Faculty Profile

Kimberly Trotter
Section of Rheumatology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Trotter is a clinical rheumatologist with a primary interest in lupus. She is also interested in clinical research and clinical trials. Her academic research interests specifically focus on healthcare utilization, risk factors for developing lupus, and treatments for lupus. She is also a clinician educator and involved in teaching students, residents, and fellows.

Clinical Interests

Lupus,Rheumatoid Arthritis,Psoriatic Arthritis,Osteoarthritis


  • Smith, K, Green S, Brandt D, Niewold, TB, Utset TO. The effects of smoking on age of onset, autoantibodies and interferon- a in SLE. Abstract/Poster, ACR annual meeting 2011.
  • Smith, K, Ko, Kichul, Harper, Maya, Liu, Gabrielle, Utset, TO. Characteristics associated with frequent ER use in Lupus patients. Abstract/Poster, ACR annual meeting 2015 (pending).
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  • MD, 2009, U of Maryland School of Medicine, Medicine
  • Residency, 2012, The University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2015, The University of Chicago, Rheumatology