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Dr. Vinay Ramchandra Joshi

Dr. Vinay Ramchandra Joshi

Consultant Rheumatologist and Director, Research
M. D. (Internal Medicine), FICP (India)

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About the Doctor

th? game su500Dr. Vinay Joshi is a multifaceted medical person. He is not only an astute clinician and a physician of repute, but also a pioneer of rheumatology in India, an accomplished teacher, writer, editor and a researcher.

His desire to be a doctor with a view to help patients stems from his father who was a well-known medical practitioner in a taluka place. His practice of medicine is a reflection of his exemplary father and teachers at Government Medical College, Nagpur.

th? game su500In recognition of his medical services, he has been a recipient of many honors, notable amongst them being the "Karmayogi Puraskar", "Life-time Achievement" Award in Rheumatology" and "Honorary Rheumatologist" to the Governor of Maharashtra

He loves teaching. Over the years he has taught undergraduate, postgraduates in medicine and rheumatology imparting knowledge and clinical skills.

He has been an active participant in teaching activities of physicians & rheumatologists all over India through conferences, seminars, guest lectures, and CMEs etc.

Another facet of his personality is medical journalism. He has authored several research papers, and chapters in medical text books, and updates and has been an editor of medical journals, text-books and monographs in medicine and rheumatology. He has edited two video films and a slide compendium in rheumatology.

th? game su500His extra-curricular interests include sports, literature, photography and music.

Happily married with two daughters, his future plans include community service & patient education.

Special Training

  • Radiation Medicine. Radiation Medical Centre, Bombay, 1966.
  • Certificate course in Nutrition National Institute of Nutrition Hyderabad, 1972 - 73.
  • Rheumatology RNHRD Bath and Hammersmith Hospital, London ( U.K. ), 1981 - 82.

Professional Experience and Training

Present Position

Director of Research, Consultant Physician & Rheumatologist P. D. Hinduja Hospital
& Medical Research Centre, Mahim
Mumbai 400 016
From 01.03.04 onwards

Previous Positions

Consultant Physician &
Rheuma tologist
P. D. Hinduja Hospital
& Medical Research Centre,
Mahim Mumbai
1988 - 2001
Acting Director Medical Research P. D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mahim Mumbai 1997 - 1999
Head, Dept. of Medicine T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L Nair Hospital, Mumbai 1983 - 1988
Prof. of Medicine T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L Nair Hospital, Mumbai 1973 - 1988
Chief of Rheumatology T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L Nair Hospital, Mumbai 1979 - 1988
Associate in Neurology T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L Nair Hospital, Mumbai 1974 - 1978
Visiting Physician Kasturba Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Mumbai 1976 - 1978
Reader in Medicine Grant Medical College and J. J. Hospital, Mumbai. 1966 - 1973
Acting Director Medical Records Grant Medical College and J. J. Hospital, Mumbai. 1970 - 1971
Lecturer in Medicine Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Nagpur. 1963 - 1966

International Experience

  • Visiting Fellow in Rheumatology - Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (1981) Bath, UK
  • Visiting Fellow in Rheumatology - Hammersmith Hospital (1982) London workshop - Seapal- Bangkok, Sydney

Teaching Experience

Undergraduate (MBBS) Nagpur University Mumbai University 1963 - 1966
1966 - 1988
Postgraduate (MD Internal Medicine), Mumbai University 1970 - 1988
Dental (BDS), Mumbai University 1973 - 1988
DNB (Diploma National Board) 1992 onwards
BSc Nursing Mumbai University 1966 - 1973
BSc PT / OT, Nagpur University 1963 - 1966
BSc Audiology / Speech Therapy, Mumbai University 1973 - 1988
Recognised guide MSc by Research, Mumbai University 1994 onwards
Regular participation in CME, Symposia, Lectures of API, IRA, IMA and other National, State and Local Medical Associations 1994 onwards
MSc Physical Medicine, Mumbai University 1994 onwards

Examinerships

  • Undergraduate - Mumbai, Pune, Shivaji, Nagpur, Marathwada and Karnataka Universities.
  • Postgraduate - Mumbai, Pune, Shivaji, Nagpur, Marathwada, Goa, Delhi Universities & AIIMS ( New Delhi ).
  • BDS - Mumbai University .
  • DNB (Int. Med) - National Board, India .

