Dr. Raja Bobba

Division of Rheumatology

Raja Bobba

MD, MSc (epi), FRCPC

Associate Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine






Education and Professional Standing

Dr. Bobba is a clinician educator in the Division of Rheumatology. His primary interest is in undergraduate medical school education. From a research perspective his past has looked at an interaction of thrombosis and immunology specifically  from the perspective  systemic lupus erythematosus.  His interest also include CNS manifestations of lupus. He is certified in internal medicine and rheumatology through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Selected Publications

  1. Tomizza MA, Jessome MA, Barbosa J, Beattie KA, Bensen WG, Bobba RS, Cividino AA, Emond PD, Gordon C, Hart L, Ioannidis G, Koh MX, Larché M, Tavares R, Tytus S, Adachi JD. Assessing the Reliability of a Semiautomated Segmentation Algorithm for Quantifying Erosions in the Metacarpophalangeal Joints of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.  J Rheumatol. 2015 Sep;42(9):1582-6. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.141139. Epub 2015 Jul 15.
  2. Raja S Bobba, Mark A Crowther. Perioperative Management of the Patient with Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura De Novo and the Thrombocytopenia of Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome. Perioperative Management of Patients with Rheumatic Disease 2012, 129-135, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-2203-7_10.
  3. Jung H, Bobba RS, Su J, Sarabi-Shariati Z, Gladman D, Urowitz M,  Lou W, Fortin PR. The Protective Effect of Antimalarial Drug on Thrombovascular Events in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Mar;62(3):863-8.
  4. Beattie KA, Bobba R, Bayoumi I, Chan D, Schabort I, Boulos P, Kean W, Obeid J, McCallum R, Ioannidis G, Papaioannou A, Cividino A.  Validation of the GALS musculoskeletal screening exam for use in primary care: a pilot study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2008 Aug 27;9:115. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-9-115.
  5. Bobba RS, Johnson SR, Davis AM. A review of the sapporo and revised Sapporo criteria for the classification of antiphospholipid syndrome. Where do the revised sapporo criteria add value? J Rheumatol. 2007 Jul;34(7):1522-7. Epub 2007 Jun 1. Review.