W. Neal Roberts, M.D.

W. Neal Roberts, M.D.

W. Neal Roberts, M.D.

W. Neal Roberts, M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Rheumatology
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 690
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-5233 - Academic Office
502-588-4710 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
CNS and Renal Lupus; Interstitial Lung Disease in Rheumatic Diseases; Vasculitis; Needle Procedures

 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Rheumatology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Virginia
  • Residency: Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowships: Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital (Rheumatology); Massachusetts General Hospital (Internal Medicine)

 

Featured Publications

  • Bagnato G, Roberts WN, Sciortino D, Sangari D, Cirmi S, Ravenell RL, Navarra M, Bagnato G, Gangemi S. Mastocytosis and systemic sclerosis: a clinical association. Clin Mol Allergy. 2016 Oct 11;14:13. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27752240; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5059924.
  • Bagnato GL, Fiorenza A, Cordova F, Roberts WN, Moore C Jr, Greco D, Monaco C, Muscatello MR, Bruno A, Zoccali R, Bagnato G. Clinical, autoimmune, and psychiatric parameters correlate with sleep disturbance in patients with systemic sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2016 Sep-Oct;34 Suppl 100(5):49-55. Epub 2016 May 10. PubMed PMID: 27192425.
  • Bagnato GL, Roberts WN, Fiorenza A, Arcuri C, Certo R, Trimarchi F, Ruggeri RM, Bagnato GF. Skin fibrosis correlates with circulating thyrotropin levels in systemic sclerosis: translational association with Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Endocrine. 2016 Feb;51(2):291-7. doi: 10.1007/s12020-015-0600-3. Epub 2015 May 21. PubMed PMID: 25994300.
  • Bitto A, Bagnato GL, Pizzino G, Roberts WN, Irrera N, Minutoli L, Russo G, Squadrito F, Saitta A, Bagnato GF, Altavilla D. Simvastatin prevents vascular complications in the chronic reactive oxygen species murine model of systemic sclerosis. Free Radic Res. 2016;50(5):514-22. doi: 10.3109/10715762.2016.1149171. Epub 2016 Mar 17. PubMed PMID: 26846205.
  • Bagnato G, Bitto A, Pizzino G, Roberts WN, Squadrito F, Altavilla D, Bagnato G, Saitta A. Propylthiouracil modulates aortic vasculopathy in the oxidative stress model of systemic sclerosis. Vascul Pharmacol. 2015 Aug;71:79-83. doi: 10.1016/j.vph.2014.12.006. Epub 2015 Apr 11. PubMed PMID: 25869518.
  • Bagnato G, De Andres I, Sorbara S, Verduci E, Corallo G, Ferrera A, Morgante S, Roberts WN Jr, Bagnato G. Pain threshold and intensity in rheumatic patients: correlations with the Hamilton Depression Rating scale. Clin Rheumatol. 2015 Mar;34(3):555-61. doi: 10.1007/s10067-013-2477-y. Epub 2014 Jan 10. PubMed PMID: 24407907.
  • Bagnato G, Bitto A, Pizzino G, Irrera N, Sangari D, Cinquegrani M, Roberts WN, Matucci Cerinic M, Squadrito F, Altavilla D, Bagnato G, Saitta A. Simvastatin attenuates the development of pulmonary and cutaneous fibrosis in a murine model of systemic sclerosis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2013 Aug;52(8):1377-86. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/ket144. Epub 2013 Apr 25. PubMed PMID: 23620550.
  • Roberts WN, Liang MH. It takes a village to craft a clinical guideline. J Rheumatol. 2007 Nov;34(11):2123-5. PubMed PMID: 17985410.
  • Roberts WN. Primer: pitfalls of aspiration and injection. Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol. 2007 Aug;3(8):464-72. Review. PubMed PMID: 17664954.
  • Srikulmontree T, Massey HD, Roberts WN. Treatment of skeletal Erdheim-Chester disease with zoledronic acid: case report and proposed mechanisms of action. Rheumatol Int. 2007 Jan;27(3):303-7. Epub 2006 Aug 25. PubMed PMID: 16932956.