Paul Aronowitz, M.D.

Paul Brian Aronowitz, M.D.


Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine


  • Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Instructor of Record Internal Medicine Clerkship


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Clinical Interests

The use of clinical images in medical education.

Research/Academic Interests

Clinical Images


General Medicine


M.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland OH 1989

B.A., Oberlin College, Oberlin OH 1981

Internship: Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1989-1990


Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1990-1992

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians

Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine

Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine

Society of General Internal Medicine

Society of Hospital Medicine

Honors and Awards

UCD School of Medicine Outstanding Instructor in Teaching of Clinical Medicine (elected by class) 2015, 2016

Outstanding Inpatient Care Faculty Award (elected by Internal Medicine Residents), 2015

Dean's Inspirational Faculty Educator Award, 2014

Outstanding Inpatient Care Faculty Award (elected by Internal Medicine Residents), 2013

Masa Yukimoto Special Recognition Award for Excellence in Patient Care and Medical Education, 2012

Select Recent Publications

Kuiper B, Aronowitz P. Digit-Threatening Severe Tophaceous Gout. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Vu TR, Angus SV, Aronowitz PB, Harrell HE, Levine MA, Carbo A, Whelton S, Ferris A, Appelbaum JS, McNeill DB, Ismail NJ, Elnicki DM; CDIM-APDIM Committee on Transitions to Internship (CACTI) Group. The Internal Medicine Subinternship--Now More Important than Ever: A Joint CDIM-APDIM Position Paper. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Sep;30(9):1369-75.

Najafi S, Aronowitz P, Thompson GR 3rd. The habit tic: onychotillomania. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Feb;30(2):264.

Cheng CI, Karvelas NB, Aronowitz P. Retroperitoneal cyst hemorrhage in polycystic kidney disease. Cleve Clin J Med. 2015 Jan;82(1):20-1.

Shimatsu K, Subramaniam S, Sim H, Aronowitz P. Ciprofloxacin-induced tendinopathy of the gluteal tendons. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Nov;29(11):1559-62.

Apter B, Aronowitz P. Double trouble: simultaneous complications of therapeutic thoracentesis. Cleve Clin J Med. 2014 Jul;81(7):407-8.

Sheng GH, Aronowitz P. The lesser known side-effect of warfarin: warfarin-induced venous limb gangrene. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 May;89(5):e47.

J Bukowski, P Aronowitz (consultant). Paraneoplastic pemphigus from thymoma. February 2016.

H Harrell, Wipf J, P Aronowitz, J Rencic, D Smith , S Hingle, D Bordley, P Mendez, E Green, E Friedman, T Loftus ,R  Simons, R Stark, Y Diaz, W Hershman. Resident as Teacher Curriculum, MedEdPORTAL Publication; Jan 19 2015. - See more at:

B Apter, S Lahsaeizadeh, P Aronowitz (consultant). Cutaneous, pulmonary and cardiac invasion by Coccidioidomycosis in a young woman. 2014 Sept;54(9).