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Specialties & Research

Dr. James Louie, MD is board certified in Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis (septic arthritis)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatology
  • Scleroderma
  • Spine Inflammation (Spondylarthropathies)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Vasculitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Louie graduated from Washington University at St. Louis, Saint Louis. He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Infectious Arthritis
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Louie has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 
  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James Sam Louie MD is a male Rheumatologist, has 47 years of experience and practices in Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. James S. Louie practice?
Dr. James Louie has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Louie practices Rheumatology near Los Angeles, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Sylmar, CA.
See Los Angeles Rheumatologists.