Dr. Ali Karrar, MD

RheumatologyMaleAge 63

Dr. Ali Karrar, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Grand Blanc, MI. Dr. Karrar has more experience with Osteoporosis & Screening and Arthritis & Arthropathy than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Genesys Hospital and Hurley Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Karrar to book an appointment.

Dr. Karrar

Michigan Rheumatology Group

8200 S Saginaw St Ste 500 Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Karrar

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Karrar treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Karrar treats other conditions, please contact the office at (810) 953-8700.

Osteoporosis & Screening

Osteoporosis specialists diagnose and treat conditions characterized by low bone density and bone weakness, such as osteoporosis and osteopenia.Compare with other Osteoporosis & Screening specialists.

Dr. Karrar is experienced in the area of Osteoporosis & Screening. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
Dr. Karrar
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Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Arthritis & Arthropathy

Arthritis and arthropathy specialists diagnose and treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis that damage joints, causing pain, stiffness and swelling.Compare with other Arthritis & Arthropathy specialists.

Dr. Karrar is experienced in the area of Arthritis & Arthropathy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Karrar
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Arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Dr. Karrar's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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(810) 953-8700

Dr. Karrar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Priority Health
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Dr. Karrar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Karrar

2.1

Based on 25 ratings

5 Stars
24%
(6)
4 Stars
4%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4%
(1)
1 Star
68%
(17)
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (6)
  • Listened & answered questions (6)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (6)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (17)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (17)
  • Long wait times (17)
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Wonderful, kind, patient - knew right away which tests to order and found out the sources of pain for me, and helped alleviate my pain quickly. I am so grateful for Dr. Karrar, I hope he can be my doctor for many years.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Katalin Miklos – Dec 23, 2019
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Charity and Dr. Karrar always make me feel like I am valued and that I am getting quality care.
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Mar 21, 2019
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Don't go!! Left after 3yrs and came back thought he would be different still the same don't listen when you try and tell him things. When he claim to listen the only answer he give is its gone be okay. Its a lot more but not worth me saying. Good luck
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Flint, MI – Oct 14, 2017
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ali Karrar, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Grand Blanc, MI. Dr. Karrar has more experience with Osteoporosis & Screening and Arthritis & Arthropathy...Read more

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Ali Karrar, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Karrar has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Ali Karrar, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Ali Karrar, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Ali Karrar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Karrar frequently treats Osteoporosis & Screening and Arthritis & Arthropathy. See all practice areas where Dr. Karrar specializes.

Where is Dr. Ali Karrar, MD's office located?

Dr. Karrar's office is located at 8200 S Saginaw St Ste 500, Grand Blanc, MI 48439. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Ali Karrar, MD speak?

Dr. Karrar speaks Arabic and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Michigan Rheumatology Group

Michigan Rheumatology Group8200 S Saginaw St Ste 500 Grand Blanc, MI 48439
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Practice

Mclaren Medical Management -family Practice1254 N Main St Lapeer, MI 48446
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Karrar is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ascension Genesys Hospital

Grand Blanc, MI

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

4 Awards Received

Hurley Medical Center

Flint, MI

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

Mclaren Flint

Flint, MI

61% Patient Experience Rating, 8% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received

Mclaren Lapeer Region

Lapeer, MI

63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)