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Best Rheumatologist in Dubai

Dr. Humeira Badsha

Consultant Rheumatologist

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Rheumatologist in Dubai, Has over two decades of experience as a Rheumatologist across three countries – the USA, Singapore, and UAE.

Starting her career with MBBS at Madras Medical College, Chennai in India, Dr. Badsha was trained at UCLA, California, and has worked and taught medical students and doctors at various schools and hospitals including Harvard, Tufts, and UCLA. She moved to Dubai in 2005 from Boston and was working at Dubai Bone & Joint Center. She was the Secretary (2008-2010) and Founding Member of Emirates Society of Rheumatology and is also the Vice Chairperson and Founding Member – Board of Directors, Emirates Arthritis Foundation, from 2006 to present.

Having conducted and published multiple clinical studies in major Rheumatology journals, Dr. Humeira Badsha is today one of the most well-known Rheumatologist in Dubai and the entire UAE.


Qualifications and Credentials

  • American Board Certified Rheumatology 1997, recertified 2007, and 2017
  • American Board Certified Internal Medicine 1995, recertified 2005
  • RhMUS Certified in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, 2016
  • Rheumatology Fellowship at UCLA (University of Los Angeles, LA, California)
  • Internal Medicine Residency at University of Connecticut (Farmington, CT USA)
  • MBBS at Madras Medical College, University of Madras, Chennai, India
  • Fellow American College of Rheumatology
  • Fellow Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine – Tufts New England medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
  • Clinical Teacher – National University of Singapore
  • Licensed Dubai Health authority, Dubai Healthcare City, California, Massachusetts, Singapore
  • Founding Member, Emirates Society for Rheumatology and Secretary 2009 – 12/2010
  • Vice Chairperson, and Founding member Board of Directors Emirates Arthritis Foundation 04/06
  • Member Research Ethics Committee Harvard Medical School Dubai center (2000-10) and Department Of Health and Medical Services (DOHMS) Dubai (2008 to present)
  • Chairperson and speaker Arab Health Rheumatology Conference 2007, 2009 and Musculoskeletal Conference 2008, 2010, Bone and Joint Conference 2011, 2012, Women’s Health Conference 2012
  • Member, Editorial Board International Journal of Rheumatology (Blackwell publishing)
  • Speaker and/ or Presenter International Osteoporosis Foundation meetings, Pan Arab Rheumatology Conferences, Asia Pacific Rheumatology Conference (APLAR), European League against Rheumatology Conference (EULAR), American College of Rheumatology (ACR)


External Links

View American Board of Internal Medicine Certification
View Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology, American College of Rheumatology

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