Assistant Professor


Faculty Offices Tower (FOT)
510 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL35294

Telephone: (205) 996-5602



B.S./B.A.: Auburn University, 2001
M.D.: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2005
Internship: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2006
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2008
Fellowship: New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, 2012


Research Interests

Dr. Dalvi’s research interests involve the role of environmental stimuli in the development of autoimmunity as well as the role of lead toxicity and gouty arthritis. In addition, he is planning to develop a vasculitis registry to investigate potential markers of disease activity in patients with vasculitis.


Clinical Interests

Dr. Dalvi’s main clinical interests include the following: Giant cell/temporal arteritis, Takayasu’s arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatic (PMR), Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener’s disease), Microscopic polyangiitis, Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss disease), Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN), cutaneous vasculitis, cryoglobulinemic syndromes, drug-induced vasculitis..

He also has a strong clinical interest in the following conditions:

Rheumatoid arthritis
Pseudogout (CPPD)
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Psoriatic arthritis
Ankylosing spondylitis

Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
Sjogren’s syndrome
Relapsing Polychondritis



Dalvi, SR, Moser, DW; Samuels, J. 2013. Ultrasound and Treatment Algorithms of RA and JIA. Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America. 39(3):669-88). PMID: 23719081

Dalvi, SR, Pillinger, MH. 2013. Saturnine gout, redux: a review. American Journal of Medicine. 126:450.e1-450.e8. PMID: 23510947

Dalvi, SR, Yildirim, R; Santoriello, D; Belmont, HM. 2012. Pseudo-pseudo Meigs' syndrome in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 21:1463-1466. PMID: 22983642

Dalvi, SR, Yildirim, R; Yazici, Y. 2012. Behcet's Syndrome. Drugs. 72:2223-2241. PMID: 23153327



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