George A Karpouzas


MD: 1993, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki Greece, Summa cum Laude
Internal Medicine Residency: 1998, LAC-USC Medical Center, Los Angeles CA
Rheumatology Fellowship: 2000, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA
SLE Research fellowship: 2002, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 

Current position/ employment
Associate Professor of Medicine, David Geffen Scholl of Medicine, UCLA
Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Division of Rheumatology, Torrance, CA




  1. Evaluation of subclinical coronary atherogenesis in Rheumatoid arthritis
  2. Pulmonary vasculopathy in Systemic Sclerosis
  3. Clinical outcome disparities, determinants and predictors in US Hispanics with RA
  4. Phase 2-4 clinical trials in RA, SLE, SLE nephritis