Dr. Amer Al-Khoudari, MD, FACR, Internist

Dr. Amer Al-Khoudari, MD, FACR

Rheumatologist | Rheumatology

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604 W Warner Rd Suite C1 Chandler AZ, 85225
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5/5

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Dr. Amer Al-Khoudari, MD, FACR, provides comprehensive care for rheumatologic conditions at his practice, Arizona Arthritis Clinic, PLLC. Patients living in and around Chandler, Arizona, benefit from his extensive experience and dedication to helping each patient maintain optimal health.

Dr. Al-Khoudari received his medical degree from the University of Damascus in Syria, then relocated to complete his internal medicine residency at the University of Toledo. He continued to pursue his chosen specialty by completing a rheumatology fellowship at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He’s board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology.

When he started his medical career, Dr. Al-Khoudari practiced as a chief hospitalist at Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Oregon. He also served as a staff hospitalist at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Washington, before moving to Oklahoma to join the University of Oklahoma as an assistant professor in hospital medicine. While there, he graduated from the OU Leadership Academy Program.

To be closer to family and friends, Dr. Al-Khoudari moved to Arizona, where he opened the Arizona Arthritis Clinic. He is proud to be an Arizona resident and excited to serve the community in the Valley of the Sun.At the end of 2017, Dr. Al-Khoudari became the vice chair for AURA (Arizona United Rheumatology Alliance) and will become the chair of AURA by the end of 2020.

In May 2018, Dr. Al-Khoudari received the medical honoree Award for the Arthritis Foundation annual walk.

 

 
 

Education and Training

University Of Damascus MD 2000

University Of Toledo MD 2007

Wake Forest University MD, FACR 2015

Board Certification

Rheumatology (Internal Medicine)

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

Male English

Areas of expertise and specialization

Arthritis and Autoimmune Disease

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor University Of Oklahoma 2011 - 2013

Awards

  • Medical Honoree 2018 Arthritis Foundation 

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Rheumatology  
  • Arizona United Rheumatology Alliance  
  • Phoenix Rhaumatology Association  

Residency

  • University Of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Internships

  • University Of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Fellowships

  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Professional Society Memberships

  • AURA (Arizona United Rheumatology Alliance)PRA (Phoenix Rheumatology Association.

What do you attribute your success to?

  • My passion in medicine and Rheumatology.

Awards

  • Arthritis Foundation Medical Honoree- 2018

Teaching and speaking

  • Active speaker bureau of : Novartis, Horizon, Amgen, and Medexus

Favorite Place to Vacation

  • Istanbul, Italy, Europe in general.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Fishing, Tennis, Biking

Favorite professional publications

  • Arthritis And Rheumatism

Dr. Amer Al-Khoudari, MD, FACR's Practice location

Arizona Arthritis Clinic

604 W Warner Rd Suite C1 -
Chandler, AZ 85225
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Get to know Rheumatologist Dr. Amer Al-Khoudari, who serves patients in Chandler, Arizona.

Dr. Al-Khoudari is a well-versed rheumatologist who provides comprehensive care for rheumatologic conditions at his practice, Arizona Arthritis Clinic, PLLC. Patients living in and around Chandler, Arizona, benefit from his extensive experience and dedication to the maintenance of optimal health.

With a mission to provide personalized, high-quality care, Dr. Al-Khoudari and his entire staff work closely with each patient, making sure they understand their health condition and have a voice in their own care. Patients receive comprehensive care for the full scope of rheumatologic conditions, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gout, vasculitis, and scleroderma. When medications must be administered intravenously, infusions are available on site, where patients are comfortable and receive individualized attention.

On the subject of his educational background, Dr. Al-Khoudari received his medical degree from the University of Damascus, Faculty of Medicine in Syria, and then relocated to complete his residency in internal medicine at the University of Toledo. He continued to pursue his chosen specialty by completing a fellowship in rheumatology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 

When he started his medical career, Dr. Al-Khoudari practiced as a chief hospitalist at Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Oregon. He also served as a staff hospitalist at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Washington, before moving to Oklahoma to join the University of Oklahoma as an assistant professor in hospital medicine. While there, he graduated from the OU Leadership Academy Program.

To be closer to family and friends, he moved to Arizona, where he opened the Arizona Arthritis Clinic, PLLC. He is proud to be an Arizona resident and will become the Chair of the Arizona United Rheumatology Alliance by the end of 2020. 

Attributing his success to his passion for medicine and rheumatology, Dr. Al-Khoudari is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology (FACR), and a member of the Phoenix Rheumatology Association and the Syrian American Medical Society.

In addition, he is board-certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. 

Rheumatology is a branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Physicians who have undergone formal training in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists treat arthritis, autoimmune diseases, pain disorders affecting joints, and osteoporosis. There are more than 200 types of these diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, lupus, back pain, osteoporosis, and tendinitis.

In May of 2018, Dr. Al-Khoudari received the Medical Honoree Award for the Arthritis Foundation annual walk.

Outside of practicing medicine, he enjoys fishing, playing tennis, and biking. His favorite places to vacation are Istanbul, Italy, and Europe in general. His favorite professional publication is the  journal Arthritis & Rheumatology.

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