Dedication

Our Investigators have conducted hundreds of studies.

Our Investigators

Mona Amin, D.O.

Sub Investigator

  • D.O. – New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • B.S. – New York Institute of Technology
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology – Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency – Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Board Certified – Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified – Rheumatology
  • ISCD Certified Clinical Densitometrist

Ralph Bennett, M.D.

Principal Investigator

  • M.D. – Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York City
  • Internal Medicine – Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Fellowship in autoimmunity – Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Participated in over 100 clinical research trials
  • Fellow of American College of Physicians
  • Fellow of American College of Rheumatology

Swati S. Bharadwaj, M.D., MPH.

Sub Investigator

  • Fellowship in Rheumatology – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Ohio
  • Internal Medicine Residency – Graduate Hospital – Philadelphia
  • Masters in Public Health – Epidemiology and Biostatistics – George Washington University- DC
  • Medical School – University of Bombay, India
  • Board Certified in Rheumatology
  • Certified in Bone Densitometry
  • Member of American College of Rheumatology
  • Language skills: Primary- English; Secondary- Hindi

Paul H. Caldron, D.O.

Principal Investigator

  • B.S. – Zoology – University of Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • M.B.A. – Thunderbird  School for Global Management, Glendale, Arizona
  • D.O. – Oklahoma State University
  • Internship – US Public Health Service Marine Hospital, Staten Island, NY
  • Internal Medicine Residency – Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio
  • Fellowship in Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases – Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio
  • Board Certification – Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification – Rheumatology
  • Languages – English; conversational in Spanish

Saima Chohan, M.D.

Principal Investigator

  • M.D. – The University of Cincinnati– Cincinnati, OH
  • Internal Medicine Residency – Riverside Methodist Hospital – Columbus, OH
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology – The University of Chicago — Chicago, IL
  • NIH-sponsored degree in Clinical Research
  • Board Certification – Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification – Rheumatology
  • Languages – English; Urdu

Gary N. Friedlander, D.P.M., FACFAS

Principal Investigator

  • Board certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery – American Board of Podiatric Surgeons
  • Fellow with American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Fellow with American Professional Wound Care Association
  • Honored Doctoral Graduate – Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Residency Director of Podiatry – Community Hospital Medical Center
  • Associate Professor and Clinic Coordinator  – Midwestern University

Ramina Jajoo, M.D.

Principal Investigator

  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences – University of New South Wales – Australia
  • Bachelor of Medicine – University of New South Wales – Australia
  • Bachelor of Surgery – University of New South Wales – Australia
  • Residency in Internal Medicine – St. Vincent’s Medical Center – Connecticut
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology – Tufts-New England Medical Center – Boston, MA

Daniel Kreutz, M.D.

Principal Investigator

  • Board Certified – Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified – Rheumatology
  • Bachelors in Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology – Arizona State University
  • M.D. – Creighton University – Omaha, NE
  • Residency in Internal Medicine – Scott & White Hospital/Texas A&M University
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology – University of Arizona

Anthony Lee, M.D.

Sub Investigator

  • B.A. – Biology modified with Psychology, Dartmouth College
  • M.S. – Microbiology, Georgia State University
  • M.D. – Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Preliminary Medicine Internship –
    • Mercer University School of Medicine
    • Medical Center of Central Georgia
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship – Musculoskeletal & Spine Medicine, Southwest Spine & Sports
  • Board Certified – Pain Medicine
  • Board Certified – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Eric Peters, M.D.

Principal Investigator

  • Bachelors in Cell Biology – University of Kansas
  • M.D. – University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Residency in Internal Medicine – St. Joseph Medical Center – Phoenix, AZ
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology – University of California, Los Angeles – Harbor Medical Center
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor – Midwestern University College – Phoenix, AZ
  • Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology
  • Member of the American College of Physicians
  • Member of the International Society of Clinical Densitometry

Vas N. Sabeeh, D.O., FACS

Sub Investigator

  • Board-certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Board-certified, American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine & Surgery
  • Section Chief of Plastic Surgery at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center
  • Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Phoenix Magazine’s “Top Doc” 2013
  • Named as one of America’s Top Plastic Surgeons 2006 – 2013
  • Specialized training received at Mayo Clinic, MD Anderson, Ochsner Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine,
    Loyola University, Charity Hospital, University of Arizona and University of Chicago
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Midwestern University
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Ashish Sachdeva, M.D.

Principal Investigator

  • Internship – Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Sewagram, Wardha, India
  • Internal Medicine Residency –
    • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    • Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • General Medicine/Geriatrics Residency –
    • St. Patrick’s Hospital, Bizana, Eastern Cape, Republic of South Africa
    • Umtata General Hospital, Umtata, Eastern Cape, Republic of South Africa
  • Training in Emergency Medicine – University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
  • Fellowship in Geriatrics – Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
  • Board Certification- Internal Medicine

Nehad Soloman, M.D.

Principal Investigator

  • B.S.- Biomedical Education- City University of New York, City College, Sophie Davis School of Biomedicine
  • M.D.- SUNY at StonyBrook Medical School
  • Internship- Winthrop University Hospital (StonyBrook Health System) Long Island, NY
  • Internal Medicine Residency- Winthrop University Hospital (StonyBrook Health System) Long Island, NY
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology and Immunology- Winthrop University Hospital/Nassau University Medical Center (StonyBrook Health System) Long Island, NY
  • Board Certification- Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification- Rheumatology
  • Languages- English, Arabic, Spanish

Benjamin M. Sucher, D.O.

Principal Investigator

  • B.S. in Zoology – University of Michigan
  • D.O. – Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • General rotating internship – Phoenix General Hospital
  • Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Northwestern University – Chicago, IL
  • Board Certified in PM&R – American Board of PM&R – American Osteopathic College of PM&R
  • Fellow of the American Academy of PM&R and OACPMR

Areena Swarup, M.D.

Principal Investigator

  • M.D. – Lady Hardinge Medical School – New Delhi, India
  • Residency in Internal Medicine – St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine and Rheumatology – University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology – University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Board Certified – Geriatric Medicine
  • Board Certified – Rheumatology
  • Board Certified – Clinical Bone Densitometry
  • Member of American College of Physicians and American College of Rheumatology

John R.P. Tesser, M.D.

Principal Investigator

  • B.S. – Yale University – New Haven, CI
  • M.D. – University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry – New York
  • Residency in Internal Medicine – Maricopa Medical Center – Phoenix, AZ
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology – Bowman Gray School of Medicine – Winston-Salem, NC
  • Clinical Lecturer – University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine – Midwestern University – Phoenix, AZ
  • Fellow of American College of Rheumatology
  • Fellow of American College of Physicians
  • Member of American Society of Bone and Mineral Research
  • Member of International Society of Clinical Densitometry

Phillip W. Bennion, M.D.

Sub Investigator

  • M.D. – Creighton University
  • B.S. – Zoology – Brigham Young University
  • Orthopedic residency – Summa Health System – Akron, OH
  • Fellowship at Carrell Clinic – Dallas, TX
  • Candidate Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons


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