Dr. Vincent Giuliano, a Rheumatologist from University of Virginia
Hospital. He is considered by a colleague, “the Dean of Rheumatology”
in central Virginia. Currently he is a professor of Medicine at
UVa Hospital, within the Clinical Rheumatology Division. He has had over 30
years experience in private practice, in which he was a co-founder of Albemarle
Arthritis Associates. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of
Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, in 1965. His training came from Jefferson Medical College,
Philadelphia, PA, along with University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School at
Dallas. He also served at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, Founding Fellow,
Albemarle County Medical Society, American College of Physicians, and American
Society of Internal Medicine. He has over 14 publications throughout various journals,
on arthritis related studies. This nomination comes from his colleague and friend Dr.
Gregory Pudhorodsky. We would like to thank Dr. Giuliano for this long time service of
Arthritis patients with in Charlottesville.
Dr. Rasheed Siddiqui is the co owner of the Charlottesville Pain Management
Center and specializes in Interventional Pain Management. He completed his
undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia and completed medical
school at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He then completed
a four year Anesthesiology Residency at the University of Virginia followed
by a one year Fellowship in Pain Medicine. Since 2002, Dr. Siddiqui has been
a full time Interventional Pain Specialists at the Charlottesville Pain Management
Center. He specializes in injections in the neck, low back, and joints with the
use of live x ray (fluoroscopic guidance) and ultrasound. Dr. Siddiqui is Board
Certified in Anesthesiology with a Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine
by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is a member of the Medical Society
of Virginia, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the American Society of
Interventional Pain Physicians.
Dr. Sandeep Teja received his undergraduate degree from the college of William
and Mary in 1990. He received his medical degree in 1995 from the University of
Virginia in 1995. Following medical school, Dr. Teja completed eight years of
medical training at the prestigious University of Rochester, in Rochester, NY.
In 1996 he completed his surgical internship, followed by general surgery in 1997,
and in 1998 he served as a research fellow. From 1998 to 2004 Dr. Teja served
as a resident in Neurosurgery, completing the program in June 2004.
In 1993 and 1994 he was the recipient of the American Heart Association Research
Grant. Dr. Teja has been a Neurosurgeon with Martha Jefferson since 2005.
He specializes in surgeries that are cause by degeneration of the spine.
He is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons,
the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.
We thank him for him work within Charlottesville, Virginia.