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Feyrouz Al-Ashkar, MD, FACR

440.204.7400

Feyrouz Al-Ashkar, MD, FACR

Appointed: 2006

Feyrouz Al-Ashkar, MD, FACR
Department: Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease
Location: Lorain Family Health Center
Mail Code LN20
5700 Cooper Foster Park Road
Lorain, OH 44053
WorkAppointment:440.204.7400
WorkFax:440.204.7396
Feyrouz Al-Ashkar, MD, FACR
Department: Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease
Location: Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
33100 Cleveland Clinic Blvd.
Avon, OH 44011
WorkAppointment:440.695.4000
WorkFax:440.204.7396
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Feyrouz Al-Ashkar, MD, FACR, is a Staff Physician who specializes in treating rheumatic and immunologic disease at Cleveland Clinic Lorain Family Health and Surgery Center, where she serves as Section Head of Medical Specialties. She is also board-certified by the American Board of Rheumatology and the American Board of Internal Medicine.


Professional Highlights

Section Head of Medical Specialties, Cleveland Clinic Lorain

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Rheumatology
Cleveland, OH USA
2005
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2003
Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2002
Medical School - Ross University School of Medicine
Roseau Dominica
2000
Undergraduate - American University of Beirut
Beirut Lebanon
1992

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine- Rheumatology

Specialty Interests

Adult rheumatology and osteoporosis

Awards & Honors

America's Top Physician, 2009

Additional Training

  • Metabolic Bone Disease/Osteoporosis
  • Certified in Bone Density Interpretation
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography for Needle Guided Joint Aspiration/Injection
  • Nailfold Capillaroscopy for Raynaud's Disease/Phenomenon
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound imaging
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound guided injections and aspirations

Innovations & Patents

Osteoporosis Clinic for shared medical appointments for women and men with low bone density.

Memberships

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • International Society of Clinical Densitometry
  • National Osteoporosis Foundation
  • American Medical Association

Treatment & Services

  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Rheumatology
  • Viscosupplementation

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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As of 8/4/2014, Dr. Al-Ashkar has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French