Dr. Praveen Govender is the Associate Director of the Sarcoidosis Center with training in Pulmonary Medicine and Allergy and Immunology, and he has worked extensively with Dr. Jeffrey Berman in the care of patients with sarcoidosis since 2008 at The Sarcoidosis Clinic at Boston Medical Center. Their mission is to improve the lives of persons with sarcoidosis by providing state-of-the-art patient care coupled with innovative research aimed at understanding the pathogenesis and natural history of sarcoidosis. Dr. Berman is an active member of the World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders (WASOG).
- Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, MBBCh
- University of Alberta, BS
- Published on 7/3/2018
Cozier YC, Govender P, Berman JS. Obesity and sarcoidosis: consequence or contributor? Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2018 Jul 03. PMID: 29979212.
- Published on 3/15/2018
Raghu G, Berman JS, Govender P. Treatment of Sarcoidosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar 15; 197(6):P9-P10. PMID: 29543101.
- Published on 4/10/2017
Govender P, Keyes CM, Hankinson EA, O'Hara CJ, Sanchorawala V, Berk JL. Transbronchial biopsies safely diagnose amyloid lung disease. Amyloid. 2017 Mar; 24(1):37-41. PMID: 28393574.
- Published on 7/25/2016
Ahmadian A, Pawar S, Govender P, Berman J, Ruberg FL, Miller EJ. The response of FDG uptake to immunosuppressive treatment on FDG PET/CT imaging for cardiac sarcoidosis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Apr; 24(2):413-424. PMID: 27457527.
- Published on 10/9/2015
Govender P, Berman JS. The Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis. Clin Chest Med. 2015 Dec; 36(4):585-602. PMID: 26593135.
- Published on 4/1/2015
Cozier YC, Coogan PF, Govender P, Berman JS, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L. Obesity and weight gain in relation to incidence of sarcoidosis in US black women: data from the Black Women's Health Study. Chest. 2015 Apr; 147(4):1086-93. PMID: 25411869.
- Published on 5/31/2014
Ahmadian A, Brogan A, Berman J, Sverdlov AL, Mercier G, Mazzini M, Govender P, Ruberg FL, Miller EJ. Quantitative interpretation of FDG PET/CT with myocardial perfusion imaging increases diagnostic information in the evaluation of cardiac sarcoidosis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Oct; 21(5):925-39. PMID: 24879453.
- Published on 4/18/2014
Berman JS, Govender P, Ruberg FL, Mazzini M, Miller EJ. Scadding revisited: a proposed staging system for cardiac sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis. 2014; 31(1):2-5. PMID: 24751447.
- Published on 12/14/2013
Saleemuddin A, Govender P, Govender PP, Farraye FA. Nocardia pneumonia in a patient with Crohn's disease receiving 6-mercaptopurine and infliximab. J Crohns Colitis. 2014 Jul; 8(7):708-9. PMID: 24342764.
- Published on 4/25/2013
Govender P, Romero F, Shah D, Paez J, Ding SY, Liu L, Gower A, Baez E, Aly SS, Pilch P, Summer R. Cavin1; a regulator of lung function and macrophage phenotype. PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e62045. PMID: 23634221.
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