Dr. Dhiman Basu, MD
Rheumatologist | Rheumatology5009 Heritage Avenue Colleyville TX, 76034
Dr. Dhiman Basu is a rheumatologist practicing in Colleyville, TX. Dr. Basu specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systematic autoimmune conditions that can affect the bones, muscles or bones. Eventually, if not treated, these illnesses can also impact the skin, eyes, nervous system and internal organs. Dr. Basu treats diseases similar to orthopedists but does not perform surgery. Often times, research is conducted to find potential alternatives for the patients illness.
Education and Training
Calcutta National Medical College MBBS 1996
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Rheumatology
Dr. Dhiman Basu, MD's Expert Contributions
- Dr. Bonomali Chakraborty Award for Proficiency in Pharmacology 1995
- Prof. Prasanta Sengupta Award for Highest Aggregate in Pathology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine and Community Medicine 1995
- The Thomas D. Palella Award for Excellence in Teaching, Rackham Arthritis Research Unit, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan 2006
- Fort Worth Jingle Bell Run Medical Honoree Acknowledged by The Arthritis Foundation 2017
- Nominated as One of the Top Rheumatologist in the State of Texas 2020
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
- Associate Member of Michigan Medical Society
- Associate Member of American College of Rheumatology
- Fellow of American College of Rheumatology
- Association of Women in Rheumatology
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Get to know Rheumatologist Dr. Dhiman Basu, who serves patients in Colleyville, Texas.
In practice since 2007, Dr. Basu is a board-certified rheumatologist who practices at Heritage Rheumatology and Arthritis Care in Colleyville, Texas. He is also affiliated with Texas Health Fort Worth, Texas Health HEB, and Medical City North Hills.
A Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology (FACR), the doctor is board-certified in 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.
After earning his medical degree from Calcutta National Medical College in India, Dr. Basu relocated to the United States to complete his residency in internal medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Thereafter, he completed his fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers.
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 addition to English, Dr. Basu speaks Bengali and Hindi.
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