Arthritis Clinic & Medical Associates Joins
Fairview Physician Associates Network
Arthritis Clinic & Medical Associates specializes in the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases.
Minneapolis – January 16, 2017 – Arthritis Clinic & Medical Associates has joined Fairview Physician Associates (FPA), a network comprising more than 2,500 providers in the Twin Cities and beyond. At this independent practice, Arthritis Clinic & Medical Associates providers diagnose and treat patients with rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, osteoporosis and fibromyalgia, among others.
“Our mission is to provide the highest level of quality, multidisciplinary care to patients in our areas of service,” said Shambeel Rizvi, MD. “As a small practice, we get to know our patients and can provide very personalized care.” Rizvi, who received his medical degree from Dow University of Health Sciences, brings more than 25 years of rheumatology experience. He holds board certification in both internal medicine and rheumatology and is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. In addition to Rizvi, patients can see a nurse practitioner.
Arthritis Clinic & Medical Associates serves patients from 8 am to 5 pm on Mondays at 1001 Hart Boulevard, Monticello; from 9 am to 5 pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11855 Ulysses Street NE, Blaine; and from 9 am to 1 pm at 1700 Highway 25 North, Buffalo. New patients are welcome and can usually be seen within a week of requesting an appointment at 763-634-CARE (2273).
Fairview Physician Associates (FPA) Network is a provider- and practice administrator-led nonprofit of 2,500 health care providers and nearly 400 primary and specialty clinic locations. Member practices are independent, owned by Fairview Health Services or affiliated with the University of Minnesota. FPA Network has worked to build value and relationships in support of clinical integration for more than 20 years. Initiatives advance exceptional clinical care and patient experience, as well as cost-effective care for longer, healthier lives.