Denis Poddubnyy

Denis Poddubnyy

Professor of Rheumatology
Department of Gastroenterology, Infectiology and Rheumatology
Charité University Hospital

Denis Poddubnyy is a professor of rheumatology at the Charité University Hospital, Berlin, Germany. He received his medical degree from Saratov State Medical University in Russia in 2003. After 5 years of training in internal medicine and rheumatology there, Dr Poddubnyy moved to Berlin. Since 2008 he has worked as a staff physician and researcher at the Charité University Hospital. In 2014-2016, he has also coordinated the Clinical Research Unit at the Berlin Institute of Health. In April 2016 he was appointed as a full professor and a head of Rheumatology Unit at Campus Benjamin Franklin at the Charité University Hospital.

In 2008 he completed his PhD thesis related to the cardiovascular pathology in ankylosing spondylitis and in 2013 his lecturer qualification thesis dedicated to the topic of ‘Prediction and prevention of disease progression in early axial spondyloarthritis’. Since 2003 his research activities have focused on early diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes in patients with axial spondyloarthritis. Dr Poddubnyy is a member of the executive committee of the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis International Society (ASAS) and author of a number of publications on the topic of spondyloarthritis in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.

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