Treatment & Services
- Adult Rheumatology
- Aorta Center
- Bone Density Testing
- Clinical Trials
- Infusions Of Biologic Agents On Site
- Joint Aspiration
- Joint Injections
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Giant Cell Arteritis
- Granulomatosis with Polyangitis (Wegener’s)
- Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)
- Polyarteritis Nodosa
- Takayasu's Arteritis
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate - Duke University
Durham, NC USA
Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC USA
Residency - University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI USA
Internship - University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI USA
Medical School - University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA USA
Undergraduate - University of California-Riverside
Riverside, CA USA
- Master of Health Sciences, Duke University, 1995
- Harold C. Schott Endowed Chair in Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, 2011-Present
- Research Contract Award, NIAMS, National Institutes of Health, 2007-2015, Principal Investigator for a study entitled “Concurrent Pilot Studies in Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) and Takayasu’s arteritis (TAK) to Examine the Safety, Efficacy, and Immunologic Effects of Abatacept (CTLA4-Ig) in Large Vessel Vasculitis.”
- Director, Center for Vasculitis Care and Research, Cleveland Clinic, 2004-Present
- Vice-Chair, Rheumatology for Research, Cleveland Clinic, 2007-Present
- Senior Investigator, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, 1994-2004
- Chair, Institutional Review Board, NIAID, National Institutes of Health, 1999-2002
- Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
Awards & Honors
- Harold C. Schott Endowed Chair, 2011-Present
- Top Docs in Cleveland, Cleveland magazine, 2006-2014
- NIAID Staff Recognition Award, 1998-2004
- NIAID Special Act of Service Award, 2001
- UCLA Honors in Internal Medicine, 1987
- Phi Beta Kappa, 1984
- American College of Physicians
- American College of Rheumatology
Research & Publications
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86 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||5|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||5|
18 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019
Both Dr. Langford and her staff made everything as easy, pleasant, and efficient as could be.
Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019
dr Langford is such a kind patient physician and it is evident she truly cares about her patients
Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019
Without question, Dr. Langford is the most caring and nurturing care provider I have ever treated with. She has a genuine concern in my health, takes the time to understand my condition, and provides guidance on my ongoing treatment. She communicates on a level I understand and addresses any questions or concerns.
Reviewed on Feb 13, 2019
Dr. Langford is thorough, caring, compassionate and respectful. Her knowledge and expertise is valued. I live 10 min from Ohio State and am happy to travel 130 miles to see Dr. Langford.
Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019
I really like Dr. Langford. She's very thorough and answers all your questions and concerns. Excellent rhuemotologist.
Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019
Dr. Langford is very conscientious.
Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019
I have never had a Doctor the caliber of Dr Langford. She has totally exceeded my expectations. I have such complete confidence in her.
Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019
Dr Langford is a marvelous doctor. She is very attentive and caring. She is the best of the best
Reviewed on Jan 2, 2019
Dr. Langford took an exceptional amount of time with me. I really appreciated that undivided attention she gave me.
Reviewed on Oct 31, 2018
very fortunate to have Dr.Langford as a physician
Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018
Dr. Langford always goes above and beyond what is expected.
Reviewed on Aug 17, 2018
Excellent doctor, so blessed to have her as my doctor!
Reviewed on Jul 31, 2018
Dr. Langford is everything one would look for in a physician: extremely knowledgeable; empathetic to patient needs, excellent communicator
Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018
Dr. Langford is very good at communicating with me about my monthly blood tests. She even called me when my liver tests were high for information of what I was doing differently.
Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018
Dr Langford is probably the best doctor that has ever treated me. She is concerned about every aspect of my medical care and goes way above and beyond to ensure my care is the best it can be.
Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018
this was an appt for a second opinion. Dr.Langford spent over 4 hours with me, had reviewed my records and listened to my answers. I have never been treated so well or so thoroughly ever.
Reviewed on Jun 19, 2018
I believe that Dr. Langford is an excellent doctor. I am lucky to have her as my doctor.
Reviewed on May 8, 2018
Without question, Dr. Langford is one of the best care providers. From being empathic and understanding, to communicating and educating, to developing a treatment plan, she provides outstanding service.
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