Positions Held in Associations & Other Organisations

Secretary Indian Rheumatism Association (IRA) 1979 - 1981
Vice President Indian Rheumatism Association 1983 - 1985
President Indian Rheumatism Association (IRA) 1991 - 1992
Chairman Continuing Medical Education Committee Indian Rheumatism Association 1992 - 1998
Secretary National advisory committee P. D. Hinduja Hospital 2002 & 2005 onwards
Chairman Committee to prepare Teaching Slides on Rheumatic Diseases 2000
Chairman Committee to "Guidelines for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis in India" 2000 - 2001
Chairman Committee of Research in Homeopathy 1999 onwards
Member of Research Committees of Sir H. N. Hopsital and Guru Nanak Hospitals, Mumbai 2002 - 2005
Member of the Governing Council of the National Health & Education Society 2002

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Physicians of India (API). (Life)
  • The Indian Association for the Advancement of Medical Education (Life)
  • Indian Rheumatology Association (IRA). (Life)
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. (Life)
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA). (Life)
  • Indian College of Physicians.
  • (Founder Fellow)
  • Immunology Society of India . (Life)
  • Indian Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Life)
  • Nutrition Society of India . (Life)
  • Indian Association for communicable Diseases. (Life)
  • Pain Society of India . (Life)
  • Society for Prevention of Heart Disease. (Life)
  • Indian Association of Clinical Medicine (Life)
  • Indian Menopause Society. (Life)
  • Associate Member of Neurology Society of India (Past)
  • IMA Academy of Medical Specialists (Life)
  • Bombay Haematology Group. (Life)
  • Bone and Joint Decade
  • Indian Association of Infections Diseases. (Life)
  • Moving Academy of Medicine & Biomedicine (Founder Member)

International Association

Linkage with rheumatologists of UK, Australia and Singapore . This has helped in planning advanced training of junior rheumatologists trained under me. Involved in APLAR activities

Editorship of Journals & Books

Journals

Editor - Journal of JJ Group of Hospitals 1971 - 73
Journal of Association of Physicians of India (JAPI) Chief Editor Emeritus Editor 1989 - 91 1992 onwards
Editor Hinduja News Letter 1995 onwards
Advisory Board Member of Journal Indian Rheumatism Association The Journal of General Medicine The Journal of Critical Care Medicine Indian Practitioner Journal of Medicine 1984 - 88 2000 onwards 2002 onwards 2002
Foreign Correspondent Annals of Rheumatology 1990 - 92
Editor Indian Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1994 - 96
Editor Indian Practitioner (special issue - rheumatology) 2003, 2004
Reviewer Rheumatology ( U.K.) 2004
Special Editor "Arogya Dnyaneshwari" - Diwali issue 2004

Books

  • Associate Editor API (Association of Physicians of India ) Text Book of Medicine V and VI Edition (1992 & 1999).
  • Joint Editor Medical Therapeutics 1st and 2nd Editions (Churchill Livingstone) (1987, 1998)
  • Joint Editor Medicine Update 1st Edition (1990)

Contributions to Medical Books and Other Teaching Material

  • API Text Book of Medicine IV, V, & VI Edition.
  • Medical Therapeutics I & II Edition. BI Churchill Publication. Editors GS Sainani, VR Joshi, PJ Mehta (1991, 1998).
  • Medicine Update 1st Edition. Editors GS Sainani, VR Joshi, PJ Mehta (1992).
  • Practical Rheumatology. Interline Publishing. Editors GE Menon, CR Smith, URK Rao (1993).
  • Text Book of Clinical Immunology. Editor Sen Gupta (2003).
  • Text Book of Orthopaedics in Developing Countries (Indian Orthopaedic Association) (1998).
  • Back and its problems. Editor Ramnani (1997).
  • Text Book of Indian Paediatrics I st Edition. Editor P. M. Udani.
  • Manual of Rheumatology Indian Rheumatism Association. Editor PK Pispati 1 st Edition (1999) and Second Edition (2001).
  • Medicine Update. API Annual Conference Series and Annual Conferences of API chapters.
  • Post Graduate Medicine. API Annual Conference Series.
  • Current controversies and dilemmas in Medicine 2000 Ed. published by Academy of Medical Science, Nagpur .

