Dr. Ali Karrar, MD

Rheumatology •  Male • Age 62
  
Dr. Karrar
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Mc Laren Community Medical Ctr

1254 N Main St Lapeer, MI 48446

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(810) 667-0067

Dr. Ali Karrar, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Lapeer, MI. Dr. Karrar has more experience with Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Arthropathy, and Autoimmune Diseases 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.


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Dr. Karrar accepts the following insurance:

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Practice Areas

Osteoporosis

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

Typically treats 90% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karrar treats Osteoporosis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Karrar treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Osteopenia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karrar treats Osteopenia more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Karrar treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Arthritis and 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 and Arthropathy specialists.

Typically treats 87% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karrar treats Arthritis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Karrar treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karrar treats Osteoarthritis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Karrar treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karrar treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Karrar treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, and celiac disease in which the immune system attacks healthy cells.Compare with other Autoimmune Diseases specialists.

Typically treats 87% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karrar treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Karrar treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karrar treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Karrar treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Lupus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karrar treats Lupus more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Karrar treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

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Dr. Karrar's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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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.
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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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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
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Biography

Dr. Ali Karrar, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Lapeer, MI. Dr. Karrar has more experience with Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Arthropathy, and Autoimmune Diseases than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as...Read more

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

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Common Questions and Answers

  • Does Dr. Karrar communicate via email?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Karrar communicates via email

  • Does Dr. Karrar offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Karrar offers telehealth services or virtual visits

  • Does Dr. Karrar offer an online patient portal?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Karrar offers an online patient portal

  • Does Dr. Karrar have free onsite parking?

    Yes, 1 patient said they have free onsite parking

  • Does Dr. Karrar offer weekend visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Karrar offers weekend visits

  • Does Dr. Karrar offer evening visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Karrar offers evening visits

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Practice

Mc Laren Community Medical Ctr1254 N Main St Lapeer, MI 48446
1

Michigan Rheumatology Group

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

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Ascension Genesys Hospital

Grand Blanc, MI

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

Hurley Medical Center

Flint, MI

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Mclaren Flint

Flint, MI

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

Mclaren Lapeer Region

Lapeer, MI

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)