her research, including an American College of Rheumatology Physician Scientist Development Award, the John Eisenberg Memorial Career Development Award and the C. Bertram Hoffberger Research Achievement Award. She was a KL2 scholar at the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as Current Opinion in Rheumatology, International Wound Journal and Clinical Rheumatology. Dr. Shanmugam is a member of several professional societies both in Great Britain and the United States, including the Royal College of Physicians, American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Rheumatology, as well the British Medical Association. She is certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

In-network insurances

  • AdvantageMD
  • Adventist Health
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Rheumatologist

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Hospital affiliations

  • The George Washington University Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Imperial College London Faculty of Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Georgetown University, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Georgetown University, Fellowship in Rheumatology

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • British Medical Association

Awards and publications

  • American College of Rheumatology Physician Scientist Development Award
  • John Eisenberg Memorial Career Development Award
  • The C. Bertram Hoffberger Research Achievement Award.
  • Dr. Victoria Shanmugam has published several articles on Renal Involvement in Scleroderma.
  • Dr. Victoria Shanmugam's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as Current Opinion in Rheumatology, International Wound Journal and Clinical Rheumatology.

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1306968300

Dr. Victoria Shanmugam's office location

GWMFA - Rheumatology

George Washington Medical Faculty Associates

2300 M St NW, 9th Floor

Washington, DC 20037

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