Dr. Abdollah Shams-Pirzadeh, MD

Dr. Abdollah Shams-Pirzadeh, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 80
Dr. Abdollah Shams-Pirzadeh, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine in 1964 and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

716 Maiden Choice Ln Ste 301

Baltimore, MD 21228

Contact Information

(410) 788-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UniCare
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more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Shams-Pirzadeh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shams-Pirzadeh "Dr. Shams is a Rheumatologist involved in the care of patients with arthritis and rheumatic diseases.Dr. Shams had his rheumatology training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Following his rheumatology training, he became a faculty member for one year and then moved back to St. Agnes Hospital where he had his residency in internal medicine. Dr. Shams started a rheumatology program at St. Agnes Hospital and trained medical residents at that institution for 30 years. He also started an arthritis clinic at St. Agnes Hospital where he took care of indigent patients with rheumatic diseases.Dr. Shams is a Founding Fellow of American College of Rheumatology and has dedicated his life to care for patients with rheumatic diseases and teaching of medical residents for which he received numerous awards."
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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shams-Pirzadeh does not have any board certifications listed.

55  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

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  • Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1964

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

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Dr. Shams-Pirzadeh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shams-Pirzadeh to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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Dr. Shams-Pirzadeh's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Wait over 2 hours though arrived early. People who arrived after me were processed ahead. Front desk not forthcoming w/billing questions. Instead of billing me, confronted me in an embarassing manner, & forced me to call health ins to explain. Due to meds I take for other conditions, my arthritis...more
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