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Monica Budianu, MD

  • Rheumatology
Monica Budianu, MD
4.7 185 Ratings
Accepts new patients
age-group-adults-color Treats adults
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Contact

Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo
15004 Innovation Drive
San Diego, CA 92128
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Phone Number
858-605-7975

Expertise

  • Rheumatology

Languages

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Romanian
  • English

Biography

As a rheumatologist, Monica Budianu, MD, treats patients for a variety of rheumatic diseases and conditions. She has special clinical interests in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and osteoporosis. In addition, she is trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound, which can assist in providing additional information to improve the accuracy of the diagnosis and treatment plan.


Dr. Budianu believes in educating her patients about their disease and treatment options. Working as a team, she provides information and support to assist patients in making decisions about their care.


Outside of the office, she enjoys hiking, traveling, listening to music and strives to improve her level in table tennis.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, 2012
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2010

Medical Education

  • Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie Carol Davila, MD, 2002

Residencies

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Internal Medicine, 2010
  • University Clinical Emergency Hospital of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Disease, 2007

Fellowships

  • University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, Rheumatology, 2012

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