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School of Medicine Columbia

Faculty and Staff

Alvin Lee Day, M.D., RMSK, RhMSUS, CCD, FACP

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Rheumatology Section Chief - VA Hospital, Medical Director Bone Health Clinic - Prisma Senior Specialty Care
Department: Internal Medicine
School of Medicine Columbia
Office: VA Office: 6439 Garner's Ferry Road

Prisma Office: 3010 Farrow Road, Suite 300
Resources: Lee Day Rheumatology Rotation Website
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University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia

Residencies and Fellowships

Residency - Prisma Health Midlands/University of South Carolina

Fellowship - University of Alabama at Birmingham

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
Certified in Clinical Densitometry (CCD)
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology (RhMSUS)
Registered in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (RMSK)

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Ultrasound
Charles S. Bryan, MD Scholar Award
Excellence in Ambulatory General Internal Medicine
Gerald N. Olsen Dark and Stormy Night Award
Teacher of the Year – Subspecialty Faculty


Alvin Lee Day, MD, RhMSUS, CCD, FACP is a Clinical Assistant Professor and clinician-educator in the Division of Rheumatology. He is the Section Chief of Rheumatology at the Columbia VA Health Care System and the Medical Director of the Bone Health Clinic at Prisma Senior Specialty Care. Dr. Day’s academic interests include general rheumatology, musculoskeletal ultrasound, osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, quality bone densitometry, and medical education. He is active in the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists (USSONAR) and American College of Physicians. Dr. Day is currently a committee chair in the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) and has served as a metabolic bone disease subject area expert for the American College of Rheumatology Continuing Assessment Review Evaluation (CARE) program.

Dr. Day received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, completed his residency in internal medicine at Prisma Health, also in Columbia, and completed a fellowship in rheumatology at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. He has additional certifications in musculoskeletal ultrasound and clinical densitometry. Dr. Day is a co-author of the Manual of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound A Self-Study, Protocol-Based Approach.


Selected Publications


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