Dr Olga Petryna is a Board Certified Attending Rheumatologist at NYU Langone Medical Center ACWS and a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU School of Medicine. She completed her Rheumatology fellowship training at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical School. Dr. Petryna provides direct clinical care as well as clinical research and medical student and resident teaching. Her interests include cell immunologic treatments and the application of novel therapeutics in autoimmune and auto-inflammatory rheumatic diseases. She has been invited to present her research at several major national and international meetings and has published research articles in high impact peer-reviewed rheumatology journals. She was named “Rising Star in Rheumatology” in 2013 and 2014 by the New York Times Magazine.


  • Rheumatology
Office location:
ACWS NYU Langone
355 West 52 street, 8 floor
New York, NY 10016
Tel. 646-754-2100
Fax. 646-754-2585

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Rheumatology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Internal Medicine


  • MD, Ivano-Frankowskij Medicinskij Inst
  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Ct.
  • Fellowship, Rheumatology
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Academic Appointment 
  • Clinical Instructor, NYU School of Medicine

Autoimmunity, Cellular Immunity, Immunology, Immunosuppression, Inflammation, T Cells

The Specific Regulation of Immune Responses by HLA-E/hsp60sp –restricted –CD8+ T cells and its role in autoimmunity.
Mentor: Leonard Chess, Professor of Medicine, Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University, NY

The Role of Biomarkers in Predicting the Efficacy of Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Chart review study. Principal Investigator: Olga Petryna. Co- investigator Xuan Gao, M.D – -current