Rheumatology | Male | 41 years old
Eisenhower Medical Center
39000 Bob Hope Dr
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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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.
Patient safety is the most important part and is the center of our practice.
- Autoinflammatory Disorders
- Antiphospholipid Syndrome
- Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder/Overlap Syndrome
- ANCA Associated Vasculitis
- Large Vessel Vasculitis
- Joint Ultrasound/Color Doppler
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Limited Scleroderma/Systemic Sclerosis
- Ankylosis Spondylitis/Spondyloarthropathies
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Reactive Arthritis
- Erosive Osteoarthritis
- Gout/Pseudogout (Crystal Induced Arthropathy)
- Targeted therapy (Biologicals)
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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