Honours & Awards

  • Hon. Rheumatologist to Governor of Maharashtra September 1999 onwards
  • Recipient of Distinguished Contribution Award Indian Rheumatism Association (1996)
  • Appreciation Award IMA West Suburban Branch (2000)
  • IMA Mumbai Doctor's Day Honour (2002)
  • Karmayogi Puraskar, Bombay Medical Aid Foundation (2002)
  • Life time contribution Award Indian Rheumatism Association (2002)
  • Best Doctor Award P. D. Hinduja Hospital

Fellowships

  • Nagpur University Training Fellowship (1966).
  • Von Humboldt Foundation ( Germany). (could not avail due to unavaoidable circumstances) (1979 - 80).
  • Birla Smarak Kosh Fellowship (Mumbai). (1981 - 82), International visitnig felllowship, UK. (1981 - 82)

Orations

  • Dr. J. N. Berry Oration - Academy of Medical Sciences, Nagpur .
  • Dr. Bhansali Oration - Bombay Medical Union .
  • Dr. K. T. Dholakia Oration - Bombay Orthopaedic Society.
  • Garware Oration - Bombay Medical Association.
  • Boots Oration - Indian Rheumatism Association.
  • Mendha Salaskar Oration - Bombay Medical Congress.
  • Dr. Prayag Oration - B. J. Medical College & Sassoon Hospital, Pune
  • Dr. Deshmukh Oration - Amravati University, Amravati .
  • Dr. P. K. Sengupta Oration - Academy of Medical Sciences, Nagpur .
  • Dr. Bhansali Oration - Indian Association of Occupational Health, Bombay .
  • Platinum Jubilee Annual Oration - Bombay Medical Union .
  • AD Joseph Oration - Indian Society of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • Dr. Gupte Oration - API Nasik Branch.
  • Dr. V. R. Vasawada Oration - Baroda IMA
  • Dr. S. C. Seth Oration - Mumbai University
  • Dr. G. S. Sainani Oration - API Conference, Hyderabad
  • API Varanasi Chapter Oration - Varanasi
  • Dr Patwardhan Oration, Raigad Medical Association, Matheran

Research Experience

  • Research Guide to MD Internal Medicines Students - Bombay University (1971 - 1988)
  • Recognised Teacher MSc (Applied Biology) by Research Bombay University (1994 onwards)
  • Participation in Inter laboratory Standardisation programme of tests for RF and ANA in SEAPAL (now APLAR) region under auspicies of SEAPAL (1984, 1988)
  • Research Director - P. D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai (1997 - 1999, re-appointed in 2000)
  • Member of Research Committee Sir H. N. Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Chairman, Committee of Research in Homeopathy.
  • MSc (Applied Medicine) Mumbai University

Conferences

  • Association of Physicians of India
  • *Indian Rheumatology Association
  • Indian Medical association branches Mumbai & outside
  • General Practitioners Association, Mumbai
  • Institutions like KEM hospital, Sion Hospital, P. D. Hinduja Hospital, Byl Nair Hospital
  • API State branches, Belgaum, Kolkata, Varansis, Gujarath, Delhi, Thane, New Bombay, Maharashtra etc.
  • Orthopeadic Societies
  • Gondhavale Maharaj Medical Trust
  • Indian Society of Clinical Pharmacology & Theraputics
  • Gastroenterology - IBD Conference
  • Western Railways
  • Armed forces medical college
  • Diabeties Association of India
  • Hypertension Society
  • Paediatric Societies
  • Clinical Pharmacology Society

* Was 1 st to initiate regular CMEs on all India basis under the auspicious Indian Rheumatology Association. Functioned as chairman of the CME committee for 5 years.

