Dr. Kam Newman, MD

Dr. Kam Newman, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
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Dr. Kam Newman, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Rancho Mirage, CA. He is 42 years old. Read his story

39000 Bob Hope Dr

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Contact Information

(760) 340-3911

Insurance Accepted

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

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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."


  • Rheumatology
  • Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Gout
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Vasculitis
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • High Cholesterol
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myositis
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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  • Arthrocentesis
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Extremity Ultrasound
  • Immunization
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Joint Drainage
  • Physical Examination
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vaccination

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.


  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newman to family and friends
based on 6 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Newman's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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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Lemont, IL |
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Rancho mirage, CA |
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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in Palm Desert, CA |
Got a referral from my doctor because of a gout flair up. Very painful and swollen left foot mandating the use of a cane.. Dr. NEWMAN's office telephoned me and told me the could see me three weeks later. I told them the circumstances, they couldn't care less. No Dr. Newman in my future.
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Hospitals where Dr. Newman has admitting privileges

Eisenhower Medical Center
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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