Risa A. Alperin, MD

Attending Physician, Rheumatology; Instructor in Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Special Interests

​Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, childhood systemic lupus erythematosus, periodic fevers, vasculitis

Biographical Information

Professional Organizations

American College of Rheumatology

Medical School

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, 2005

Postgraduate Training

Fellowship in pediatric rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2008-2011; Residency in pediatrics, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weil Cornell, 2005-2008


Board certified in: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology

Additional Information

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine Faculty Profile

Northwestern Scholars Profile