Paul G. Sutej, M.D.

Dr. Sutej relocated to Atlanta and joined Arthritis and Rheumatology of Georgia in 2005.

Primary Specialty

Graduate School Education
Master of Medicine : 1988
Dr Sutej completed his Post-Doctoral Master of Medicine with an emphasis on anti-RO antibodies, photosensitivity and lupus in 1988 from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Residency of Internal Medicine : 1985
Dr Sutej completed his four-year residency program at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Dr Sutej was selected for the Fellowship program with the Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Academic Appointments
Associate Professor : 2000-2004

Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Assistant Professor- 1992-1999

Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Rheumatology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine 1993
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Rheumatology – 1994.

Dr Sutej has been an active member of the American College of Rheumatology since 1986.

Publications – Journal Articles
Sutej PG. Progressive systemic sclerosis. Rheum News (S.A.) 1986;1(2):13-19.

Sutej PG. Sjogren’s syndrome. Rheum News (S.A,) 1986;1(2):13-19.

Feldman C, Kallenbach J, Sutej PG. Pulmonary schistosomiasis presenting with spontaneous pneumothorax. SAMJ 1986:11: (I).

Sutej PG, Gear AJ, Morrison RCA. Photosensitivity and anti-RU (SS-A) antibodies in black patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. British J Rheum 1989;28:321-324.

Sutej PG, Pope T Jr. Hand pain: narrowing the differential. Emerg Med, July 1993;87-94.

Craig SD, Jorizzo JL, White WL, Sutej PG, Wieseithier JS. Cutaneous signs of rheumatologic disease: By water’s lesions. Arthritis and Rheum 1994;37(6):957-59.

Stonecipher MC, Jorizzo JL, Monu MD, Walker F, Sutej PG. Dermatomyositis with normal muscle enzymes: A single blind study of the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound. Archives of Dermatology. Arch Dermatol 1994;130: 1294-1299.

Sutej PG, Farrington N. Cold extremities: Investigation and management of Raynaud’s phenomenon – A literature review. J of Southern Orthop Assoc 1996;5:37-45.

Sutej PG, Jorizzo JL, White WL, Abernethy JL. Intramuscular gold therapy for young patients with pemphigus vulgaris: A prospective, open, clinical study utilizing a dermatologist/rheumatologist team approach. J Eur Acad Dermatol and Venereol 1995;5:222-8.

Housman TS (Department of Dermatology), Jorizzo JL (Department of Dermatology), McCarty MA (Department of Dermatology), Grummer SE (Department of Dermatology), Fleischer AB Jr (Department of Dermatology), Sutej PG (Department of Internal Medicine–Section on Rheumatology): Low-dose thalidomide therapy for refractory cutaneous lesions of lupus erythematosus. Arch Dermatol 2003;139(1):50-54.

Colglazier, C.L.; Sutej PG. Laboratory Testing in the Rheumatic Diseases: A Practical Review. Southern Medical Journal . Feb 2005; 98:185-191.

Christopher Lee Colglazier; Paul G. Sutej; Kenneth S. O’Rourke. Severe Refractory Fingertip Ulcerations in a patient with Scleroderma; Successful Treatment with Sildenafil

Journal of Rheumatology, Nov 2005;32:12

Publications – Chapters in Textbooks
Sutej, PG, Hadler NM. Current principles of rehabilitation for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Clinical orthopedics and related research. Symposium on Newest Knowledge in Rheumatoid Arthritis, 1990.

Sutej PG. Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Idiopathis Inflammatory Myositis. Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Editors: Hazzard, Bierman, Blass and Ettinger, 1998.

Sutej PG, Jorizzo JL. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatic Fever and Gout. Chapter 179.

Dermatology in General Medicine (1998). McGraw and Friedberg.

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