George Vance Lawry

George V. Lawry, MD


Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Ankylosing spondylitis & psoriatic arthritis, Bursitis & tendinitis, Connective tissue diseases, Gout & crystalline arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Systemic vasculitis

Nickname: Geordie
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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology [Internal Medicine]
  • English
Medical School
Johns Hopkins HospitalMedical Degree
Massachusetts General HospitalInternal Medicine
Massachusetts General HospitalInternal Medicine
Stanford UniversityInternal Medicine
Wadsworth VA Medical CenterRheumatology
Professional Positions
  • Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine
  • Clinical Director, Multispecialty Clinics
  • Clinical Professor of Health Sciences, Department of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  • America's Top Doctors (Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Vasculitis), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2012
  • Best Doctors in America® — Rheumatology, 2011-2013, 2015, 2016
  • National finalist for the AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award 2006
  • Nominee for the Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award 1998
  • University of Iowa Collegiate Teaching Award 1996
  • University of Iowa President and Provost's Award for Teaching Excellence 2007
More Information

Dr. George V. Lawry practiced at the Menlo Medical Clinic in Northern California from 1981 to 1993. Lawry entered academic medicine at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, teaching from 1993 to 2009. He and his family returned to California in November 2009, when Lawry was named chief of the Division of Rheumatology in UC Irvine's Department of Medicine. His research interests center around education, curriculum development and teaching effectiveness, with a particular focus on musculoskeletal physical examination skills.

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