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Dr. Tarek Kudaimi, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Kudaimi

Dr. Tarek Kudaimi, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Munster, IN and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.


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Dr. Kudaimi accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Kudaimi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kudaimi treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kudaimi treats this condition more than 100% 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
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kudaimi treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kudaimi treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kudaimi treats Gout more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kudaimi treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Kudaimi's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Like Myalgia
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren Syndrome, Primary
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Areas of expertise: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Gout, Osteoporosis, Arthritis.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1998
Ind University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Indiana University / School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1996
Helene Fuld Med Center
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1998
1998
1996
1991

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kudaimi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kudaimi

3.0

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
44.44444444444444%
(12)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
14.814814814814815%
(4)
1 Star
37.03703703703704%
(10)

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No clue what he is doing, and doesn’t even care enough about his patients to do any research. Did a biopsy and didn’t even biopsy the right thing. My mom wasted her time with him for months, until he basically said he couldn’t do anything else and told her to go to Mayo. Two weeks later my mom went...Read More
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Dr. Kudaimi is an all around great doctor a me I have gladly recommended him to family members.
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I like that he sits down and talks to me about my conditions. Reviews things I don't understand and encourages me to make changes in my health /diet to improve my joint functions.
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I'm sorry to hear the person who wrote the last review didn't have a good experience. I just recently saw Dr. Kudaimi for the first time and he took excellent care of me. I have been seeing rheumatologists for almost 10 years now due to my undifferentiated connective tissue disorder, but haven't...Read More
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He didn't take any blood work, just the poke test and then he said I have fibromyalgia. He was unable to tell me anything informative about the disease he had been treating for 15 years. He said I can't let my enemy get to my door, I must go to my enemy...what?! Then he barely saw me 3 times in 6...Read More
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