Dr. Alpana Dhar, MD

Dr. Alpana Dhar, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Alpana Dhar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Grant Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology.

7520 N Oracle Rd Ste 100

Tucson, AZ 85704

Contact Information

(520) 408-1133

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Autoimmune Diseases
more than 69% of peers
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
more than 56% of peers
Sjögren's Syndrome
more than 51% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

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  • Grant Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • New England Med Center Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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What People Say About Dr. Alpana Dhar, MD
If you are looking for an old school doctor who is caring, takes time with her patients, promptly returns phone calls (sometimes even personally, rather than through staff), is thorough and knowledgeable, there is no better choice than Dr. Dhar. I cannot say enough good things about her. After a...Read More
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Cleveland, OH – May 18, 2017
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I would highly recommend Dr. Dhar. My mom has RA and I went in with soft tissue and joint pain over most of my body. Dr. Dhar did NOT assume it was RA because my mom has it, but did the most thorough explanation on the planet, to avoid misdiagnosing me. She was correct when she said I didn't have...Read More
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Shar in Vail, AZ – Jun 13, 2016
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Dr. Dhar assumed I was challenging her every time I asked a question and recommended very early on that I go to another doctor. I honestly didn't understand how she arrived at her conclusions (it appeared she only looked at the lab results and not the symptoms). I had several problems with Catalina...Read More
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Marlene in Tucson, AZ – Mar 31, 2016
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