Alireza Meysami, M.D.

Alireza Meysami, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Dr. Meysami is the interim Division head in rheumatology division at Henry Ford Health System and clinical assistant professor of Medicine at Wayne State University. He joined Henry Ford Hospital after finishing his Internal Medicine residency at Framingham Hospital in Massachusetts and fellowship training in Rheumatology at Dartmouth University in 2012. He also finished additional training in Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound at Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologist (USSONAR). He was awarded the scholarship for Davidson Fellowship for Entrepreneurs in Digital Health through Henry Ford Innovation Institute. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.

Latest Articles by Alireza Meysami, M.D.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

9 Things to Know About the Vectra DA Test for RA

The Vectra DA test is designed to measure how effective your rheumatoid arthritis medications are. Here’s how it works.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

What You Need to Know About RA and Pregnancy

Can you take your medication while pregnant? Will you pass RA to your baby? Will your condition get worse during pregnancy? Read on to learn the answers.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Why a Massage Might Help Your RA

Some people with rheumatoid arthritis think a massage will make their condition worse, but a good massage can actually reduce pain and improve joint function.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Supplements for Rheumatoid Arthritis

More and more doctors are recommending food and dietary supplements to help treat chronic diseases like RA. See which natural treatments might be right for you.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

How to Get a Great RA Care Team

You can't go it alone, so it helps to have a team of health experts, from doctors to physical therapists, helping keep you afloat with rheumatoid arthritis.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause Hearing Loss?

Studies show that people with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to have hearing loss. Here's what you can do if you think you might be affected.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

What You Need to Know Before Getting Vaccinated

When you have RA, you have approximately double the risk of infection compared to the general population because of your suppressed immune system. But before you get vaccinated to protect yourself, this is what you need to know.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

RA & Dry Coughs: Why You Need to Call Your Doctor Now

Rheumatoid arthritis can increase your risk of interstitial lung disease. Learn the symptoms plus how to stay safe.