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Shuntaro Shinada, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
HMR 711 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 1946


Originally from Kanagawa, Japan, Dr. Shinada graduated from the Keck School of Medicine as a Dean’s Scholar and completed his residency at the LAC+USC Medical Center. Dr. Shinada developed an expertise in Rheumatology through subsequent fellowships: first at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center followed by LAC+USC Medical Center. In addition to his extensive teaching, research and patient commitments, Dr. Shinada has found time throughout his career to volunteer at the Oakland Headstart Program and the Berkeley Free Clinic and is currently an instructor at the Shotokyo Kendo Dojo. Kendo is the art of Japanese fencing.


University of California, Berkeley: Departmental Honors, Molecular and Cell Biology, 1993

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Dean's Scholar, 1994-1995

Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc.: Fellows in Rheumatology, 2003

University of California, Berkeley: Dean's List, 1990-1992

Amgen Fellows Committee: Amgen Fellows Scholarship, 2003


Tien C, Xu JJ, Chan LS, Chang M, Lim C, Lee S, Huh B, Shinada S, Bae HS, Fong TL. Long-term treatment with tenofovir in asian-american chronic hepatitis B patients is associated with abnormal renal phosphate handling. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Feb; 60(2):566-72. View in: PubMed

Perret D, Chang EY, Pang W, Shinada S, Panush RS. Reflecting on pain management for patients with osteoarthritis and other rheumatic disorders: there's more to pain management than managing pain. Pain Manag. 2013 Jul; 3(4):295-301. View in: PubMed

Ortiz EC, Shinada S. Evolution of classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis: how do the 2010 criteria perform? Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2012 May; 38(2):345-53. View in: PubMed

Nguyen P, Barte F, Shinada S, Yiu SC. Management of Corneal Graft Rejection - A Case Series Report and Review of the Literature. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2010 Sep 29; 1(103). View in: PubMed

Oliveira B, Arkfeld DG, Weitz IC, Shinada S, Ehresmann G. Successful rituximab therapy of acquired factor VIII inhibitor in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Apr; 13(2):89-91. View in: PubMed

Rubenstein E, Arkfeld DG, Metyas S, Shinada S, Ehresmann S, Liebman HA. Rituximab treatment for resistant antiphospholipid syndrome. J Rheumatol. 2006 Feb; 33(2):355-7. View in: PubMed

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