PHYSICIANS

Background

Dr. Mohamad Ali Rida is a practicing rheumatologist is a practicing rheumatologist at the Clemenceau Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon. He trained at one of the most prestigious universities of north America where he completed an advanced clinical fellowship in Lupus and psoriatic arthritis at the University of Toronto.
During his fellowship in Toronto, Dr. Mohamad Ali Rida was involved in the care of psoriatic arthritis and Lupus patients in one of largest referral centre in North America (UHN hospital network). He is also active in clinical research with main interest on the persistence of biologics in the treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis and treatment strategies in difficult to treat or refractory cases.
 

Degrees

-University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada: Lupus and Psoriatic arthritis fellowship
-American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Beirut, Lebanon: Rheumatology fellowship
-American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Beirut, Lebanon: Internal Medicine residency
-American University of Beirut (AUB): Doctor of Medicine  
-American University of Beirut (AUB): Bachelor of Science: Biology, with distinction
-College Protestant Français: French Baccalaureate. Emphasis: Chemistry (With high distinction)

 

 

Research

-Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) annual meeting: Persistence of biologics for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis: data from a large longitudinal cohort
-Rida MA, Gladman DD. Refractory psoriatic arthritis achieving remission using Nigella sativa (black seed oil) extract, J Rheumatol 2020;47:8; doi:10.3899/jrheum.191292
-Rida MA, Chandran V. Challenges in the clinical diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis, Clin Immunol. 2020 Mar 18:108390. doi: 10.1016/j.clim.2020.108390
-Rida MA Hamed N, Uthman I, et.al. The Fibromyalgia Bladder index in 100 Consecutive Women with Fibromyalgia. Int Urogynecol J 2020 DOI 10.1007/s00192-019-04199-y
-Rida MA, Bardawil T, Ibrahim D. First reported Mycobacterium marinum infection case in a patient with psoriatic arthritis maintained on Golimumab. Arch Rheumatol 2020;35(x):i-ii. DOI: 10.5606/ArchRheumatol.2020.7714
-Rida MA, ElNajjar M, Merashli M, Neurologic manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis: a case of cerebral vasculitis treated with rituximab. Arch Rheumatol 2019;34(2):238-240
-Rida MA, Zeineldine S. Palliative care in Lebanon: The Law and the Patient. J Med Liban 2013; 61 (4) :237-239