Skip to content

Arizona Arthritis & Rheumatology Associates AARA has grown to be one of the largest and most successful rheumatology groups in the United States.

AARA strives to remain current with related scientific knowledge and connected with the latest procedures of the rheumatology medical community. We have established close connections to the medical schools and the medical residency programs in the state. Our physicians frequently lecture for patient groups and medical groups throughout the state. AARA is affiliated with five of the finest hospitals in the valley for consultative inpatient rheumatologic care.


Arizona Arthritis & Rheumatology Associates is rated 4.3 out of 5.0 based on 1703 reviews.


They took the time to properly diagnose my condition and start me on an aggressive treatment to relieve my daily pain and then ease me into my long-term care plan.

Eric Dupree


I have been a patient of Dr. Areena Swarup at AARA for 13 years and have found her care to be thorough, professional, and kind.

Thelma Cole


I like my doctors. They take the time to answer my concerns. I would recommend them to my friends and family.

-Debbie Brooks


I’m a regular at the clinic! I receive infusion therapy every 6 weeks now and I love the ladies in the clinic! Everyone is kind and efficient!! This is a different kind of doctoring, this is the place to come!!

Tim Simpkins


The staff, doctor and foremost the nurses in the infusion department are a joy to work with. Their knowledge and skills are outstanding. Their care is compassionate and they care.

-Margrit Aeschbach