Publications

  1. Kapoor OP, Joshi VR, Rannanware. Multiple amoebic liver abscesses. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 1972; 75 : 4 - 6.
  2. Joshi VR, Kapoor OP, Purohit AV, Nathwani AN, Lele RD. Jaundice in amoebic abscess of liver. Journ. Assoc. Physicians India 1972; 20 : 761 - 7.
  3. Chitnis AS, Joshi VR, Cherian, Lele RD. Utility of scalene node biopsy in the diagnosis of pleuropericardial tuberculosis. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1974; 22 : 805 - 6.
  4. Joshi VR, Siqueira RD. Antinuclear antibodies. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1983; 31 (2) : 101 - 4
  5. Joshi VR, Ahern M, Dixon A St. J. Lymphatic varices in blocked fistulous rheumatism. Clin. Rheumat 1983; 2 : 179 - 82.
  6. Patel H, Joshi VR. Iatrogenic diseases; Therapeutics and drugs. Aushdhi 1985; 1 : 4 - 9.
  7. Nanavati NJ, Joshi VR. Unconscious patient. J. General Practice 1985; XII : 7 - 14.
  8. Paidhungat AJ, Varthkavi P, Joshi VR. Exercise testing in respiratory disease. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1985; 33 : 656 - 8.
  9. Joshi VR, Sainani GS. Alcohol and zinc; incomplete story. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1985; 33 : 687.
  10. Sainani GS, Joshi VR, Mehta PJ, Abraham P. Bhopal tragedy one year later. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1985; 33 : 755 - 6.
  11. Joshi AV, Joshi VR. Highlights of rheumatology workshop held in Bombay, November 24 - 26 1984. SEAPAL Bulletin 1985; 3 : 8 - 9.
  12. Joshi VR, Sainani GS. Treatment of neurogenic postural hypotension. The search continues J. Assoc. Physicians India 1986; 34 : 245.
  13. Borges NE, Desai HR, Joshi AD, Siqueira RD, Mangat G, Joshi VR. Unclassifibable seronegative spondyloarthritides. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1986; 34 : 387 -
  14. Kulkarni A, Engineer JJ, Siqueira RD, Borges NE, Joshi VR. Glycoproteins as markers of inflammation in rheumatic disorders. Postgrad. Med. 1986; XXXII 2 : 89 - 93.
  15. Joshi VR. AIDS - myths, misconceptions, facts and future. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1986; 34 (8) 545 - 6.
  16. Joshi VR, Siqueira RD, Bharucha ZS, Salgaonkar DS, Borges NE, Kamat W, Bhatt MK, Joshi AD et al. Rheumatoid factors in health and disease. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1986; 34 : 693 - 5.
  17. Joshi VR, Sainani GS. Disease modifying drugs in rheumatoid arthritis - what do they actually do ? J. Assoc. Physicians India 1986; 34 : 809 - 11.
  18. Joshi AV, Halankar SA, Kulkarni A, Salgaonkar DS, Joshi VR. C reactive protein in rheumatic diseases. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1986; 34 : 859 - 60.
  19. Joshi VR, Sainani GS. Nuclear energy & Us. J. Assoc. Physicians India. 1987; 35 : 329.
  20. Amin SN, Angadi SA, Mangat GK, ----- Joshi VR. Clinical profile of systemic lupus erythematosus in Western India. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1988; 36 : 473 - 5..
  21. Varthakavi PK, Turakhia DP, Sharma SS, Salgaonkar DS, Nihalani KD, Joshi VR. Gemfibrozil in hyperlipidaemia. An open single blind trial. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1990; 36 : 136 - 40.
  22. Desai V, Ghanekar MA, Sequeira RD, Joshi VR. Renal involvement in scleroderma. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1990; 38 : 769 - 70.
  23. Samant R, Shrivastava N, Bijawadia J, Marfatia A, Joshi VR. Non compressive thrombotic obstruction of superior vena cava. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1990; 38 : 949 - 51.
