Dr. Shambeel Rizvi, MD

Dr. Shambeel Rizvi, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Shambeel Rizvi, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Blaine, MN and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Karachi / Dow Medical College in 1991 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

11937 Central Ave NE

Blaine, MN 55434

Contact Information

(763) 634-2273

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Preferred Health Plan, Inc.
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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Bursa Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Supartz® Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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  • University Of Karachi / Dow Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Karachi / Dow Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Univ Of Il, Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Univ Of Il, Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Wayne State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians, 2004
Media & Publications
  • osteoporoses, 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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What People Say About Dr. Shambeel Rizvi, MD
Even when patients come late to their appointments or come too early, he does not deny them service. He tries his best to care and cater to his patients. He puts his patients first because he actually wants to help them improve their health. He goes out of his way to make sure that his patients...Read More
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Anonymous in Blaine, MN – Jun 19, 2018
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If I could give zero stars I would. I saw him for treatment of my lupus, but when I became pregnant he changed my treatment despite my obgyns wanting to keep it the same. I delivered my daughter at 25 weeks gestation. It was later determined I had a lupus flare and clotting from my lupus...Read More
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Minneapolis, MN – Dec 20, 2017
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Mayo Clinic prescribed me high doses of IV steroids, but Dr Rizvi refused to administer them. Stating it would cause a condition called AVN. At the time I was so upset, I just wanted relief, and who was he to second guess the mighty Mayo Clinic. Well I found a doc who would, and Dr. Rizvis...Read More
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Debbie in Minneapolis, MN – Oct 22, 2016
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