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Dr. Ali Askari, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 79

Dr. Askari

Dr. Ali Askari, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Beachwood, OH and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine in 1966 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(216) 896-1865

Dr. Askari accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Askari's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Askari treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Askari treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Sjögren's Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Askari treats Sjögren's Syndrome more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Askari treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sjögren Syndrome, Primary
  • Sjögren Syndrome, Secondary
  • Sjögren's Syndrome, Juvenile, Secondary to Autoimmune Disease
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Askari treats Arthritis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Askari treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Askari's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ali Askari, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Beachwood, OH and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine in 1966 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1974
University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1972
Va Hospital University Hosps
Residency Hospital
1969
St Vincent Charity Hospital
Internship Hospital
1966
Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1974
1972
1969
1966

Languages

  • Persian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Askari's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Askari

3.7

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
59.09090909090909%
(13)
4 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
3 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(6)

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good dr. very poor office help had to wait over 3 months to get in only to be told my appointment was canceled and would have to wait 3 more months for another appointment
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Had an appt with Dr. Askari, but his fellow kept intercepting/interupting the doctor's communication with me. Dr. Askari was telling me about abnormalities he was finding and his fellow interjected. The fellow came right out and said there was nothing wrong with me. She actually forced the ending...Read More
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Very passive in treatment. Very little interaction with Dr. Askari himself. He relies on Fellows (Physician in training). New Fellow with every visit. They expect you to recite your health history from the very beginning each time because the Fellow isn't familiar with the patient. Have been seeing...Read More
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