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Dr. Alpana Dhar, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 53

Dr. Dhar

Dr. Alpana Dhar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from Grant Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(520) 408-1133

Dr. Dhar accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Dhar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dhar treats Arthritis more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Dhar treats this condition more than 82% of her 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
Autoimmune Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dhar treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Dhar treats this condition more than 81% of her peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dhar treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 64% of her peers

Dr. Dhar treats this condition more than 64% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist

Dr. Dhar's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alpana Dhar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from Grant Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Dhar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dhar

4.3

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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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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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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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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