Post Author: Diana M. Girnita, MD, PhD

Diana M. Girnita is a rheumatologist and founder and CEO, Rheumatologist OnCall. She can also be reached on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Dr. Girnita is board certified in rheumatology and internal medicine. She completed a PhD in immunology, a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University, an immunology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, and a rheumatology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati.  She is the founder and CEO of Rheumatologist OnCall, a direct specialty care telemedicine practice focused on broadening access to rheumatology, actively seeing patients in six U.S. states.

Dr. Girnita graduated from the nutrition science course at Stanford University and a mindfulness course at the University of Massachusetts. She was recognized with the Top Doctor award (2017-2020) and is a frequently invited speaker at The Arthritis Foundation. 

She is the co-founder of the Direct Specialty Care Alliance. This non-profit organization will lead the movement of specialists in becoming independent and provide direct care services to patients. Dr. Girnita is the co-leader of the FMMA California Chapter.

Dr. Girinta is the author of numerous studies cited on PubMed.