3020 Children's Way
San Diego, CA 92123
Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego
Baylor College of Medicine
Valley Medical Center
Valley Medical Center
Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatrics
Dr. Robert Sheets is a pediatric rheumatologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and a clinical professor of pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
He is board certified and has been practicing pediatric rheumatology since 1990.
Graduating from Brown University in 1970 and from medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1974, he went on to complete residency training in 1977 at Valley Medical Center in Fresno, Calif.
Dr. Sheets cares for patients with rheumatic disease and sees patients in the combined Rheumatology/Nephrology Clinic, where he cares for lupus patients and patients with rheumatologic disorders and kidney disease. He is also actively involved in teaching medical students and pediatric residents who are part of UC San Diego School of Medicine's pediatric residency program.
Dr. Sheets has worked with the Arthritis Foundation for many years. He has been part of the Jingle Bell Run and will also be part of the Arthritis Walk starting in 2014.
His interests include hiking, mountain biking, baking, tennis and gardening.
Two pediatric cases of ANCA-negative eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis successfully treated with dupilumab.
Galant-Swafford J, Geng B, Leibel S, Akuthota P, Tucker S, Cernelc-Kohan M, Sheets R, Nation J, Jefferson AA
Kawasaki Disease Outcomes and Response to Therapy in a Multiethnic Community: A 10-Year Experience.
Skochko SM, Jain S, Sun X, Sivilay N, Kanegaye JT, Pancheri J, Shimizu C, Sheets R, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC
Mutations of complement factor I and potential mechanisms of neuroinflammation in acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis.
Broderick L, Gandhi C, Mueller JL, Putnam CD, Shayan K, Giclas PC, Peterson KS, Aceves SS, Sheets RM, Peterson BM, Newbury RO, Hoffman HM, Bastian JF
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