  24. Rodrigues CJ, Joshi VR. Predicting the immediate outcome of patients with cerebrovascular accident - a prognositic score. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1991; 39 : 175 - 80.
  25. Rodrigues C, Mehta A, Mehtar S, Blackamore PH, Hakimiyan A, Fazalbhoy N, Kallat C, Joshi VR. Chloramphenicol resistance in salmonell typhi; report from Bombay. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1992; 40 : 729 - 31.
  26. Chandalia MS, Vanjani CV, Bhagwat AR, Desai SA, Sharma S, Joshi VR. Cardiac involvement in systemic sclerosis. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1993; 41 : 635 - 7.
  27. Vaidya AB, Joshi VR, Bhatt AD et al. Doctors talk it over J. General Medicine 1993; 5 : 19 - 33.
  28. Joshi VR, Balakrishnan C. Drug induced rheumatic diseases. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1994; 42 : 895 - 8.
  29. Balakrishnan C, Gurmeet M, Joshi VR. Vasculitic ulcers in rheumatoid arthritis Cutaneous ulcers in RA with vasculitis Indian J. Dematol, Venerol, Leprol 1994; 60 : 87 - 8.
  30. Balakrishnan C, Pai B, Mangat G, Venkatachalam S, Wadhwa M, Joshi VR. Pattern of radiological changes in rheumatoid hand - a study of 100 Indian Patients. J. Indian Rheumatol. Assoc. 1995; 3 : 48 - 50.
  31. Balakrishnan C, Mangat G, Venkatachalam S, Udwadia Z, Joshi VR. Shrinking lungs in systemic lupus erythematosus. J. Indian Rheum. Assoc. 1994; 2 (no 4) supl 85 - 9.
  32. Joshi VR. SLE - a perspective. J. Indian Rheumatol. Assoc. 1995; 3 : 40 - 2.
  33. S. Venkatachalam, C. Balakrishnan, G Mangat, S. Kanekar, A Niranjan, RG Sainani, Joshi VR. Central nervous system toxoplasmosis in acquired immune dificiency syndrome. J. Assoc. Physcians India 1995; 43 : 427 - 30.
  34. Mangat G, Balakrishnan C, Venkatachalam S, Joshi VR. Pattern of osteoarthritis (OA) in India. A hospital based study. J. Indian Rheum. Assoc. 1995; Vol 3 : 125 - 8.
  35. Kothari VM, Shah NM, Venkatachalam S, Balakrishnan C, Mangat G, Joshi VR. Cogan's syndrome in a nine year old - case report and review of literature. J. Indian Rheum Assoc. 1995; 13 : 164 - 5.
  36. Shah NM, Mangat GK, Kalke SJ, Joshi VR. Pulmonary and haematologic toxicity of low dose methotrexate. J. Indian Rheum. Assoc. 1996; 4 (2) : 48 - 53.
  37. Venkatachalam S., Balakrishnan C., Mangat G., Deshpande RB., Chinoy R., Joshi VR. Destructive bone lesions in primary amyloidosis. J. Assoc. Physicians India. 1996; 44 : 351 - 3.
  38. Dubey SG., Shah NM., Dayavati, Mangat G, Shetty PG., Joshi VR. Tubercular splenic abscess in a patient with AIDS. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1996; 44 : 575 - 7.
  39. Mehta A., Rodrigues C., Joshi VR. Multi resistant salmonella organisms in India. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1992; 267 : 1614
  40. Balakrishnan C, Kalke S, Mangat G, Joshi VR. Erythema nodosum and panniculitis. An analysis of patients at a tertiary reference center in Western India. J. Indian Rheumatol. Assoc. 1997; 5 : 47 - 49.
  41. Balakrishnan C, Kalke S, Mangat G, Joshi M, Joshi VR. Concomitant osteomalacia in rheumatological disorders. An important reversible cause of recent onset increase in morbidity. J. Indian Rheumatol. Assoc. 1997; 50 : 58 - 60.
  42. C Balakrishnan, G Mangat, G Mittal, VR Joshi. Hypovitaminosis D in patients attending a rheumatology clinic at a tertiary referral centre. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1998; 46 : 403.
