Dr. Shambeel Rizvi, MD

Dr. Shambeel Rizvi, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Shambeel Rizvi, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Blaine, MN and has been practicing for 19 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

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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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Dr. Rizvi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizvi treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rizvi treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizvi treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Rizvi treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Arthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizvi treats Arthritis more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Rizvi treats this condition more than 83% of his 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

Dr. Rizvi's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursa Injection
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Supartz® Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

provide the highest level of quality care to patients in areas of service. I take multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. and believe that the proper diagnosis and management of chronic disorders is an ongoing process.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians, 2004

Media & Publications

  • osteoporoses, 2001

Dr. Rizvi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rizvi

3.4

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
30.303030303030305%
(10)

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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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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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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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