Andrew Clark Heisler, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Andrew C. Heisler, MD, MSCI is a board-certified rheumatologist with Bronson Rheumatology Specialists in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Loyola University Chicago. Following medical school, he completed an internal medicine residency at Loyola University Health Center in Maywood, IL. He completed his subspecialty training in rheumatology at Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center in Chicago, IL, where he additionally completed a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation. Following his clinical fellowship, he completed a NIH T32 fellowship at Northwestern to gain further clinical research skills.
Dr. Heisler's research interests include understanding mechanisms of chronic pain in inflammatory arthritis. Dr. Heisler also has an interest in the use of patient reported outcomes to better understand the patient experience in inflammatory arthritis. Dr. Heisler's clinical interests include rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, crystal arthritis, and vasculitis.
Education and Training
- MSCI 2020, Clinical Investigation, Northwestern University
- Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2020, NIH T32 Rheumatology Research Fellowship, Northwestern University
- Fellowship 2019, Rheumatology, Northwestern University
- Residency 2017, Internal Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center - Maywood
- MD 2014, Loyola University-Chicago
- BS 2009, Biology, Loyola University-Chicago
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Research Methods/Statistics
- Patent research
- Pain Measurement
- Clinical rheumatolgy
- Clinical Research or Studies
- Arthritis treatments
Heisler A.C., Song J., Dunlop D.D., Wohlfahrt A., Bingham C.O., Bolster M.B., Clauw D.J., Marder W., Phillips K., Neogi T., Lee Y.C. Association of Pain Centralization and Patient-Reported Pain in Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Arthritis Care and Research. 2020;72(8):1122-1129. doi: 10.1002/acr.23994.
Heisler A.C., Song J., Muhammad L.N., Wohlfahrt A., Marder W., Bolster M.B., Bingham C.O., Clauw D.J., Dunlop D.D., Neogi T., Lee Y.C. Association of Dysregulated Central Pain Processing and Response to Disease–Modifying Antirheumatic Drug Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis Arthritis and Rheumatology. 2020;72:2017-2024. doi: 10.1002/art.41440.