Saumya V. Joshi, M.D. Pediatric Rheumatologist
Primary Appointment Location
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR 72202
- Accepting New Patients
- Patient Type
- Children and Adolescents
- English, Hindi
About Dr. Joshi
Dr. Joshi treats patients with pediatric rheumatologic disorders including Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Juvenile Dermatomyositis, Morphea/Scleroderma, Vasculitis (e.g. GPA, MPA, EGPA, IgA vasculitis), Periodic Fever Syndromes, and Inflammatory Bone Diseases. Additionally, he has clinical experience in Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome and Hypermobility Syndromes and sees these patients at ACH pain clinic once a week.
Dr. Joshi's Academic Background
Dr. Joshi received his medical degree in 2013 from Armed Forces Medical College, India and completed a Residency in Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn in 2017. He completed his Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship training at Tufts Children’s Hospital, Boston in 2020. He also received a Master’s in Science in Clinical Research at Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute the same year. He joined the faculty of UAMS in 2020.
Education and Training
- SUNY Downstate Medical Center
- Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center
- Postgraduate Education
- New York University Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
- Medical School
- Armed Forces Medical College, India
- American Board of Pediatrics — General Pediatrics
- American Academy of Pediatrics
Dr. Joshi's Research
His research focuses on clinical investigation of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome. His Master’s thesis was titled ‘Immersive Virtual Reality for Management of Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome in Adolescents: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial’. Dr. Joshi is a member of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA). He is also interested in the education of residents and medical students at UAMS.