Dr. Cassyanne Aguiar

(757) 668-8572
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Rheumatology


Medical School: New York University School of Medicine

Residency: New York University

Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery


Dr. Aguiar completed her fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at Hospital for Special Surgery/New York Presbyterian-Cornell, in New York City. She completed her residency at New York University Medical Center.

A Brooklyn native, she completed her undergraduate studies at Hunter College City University in New York City.

Clinical Interests
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Vasculitis
  • Juvenile arthritis
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
Research Areas
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome
Honors & Awards
  • Virginia Business Magazine "Top Doc" 2024 
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2017-2022


Aguiar, C.L., Soybilgic, A., Avcin, T., Myones, B.L. Pediatric antiphospholipid syndrome. Current Rheumatology Reports. 2015; 17(4):504.

Aguiar, C.L., Pan, N., Adams, A., Barinstein, L., Lehman, TJ. Anaphylaxis to anakinra in a pediatric patient with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis successfully treated with canakinumab: A case based review. Clinical Rheumatology. 2015; 34(10):1821-1824.

Erkan, D., Aguiar, C.L., Andrade, D., Cohen, H., Cuadrado, M.J., Danowski, A., Levy, R.A., Ortel, T., Rahman, A., Salmon, J.E., Tektonidou, M.G., Willis, R. and Lockshin, M.D. 14th International congress on antiphospholipid antibodies task force report on antiphospholipid syndrome treatment trends. Autoimmunity Reviews. 2014; 13(6):685-96.

Aguiar, C.L. and Erkan, D. Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome: How to diagnose a rare but highly fatal disease. Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease. 2013; 5(6):305-314.

Walters, H.M., Aguiar, C.L., MacDermott, E.J., Adams, A., Barinstein, L., Dayton, J.D., Salvatore, C., Thimmappa N. and Lehman, T.J. Takayasu arteritis presenting with myocardial dysfunction in the context of active tuberculosis: a pediatric case report and review of the literature. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2013; 19(6):344-347.