​​​​​​​​​​Meet the CMU Health Division of Rheumatology ​Specialists:


Josephine Patricia Dhar, M.D.

Internal Medicine Program Director


Dr. J. Patricia Dhar is our board certified Rheumatologist who treats a wide variety of Rheumatological conditions including:

  • Lupus  
  • Lupus and pregnancy
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Gout

 Dr. Dhar has a special interest in Lupus and has been involved in much research around this topic.  She is involved with teaching CMU Internal Medicine residents and students who are involved with the care of the patient.  Dr. Dhar is currently accepting inpatient consults at Covenant Healthcare and St. Mary's Medical Center.