Gordon Starkebaum, MD, MACR
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Gordon Starkebaum, MD, MACR

Professor Emeritus, Division of Rheumatology

Sites of Practice: University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, 2013 to present

Previous site of Practice: VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1977-2013



MD: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, 1970

Residency in Medicine, University of Washington, 1970-1975

Fellowship in Rheumatology, University of Washington, 1975-1978






(206) 543-3414

Mailing Address:

1959 NE Pacific Street

Box 356428

Seattle, WA 98195-6428


Selected Publications

Starkebaum G, Arend WP:  Neutrophil-binding immunoglobulin G in systemic lupus erythematosus:  evidence for presence of both soluble immune complexes and immunoglobulin G antibodies to neutrophils.  J Clin Invest  64:902-912, 1979.

Loughran TP, Kadin ME, Starkebaum G, Abkowitz JL, Clark EA, Disteche C, Lum G, Slichter SJ:  Leukemia of large granular lymphocytes:  association with clonal chromosomal abnormalities and autoimmune neutropenia, thrombocytopenia and hemolytic anemia.  Ann Intern Med  102:169-175, 1985.

Starkebaum G, Harlan JM:  Endothelial cell injury due to copper-catalyzed hydrogen peroxide generation from homocysteine.  J Clin Invest  77:1370-1376, 1986.

Loughran TP Jr, Kidd PG, Starkebaum G. Sustained improvement  of large granular lymphocyte leukemia treated with low-dose methotrexate. Blood 84:2164-2170, 1994.

Starkebaum G, Loughran TP Jr, Gaur LK, Davis P, Nepom BS. Immunogenetic similarities between patients with Felty's syndrome and those with clonal expansions of large granular lymphocytes in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 40:624-626, 1997.

Starkebaum G, Hendrie P. Erdheim Chester disease, Best Practice & Research, Clinical Rheumatology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.berh.2020.101510, in press, 2020.