Division of Rheumatology

Rajendra Carmona


Assistant Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine

Staff Rheumatologist, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton




  • MBBS, University of the West Indies (Trinidad) 2000
  • Internship, University of the West Indies (Trinidad) 2000-2002
  • Senior House Officer, ICU and Anaesthetics (UWI) 2002-2003
  • Senior House Officer, Medicine (UWI) 2004
  • Internal Medicine Residency, McMaster University 2005-2007
  • Rheumatology Fellowship, McMaster University 2007-2009
  • FRCPC, Internal Medicine 2008
  • FRCPC, Rheumatology 2009

Research and Clinical Interests

Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies

Selected Publications

  1. Carmona RJ, Adachi JR.  Calcium and Vitamin D for Osteoporotic Fracture Prevention, Polish Archives of Internal Medicine, 2007
  2. Carmona RJ, Shaikh S, Khalidi N.  Chikungunya Viral Polyarthritis, Journal of Rheumatology, 2008
  3. Carmona RJ, Adachi JR.  Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, patient perspectives - focus on once yearly zoledronic acid, Patient Preference and Adherence, 2009