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Carolyn O'Connor,


Title: Professor

Practices: Drexel Rheumatology

Specialty: Rheumatology


Drexel Rheumatology
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.2688
Fax: 215.762.2689
Drexel Rheumatology
601 Route 73 North
4 Greentree Center, Suite 104
Marlton, NJ 08053
Maps & Directions

Phone: 856.396.0950
Fax: 856.396.0958


  • MD - Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons (1978)

Clinical Services

Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Systemic lupus erythematosus


Dr. Carolyn O'Connor provides the organizational leadership for the rheumatology practice. Her years of experience with complex cases of rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and osteoporosis has benefitted those that she treats tremendously.

Dr. O'Connor has appeared in several documentaries on the cable television show Mystery Diagnosis and was featured on the Discovery Channel in 2006 for systemic lupus erythematosus and also in 2007 for pernicious anemia.


  • Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology
  • Medical Advisory Board for the Lupus Foundation


  • Insight and Advice about Osteoporosis
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    (April 1, 2009)


  • Rheumatology - Boston University Arthritis Center


  • Internal Medicine - New York Hospital (Cornell Medical Center)


  • Internal Medicine - New York Hospital (Cornell Medical Center)


"Lipoma arborecens as an unusual cause of recurrent effusion in knee OA: sonographic and arthroscopic appearance"
Checa A, O’Connor CR
J Clin Rheumatol;16:102-103, 2010

"Retrospective study of patients admitted with fragility fracture at Abington Memorial Hospital: Evaluation of the diagnostic process and treatment of metabolic bone disease"
Singh V, O’Connor C, Franklin M
DrexelMed J; 3;38-44, 2009