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Arundathi Jayatilleke,


Title: Associate Professor; Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship

Practices: Drexel Rheumatology

Specialty: Rheumatology


Drexel Rheumatology
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.2688
Fax: 215.762.2689


  • MD - Duke University College of Medicine (2005)
  • MS with distinction - Yale University (2001)
  • BS with distinction, magna cum laude - Yale University (2001)

Awards & Honors

  • Clinician Scholar Educator Award, Rheumatology Research Foundation (2016)
  • Drexel University College of Medicine Professional Enrichment Grant (2015)
  • Outstanding Poster Presentation, Duke University School of Medicine Medical Student Research Day (2004)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship for Medical Students, Duke University School of Medicine (2003)
  • Elected to Phi Beta Kappa (2001)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Association of Specialty Professors
  • Philadelphia Rheumatism Society
  • Association for Medical Education in Europe

Clinical Services

Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Ankylosing spondylitis, Dermatomyositis, Gout, Polymyositis, Psoriatic arthritis


Arundathi Jayatilleke, MD, is board certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology. She sees patients at Drexel Rheumatology, 219 N. Broad Street in Center City Philadelphia.


  • Rheumatology - Hospital for Special Surgery (2008-2011)


  • Internal Medicine - New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell Campus (2005-2008)


  • Internal Medicine - New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell Campus (2005-2008)


A fatal case of propylthiouracil-induced ANCA-associated vasculitis resulting in rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis, acute hepatic failure, and cerebral angiitis.
Khan TA, Yin Luk FC, Uqdah HT, Arif A, Hussain H, Jayatilleke A, Aggarwal S.
Clin Nephrol.;83(5):309-14. doi: 10.5414/CN108322, May 2015

Modulation of TNF-induced macrophage polarization by synovial fibroblasts.
Donlin LT, Jayatilleke A, Giannopoulou EG, Kalliolias GD, Ivashkiv LB.
J Immunol. 2014 Sep 1;193(5):2373-83. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1400486. Epub 2014 Jul 23, 2014

Protein kinase activity of phosphoinositide 3-kinase regulates beta-adrenergic receptor endocytosis.
Naga Prasad SV, Jayatilleke A, Madamanchi A, Rockman HA.
Nat Cell Biol.;7(8):785-96, August 2005