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Steven Berney, MD


Steven Berney, MD


Professor Emeritus, Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-0791

FAX: 215-707-3508

Email: steven.berney@tuhs.temple.edu



Department of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology


Educational Background:



BS, Rutgers University, New Jersey


MD, State University of New York Upstate, Syracuse, NY


Internship and Residency, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


Fellowship training, New York University, New York, NY

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clinical Interests:


  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Vasculitis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

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board certification(s):




Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

19291350. Li S, Kaur PP, Chan V, Berney S, Use of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) antagonists infliximab, etanercept, and adalimumab in patients with concurrent rheumatoid arthritis and hepatitis B or hepatitis C: a retrospective record review of 11 patients. Clin Rheumatol 28:7(787-91)2009 Jul

18766127. Li S 4th, Kaur PP, Berney SN, Effects of methotrexate use in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis. J Clin Rheumatol 14:4(241-2)2008 Aug

18634160. Khurana R, Wolf R, Berney S, Caldito G, Hayat S, Berney SM, Risk of development of lung cancer is increased in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a large case control study in US veterans. J Rheumatol 35:9(1704-8)2008 Sep

18521652. Kaur PP, Chan VC, Berney SN, Histological evaluation of liver in two rheumatoid arthritis patients with chronic hepatitis B and C treated with TNF-alpha blockade: case reports. Clin Rheumatol 27:8(1069-71)2008 Aug

17414534. Kaur PP, Chan VC, Berney SN, Successful etanercept use in an HIV-positive patient with rheumatoid arthritis. J Clin Rheumatol 13:2(79-80)2007 Apr

10473513. Sakkas LI, Tourtellotte C, Berney S, Myers AR, Platsoucas CD, Increased levels of alternatively spliced interleukin 4 (IL-4delta2) transcripts in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with systemic sclerosis. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 6:5(660-4)1999 Sep

2778760. Pritchard CH, Berney S, Patellar tendon rupture in systemic lupus erythematosus. J Rheumatol 16:6(786-8)1989 Jun

2666659. Samuels AJ, Berney SN, Tourtellotte CD, Artymyshyn R, Coexistence of adult onset Still's disease and polymyositis with rhabdomyolysis successfully treated with methotrexate and corticosteroids. J Rheumatol 16:5(685-7)1989 May

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