Dr. Kam Newman, MD

Dr. Kam Newman, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Kam Newman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Tehran University Of Medical Sciences and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.Read his story

39000 Bob Hope Dr

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Contact Information

(760) 340-3911

Insurance Accepted

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Newman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoporosis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 85% of peers
Arthritis
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Newman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Newman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Newman "Dr. Newman received his medical degree from Teheran University with honors, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine in New York City/New York with top 10 percent score in American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Dr. Newman completed his first fellowship program at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, and his second fellowship program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease (NIAMS), home of 149 Nobel Laureates. During his tenure at NIH/NIAMS, Dr. Newman had oral presentation at the American College of Rheumatology 2015 Meeting on CD73 deficiency, and publication on using PET scan in large vessel vasculitis (LVV) as first author at the Arthritis and Rheumatology (ANR), the official journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). Most recently, Dr. Newman joined Eisenhower Medical Center (EMC), a world-class institution which is named as one of the top one hundred hospitals in the United States. He uses the cutting edge science of musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS), and color Doppler to produce pictures of muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints throughout the body to help diagnose of sprains, strains, tears and other soft tissue conditions for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Dr. Newman has published several peer-reviewed articles, and books in large vessel vasculitis (LVV), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), autoimmune neuropathy, and other autoimmune disorders including autoimmune neutropenia, gene therapy, and medical ethics among others. Dr. Newman is an official member of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), and he serves as both ABIM and American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Diplomat."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Newman "Patient safety is the most important part and is the center of our practice."

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

63  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tehran University Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Jamaica Hosp Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • National Institute Of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Persian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newman's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newman to family and friends
8 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Newman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

My first visit with Dr. Newman today, very impressed, took his time to explain my gout and diet and treatments, consider yourself very lucky if becomes your Dr. Very caring, knowledge able , smart, best Dr. by far I've ever had, I went in a little nervous and left relieved and happy, can't say...more
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My wife has had two visits with Dr. Newman. He is charming, always smiling, and exudes confidence. I highly recommend him. All the physicians at Eisenhower that we have dealt with have been great! He also appears to be a great clinician, which is the reason we see doctors after all!
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A wonderful doctor. He has a wide breadth of knowledge, looks at test results carefully, and considers many aspects of a possible disease or condition before making a statement. He is organized, on time, compassionate, and extremely smart and well read. He demands the best of the other doctors...more
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The Best Doctor around the world.
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I went to Dr. Newman for excruciating muscle pain and joint pain associated with episodic fevers. He spent a good amount of time asking me relevant questions and examining me thoroughly. He was able to find out what's going on with me and treated my condition with proper medication. Dr. Newman...more
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