Dr. David McGinnis

Contact: (410) 583-2848  |  Assistant: Amy Jones
Specialties:  Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Graduate School: Trinity College Cambridge University
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center,  Dallas, TX
Certifications: Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Academic Rank: Member of the American College of Physicians
Interests: Rheumatology
Professional Highlights: The Clinical Research Meeting 1994 Trainee Award

Dr. McGinnis joined the practice in 1995, having completed his Rheumatology fellowship and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. After earning his B.A. in Math and Economics from Yale University in 1982, he spent a year at Cambridge University in England, receiving an M.Phil. in International Relations in 1983.  He spent the following year at Bryn Mawr College in a post-baccalaureate program to complete his pre-med academic requirements, and the next year selling running shoes at the Super Runner Shop in New York, while applying to medical school.  He attended New York University School of Medicine, graduating in 1989 with an M.D.

Dr. McGinnis is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.  He covers all rheumatological conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoarthritis, gout, polymyalgia rheumatica, as well as Lyme Disease.

Dr. McGinnis competes in triathlons along the east coast during the spring, summer, and fall.  He reads two or three newspapers every day, and is known for the breadth and depth of his knowledge of trivia.

Dr. McGinnis has been married for 25 years to Ellen Gibson McGinnis, a partner at the law firm of Haynes and Boone, LLP. They live in Ruxton with their two teenagers.

Research & Publications:
  • NIH Training Grant - 1992-93, 1994-95
    Vß gene bias in rheumatoid arthritis
    Preceptor - Robert N. Jenkins, M.D. Ph.D.
    Division of Rheumatology, UTSWMC
    Jenkins RN and McGinnis DE
    T cell receptor Vß utilization in rheumatoid arthritis
    1995. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. (in press)
  • Goni F, Chen PP, McGinnis DE et. Al.
    Structural and idiotypic characterization of the L chains of human IgM autoantibodies with different specificities.
    1989. J. Immunol. 142(9):3158-63
  • McGinnis DE, Thomas R, Lipsky PE and Jenkins RN.
    Vß gene bias in CD4+ and CD8+T cells in normal donors and rheumatoid arthritis patients. (abstract)
    1994. Arth & Rheum. 37 (9) Supplement: S278, #709
  • Jenkins RN, McGinnis DE and Mayo M.
    Stability of Vß gene expression in the peripheral blood and synovium of rheumatoid arthritis patients and normal donors. (abstract)
    1994. Arth & Rheum. 37 (9) Supplement: S164, #36.
  • McGinnis DE, Thomas R, Lipsky PE and Jenkins RN.
    Vß gene bias in CD4+ and CD8+T cells in normal donors and Rheumatoid arthritis patients. (abstract)
    1994. Clinical Research 42(2): 315A