  43. C Balakrishnan, G Mangat, S Kalke, D Desai, A Joshi, RB Deshpande, Joshi VR. The spectrum of chronic autoimmune hepatitis. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1998; 46 : 431 - 5.
  44. Kalke S, Kulkarni B, Balakrishnan C, Mangat G, Karve SR, Deshpande RB, Joshi VR. Cytomegalovirus pneumonia in rheumatoid arthritis patient on low dose methotrexate. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1998; 46 : 554 - 6.
  45. Balakrishnan C, Mangat G, Mittal G, Joshi VR. Tuberculosis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1998; 46 : 682 - 3.
  46. Joshi VR. Corticosteroids in rheumatic diseases - A steeple chase. Indian J. Clin. Pharmacol Therapeutics 1998; 19 : 22 - 4.
  47. Joshi VR. Mangat G, Balakrishnan C, Mittal G. Osteoporosis - Approach in Indian Scenario. J. Assoc. Physicians India 1998; 46 : 965 - 7.JJ
  48. G Mittal, C Balakrishnan, G Mangat, VR Joshi. Sustained remission in a case of SLE following megadose cyclophosphamide. Lupus 1999; 8 : 77 - 80.
  49. Balakrishnan C, Mittal G, Mangat G, Bhaduri A, Deshpande RB, Agarwala N, Joshi VR. Blind conjunctival biopsy as an aid to the diagnosis of sarcoidosis. J. Assoc. Physicians India 2000; 48 : 656 - 8.
  50. Gaitonde S, Mittal G, Sule A, Pathan E, Mangat G, Bhojani K, Deshpande RB, Joshi VR. Sarcoidosis in a rheumatology clinic. J. Indian Rheumatol. Assoc. 2000; 8 (No. 1) 5 - 8.
  51. Balakrishnan C, Sule A, Gaitonde S, Mittal G, Mangat G, Joshi VR. Familial Sarcoidosis J. Indian Rheumatol. Assoc. 2000; 8 (No. 1) 11 - 12.
  52. Balakrishnan C, Mangat G, Mittal G, Gaitonde S, Deshpande RB, Shah B, Joshi VR. Efficacy of repeat cyclophosphamid pulses in patients with relapse of lupus nephritis - an interim report. APLAR J Rheumatol 2000; 3 (3) 212 - 16.
  53. Mittal G, Sule E, Pathan S, Gaitonde S, Mangat G, Joshi VR. Complications following joint replacement surgery in rheumatoid arthritis. JIRA 2000; 8 : 57 - 59.
  54. Sule A, Gaitonde S, Pathan E, Rajadhyaksha S, Mittal G, JOshi VR. Atlanto-axial dislocation in a case of psoriatic arthritis - a case report and review of literature. JIRA 2000; 8 : 66 - 67.
  55. Shah NM, Mangat GK, Balakrishnan C, Buch VI, JOshi VR. Accidental self injection with Freund's complete adjuvant. Jour Assoc. Physicians India 2001; 49 : 366 - 8.
  56. Mittal G, Mangat G, Samant R, Pathan E, Sule A, Rajadhyksha S, Gaitonde S, Joshi VR. Avascular necrosis in systemic rheumatic diseases. J. Indian Rheumat. Assoc. 2000; 8 : 91 - 93.
  57. Sule A, Gaitonde S, Bhojani K, Mittal G, Balakrishnan C, Gurmeet M, Deshpande RB, Joshi VR. Systemic hypersensitivity reaction to mesacol. J. Assoc Physicians India 2001, 49 : 1118 - 20.
  58. G. Mittal, G. Mangat, R. Samant, E. Pathan, A. Sule, S. Gaitonde, VR Joshi. Does addition of steroid enhance the efficacy of cyclophosphamide pulses in the interstitial lung disease of systemic sclerosis. JIRA 2001; 2 (1) 1 - 3.
  59. S. Gaitonde. VR Joshi. Sarcoidosis : A needle in haystock (Ed). J. Assoc. Physicians India 2001; 49 : 1143 - 44.
  60. Shilpa Gaitonde, Ashish Sule, Ejaz Pathan, Gayatri Mitta, Gurmeet Mangat, VR Joshi. Prevalence of tuberculosis and hepatitis B carrier state in rheumatoid arthritis. J. Indian Rheumatol Assoc. 2001; 9 : 43 - 44..
  61. E Pathan, S. Gaitonde, A. Sule, G. Mitta, VR Joshi. Rupture of extensor tendons in a patient with systemic sclerosis. J. Indian Rheumatol Assoc. 2001; 9 : 47 - 49.
