Heather Tory, MD, MPH, CPPS, is a Pediatric Rheumatologist and Associate Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Tory’s clinical and research interests include autoimmune inflammatory disorders of childhood, juvenile dermatomyositis, patient-oriented outcomes and quality of care/quality measures.


Tufts University School of Medicine


Yale - New Haven Hospital


Boston Children's Hospital

American Board of Pediatric - Rheumatology

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • Sherman MA, Kim H, Banschbach K, Brown A, Gewanter HL, Lang B, Perron M, Byun Robinson A, Spitznagle J, Stingl C, Syverson G, Tory HO, Spencer CH, Tarvin SE. Treatment escalation patterns to start biologics in refractory moderate juvenile dermatomyositis among members of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance. Pediatr Rheumatol. 2023;21:3.
  • Nicolino Ruperto MD, MPH*, Hermine I Brunner MD, MSc, MBA*, Olga Synoverska MD, Tracy V Ting MD, MSc, RhMSUS, Carlos Abud Mendoza
    MD, Alberto Spindler MD, Yulia Vyzhga MD, Katherine Marzan MD, Lyudmila Grebenkina MD, Irit Tirosh MD, Lisa Imundo MD, Rita Jerath MD, Daniel J Kingsbury MD, Betul Sozeri MD, Sheetal S Vora MD, Sampath Prahalad MD, Elena Zholobova MD, Yonatan Butbul Aviel MD, Vyacheslav Chasnyk MD, Melissa Lerman MD, Kabita Nanda MD, Heinrike Schmeling MD, Heather Tory MD, Yosef Uziel MD, Diego Oscar Viola MD, Holly B Posner MD, Keith S Kanik MD, Ann Wouters MSc, Cheng Chang PhD, Richard Zhang PhD, Irina Lazariciu MSc, Ming-Ann Hsu MPH, Ricardo M Suehiro MD, Alberto Martini MD*, and Daniel J Lovell MD, MPH*, for the Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation (PRINTO) and Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group (PRCSG)† November 09, 2021 DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01255-1
  • Shah R, Rychwalski P, Kurzweil A, Tory H, Chicaiza H. Ocular point-of-care ultrasound: Description of intermediate uveitis in an adolescent female. Pediatric Emergency Care 2021
  • Tory HO*, Zurakowski D, Kim S. Patient and physician discordance of global disease assessment in juvenile dermatomyositis: findings from the Childhood
    Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance Legacy Registry. Pediatr Rheumatol. 2020;18(5): n. pag.
  • Mrosak J, Banasiak K, Edelheit B, Lapin C, Tory H, Collins MS. PolymyxinB hemoperfusion as a novel treatment for rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease in a pediatric patient diagnosed with anti-MDA5 juvenile dermatomyositis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Nov;15: doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000001191. Online ahead of print
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Locations for this Doctor

Exterior view of 310 Western Boulevard in Glastonbury

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Glastonbury

310 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT06033
United States

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Hartford (85 Seymour St.)

85 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT06106
United States