Dr. Roger Kornu is a board-certified UC Irvine Health rheumatologist.

Roger Kornu, MD


Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Rheumatoid arthritis, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Connective tissue diseases, Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, Gout, Vasculitis

Medical Services
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Rheumatology, Rheumatology
  • English
Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
University of Texas SouthwesternInternal Medicine
University of Texas SouthwesternRheumatology
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Clinical Professor — Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine
  • Member — American College of Rheumatology
  • Member — International Society for Clinical Densitometry
More Information

Dr. Roger Kornu is a board-certified UC Irvine Health rheumatologist who specializes in treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis. He also is an expert in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory autoimmune diseases and osteoporosis. His clinical interests include connective tissue diseases, such as lupus and vasculitis, as well as osteoarthritis and gout.

He earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in rheumatology. He comes to UC Irvine Health from a multispecialty group practice, where he served as chief of rheumatology.

He has published in both basic science and clinical journals and served as editor of a chapter on rheumatology for a textbook on internal medicine. He has been an investigator in clinical trials for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and osteoporosis and speaker at many physician and patient conferences.

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