W. Leroy Griffing, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Rheumatologist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Scleroderma
  • Scleroderma (systemic sclerosis) — diffuse and limited/CREST forms of illness
  • Scleroderma overlap syndromes
  • Clinical trials and investigational drug therapy for scleroderma
  1. 1980
    FellowMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1977
    Resident - Affiliated HospitalsCreighton University
  3. 1975
    Internship - Affiliated HospitalsCreighton University
  4. 1974
    MDCreighton University School of Medicine
  5. 1970
    BS - Pre-MedicineMontana State University

Certifications

  1. 1982
    RheumatologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1977
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2004
    Educator of the Year, Internal MedicineResidents and Fellows Association
  2. 2004
    Top DocsPhoenix Magazine
  3. 2002
    Top DocsPhoenix Magazine
  4. 2000
    Top DocsPhoenix Magazine
  5. 1998
    Top DocsPhoenix Magazine
  6. 1996
    The Best Doctors in America: Pacific RegionAwarding Organization
  7. 1996
    Top DocsPhoenix Magazine
  8. 1980
    Philip S. Hench Scholarship Award for excellence in RheumatologyMayo Clinic
  9. 1973
    Honors Awards for Scholastic AchievementCreighton University School of Medicine
  10. 1973
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  11. 1972
    Honors Awards for Scholastic AchievementCreighton University School of Medicine
  12. 1969
    Honors ScholarshipsMontana State University
  13. 1968
    Honors ScholarshipsMontana State University
  14. 1968
    MemberPhi Eta Sigma National Honor Society
  15. 1967
    Honors ScholarshipsMontana State University
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Professional memberships

  1. 2008 - present
    MemberNational Institutes of Health
  2. 2004 - present
    Vice ChairInstitutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  3. 2002 - 2004
    MemberMusculoskeletal Rheumatic Diseases Formulary Task Force of Mayo Pharmaceutical Formulary Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  4. 2001 - 2005
    Founding Board MemberArizona Chapter, Scleroderma Foundation
  5. 2001 - 2002
    Committee MemberPractice Improvement Module, Continuous Professional Development Recertification Program, American Board of Internal Medicine
  6. 1999 - 2002
    MemberAccess Work Group Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  7. 1997 - 2000
    Executive Committee MemberHench Rheumatology Society
  8. 1997 - 1998
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  9. 1997 - 1998
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Implementation Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  10. 1997 - 1998
    MemberFoundation Information Infrastructure Prioritization Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  11. 1997 - 1998
    ChairElectronic Medical Record Interface Engine and Conversion and Prioritization Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  12. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physician Executives
  13. 1997 - present
    MemberHench Rheumatology Society
  14. 1996
    Relevance ReviewerSubspecialty Board of Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  15. 1996
    Abstract Reviewer1996 American Medical Informatics Association Fall Symposium
  16. 1995 - 2000
    MemberAmerican Medical Informatics Association
  17. 1995 - 2000
    MemberComputerized Medical Records and Internet Workgroups, American Medical Informatics Association
  18. 1995 - 1997
    MemberClinical Notes Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  19. 1995 - 1996
    MemberMayo Scheduling System Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  20. 1995 - present
    MemberWilderness Medical Society
  21. 1994 - 1998
    MemberInformation Technology Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  22. 1994 - 1995
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  23. 1994 - 1995
    MemberClinical Practice Equipment Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  24. 1994 - 1995
    ChairCentralized Dictation Development Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  25. 1994 - 1995
    ChairText Capture/Transcription Work Group, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  26. 1994
    Relevance ReviewerSubspecialty Board of Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  27. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  28. 1993 - 1995
    MemberElectronic Results Inquiry System Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  29. 1993 - 1995
    ChairElectronic Medical Record Development Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  30. 1993 - 1995
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Facilitating Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  31. 1992 - 1995
    MemberEducation Subcommittee, Department of Internal Medicine
  32. 1992 - 1994
    MemberOrders and Scheduling Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  33. 1992 - 1993
    ChairCoordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  34. 1992
    MemberMedical Records Review Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  35. 1990 - 1993
    DirectorClinical Society, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  36. 1990 - 1991
    MemberHospital-Based Residency Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  37. 1990
    MemberAppointment Scheduling Guideline Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  38. 1989 - 1991
    MemberCoordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  39. 1988 - 1995
    Education CoordinatorDivision of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  40. 1988 - present
    MemberPhoenix Rheumatology Association
  41. 1985 - 1988
    MemberContinuing Medical Education Subcommittee, Department of Internal Medicine
  42. 1985
    Development and ImplementationMedical Service Record, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  43. 1984 - 1988
    LibrarianDivision of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  44. 1982 - 1988
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  45. 1980 - 1988
    MemberResearch Committee, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  46. 1977 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Rheumatology
  47.  
    MemberPlummer Society, Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies
  48.  
    MemberProtocol Review Committee, Clinical Trials Network, Blood and Marrow Transplant
  49.  
    Ad Hoc MemberScleroderma, Data Safety and Monitoring Board, Clinical Trials Network
  50.  
    MemberNational Institutes of Health
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Publications