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Treatment with Tocilizumab (Actemra®) for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Ara Dikranian, MD
San Diego Arthritis Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 04/20/13

Tocilizumab or Actemra as it's known in the United States is among a class of drugs that are known as the biological disease modifiers or biologics for short. This class of drugs is known to target various proteins or cytokines that are involved in the inflammation with rheumatoid arthritis. Tociliz...
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Ara Dikranian, MD, is a Rheumatologist at the San Diego Arthritis Medical Clinic, a single-specialty private practice in San Diego, California. Dr. Dikranian was board certified in rheumatology in 2000. He completed his medical school at the University of Southern California and Rheumatology training at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Dikranian has practiced rheumatology in the US and abroad since 2000 and is involved in clinical trials dealing with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and chronic pain.
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