  62. S. Gaitonde, VR Joshi. Non-allopathic systemic of medicine - time to reflect and act. J. Assoc. Physicians India 2002; 50 : 223 - 224.
  63. A. Sule, C. Balakrishnan, S. Gaitonde, G. Mittal, Joshi VR. Rheumatoid Corneal Melt Rheumatol. 2002; 41 : 705 - 706.
  64. G. Mittal, A. Sule, E. Pathan, S. Gaitonde, R. Samant, Joshi VR. Pregnancy in lupus JIRA 2001; 9 (No 4) 69 -71.
  65. S. Gaitonde, E. Pathan, A Sule, G Mittal, Joshi VR. Efficacy of isoniazid prophylaxis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus receiving long term steroid treatment. ARD 2002; 61 (3) : 251 - 253..
  66. C Balakrishnan, A Sule, G Mittal, S Gaitonde, E Pathan, S Rajadhyaksha, RB Deshpande, M Gurmeet, R Samant, Joshi VR. Treatment of AA amyloidosis in rheumatoid arthritis. J. Assoc. Physicians India 2002; 50 : 907 - 9.
  67. Joshi VR (Chairman) J. Assoc. Physicians India. Indian Guidelines for management of rheumatoid arthritis. 2002; 50 : (9).
  68. Gayatri Mittal, Joshi VR. Study of stromal cell derived factor 1 ? in synovial fluid in early rheumatoid arthritis. Comments on article by Knabe et al Arthritis Rheum. 2003; 48 : 274-75.
  69. Gayatri Mittal, R Wadhwani, M Shroff, R Sukhtankar, E Pathan, Joshi VR. Ultrasonography in the diagnosis and follow-up of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies - a preliminary study. J. Assoc. Physicians of India 2003; 51 (2) : 252 - 256.
  70. Gayatri Mittal, Joshi VR. IL-10 in early rheumatoid arthritis. J. Indian Rheumatol. Assoc. 2002; 10 (3); 59-60.
  71. Joshi VR. Corticosteroids Friend or Foe Glimpses of Medicine. Vol 5. Girish Kazi Ed. Assoc. Physicians Gujarat 2003; 84 - 88.
  72. Gayatri Mittal, Z. F. Udwadia, A. D Gupta ----- Joshi VR. IP 10 in interstitial lung disease of systemic sclerosis. J. Indian Rheumatol Assoc. 2003; 11 : 2-4.
  73. Gayatri Mittal, Joshi VR, A Deshpande. Stromal-cell derived factor 1 - ? in rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology 2003; 42 : 916 - 17.
  74. Gayatri Mittal, Z. F. Udwadia, Joshi VR. Cyclophosphamide pulse regime in the treatment of alveolitis in systemic sclerosis. J. Rheumatol 2003; 30 : 1121 - 22.
  75. Sandeep Gohar, Devendra Desai ---- Joshi VR. Autoimmune hepatitis. A study of 50 patients 2003; 22 : 141
  76. E Pathan, Shilpa Gaitonde, C. Rajadhyaksha ----, Joshi VR. A longitudinal study of serum creatinine levels in patients of rheumatoid arthritis on long-term NSAID therapy. J. Assoc. Physicians India 2003; 51 : 1045-51.
  77. J. Y. Bhatia, K Pandey, C Rodrigues, A Mehta, Joshi VR. Post-operative wound infection in patients undergoing coronary artery by-pass graft surgery. A prospective study with evaluation of risk factors. Indian J. Med. Microbiol. 2003; 21 : 246 - 51.
  78. Ejaz Pathan, Joshi VR, Rheumatoid arthritis and Kidney Jour Assoc. Physicians India. 2004 ; 52 : 488 - 506.
  79. Ejaz Pathan, K. Bhojani, Joshi VR, NSAIDS and Kidney, Jour. Assoc. Physicians India 2004; 52 : 632 - 640.
  80. Joshi VR, Kaushik Bhojani. Macrophage activation syndrome in Recent Advances in connective tissue disorders Ed. Sukumar Mukherjee Publ. Indian College of Physicians. APC 2005; 161 - 168.
  81. Joshi VR. Rationale interpretation of autoantibodies In Medicine Update. S. J. Gupta Ed. Publ. Asso. Physicians India 2005; 15 : 781 - 783.
  82. Joshi VR, S. Agarwala, D Jain, A. Sule. Efficacy of alendronate a biphosphonate in the treatment of AVN. A prospective open label study 2005 ; 54: 352-59.