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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 56

701 South Blvd E # 140
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
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Hospital Quality

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Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Troy Campus
44201 Dequindre Road
Troy, MI 48085

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Arthritis Physicians
Arthritis Physicians
701 South Blvd E # 140
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Tower and Syed MDs
Tower and Syed MDs
1701 South Blvd E Ste 140
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
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    Dr. Tower's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Arthrocentesis
    • Bone Density Scan
    • Bursa Injection
    • Injection of Tendon
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Dry Eyes
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
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    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Takayasu's Arteritis
    • Tendonitis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Michigan State University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Mount Clemens General Hospital
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mount Clemens General Hospital
    Wayne St
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tower & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Tower's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tower

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tower to family and friends

    22 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    22 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 21 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Tower
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    22 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Arthritis Physicians
    701 South Blvd E # 140
    Rochester Hills, MI 48307
    (248) 853-0803 (Office)
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    Tower and Syed MDs
    1701 South Blvd E Ste 140
    Rochester Hills, MI 48307
    (248) 853-0803 (Office)
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