Dr. Abou Zahr is a Consultant in Rheumatology with more than seven years’ experience in the U.S. His special interest is in musculoskeletal ultrasound diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
He earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut and completed his internal medicine residency at a Johns Hopkins-affiliated hospital in Baltimore where he worked with several world-renowned rheumatologists. He then completed his Rheumatology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, in Texas, before joining the faculty at the University of Minnesota as an Assistant Professor, where he introduced musculoskeletal ultrasound.
Other career highlights include serving as Director for Rheumatology Training, at Hennepin County Medical Center; and Director of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training, for the University of Minnesota Rheumatology Fellowship program.
Dr. Abou Zahr also chairs two national Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses in the U.S. covering musculoskeletal ultrasound.
Knee pain; joint pain; degenerative joint disease; ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal interventions; rheumatoid arthritis; psoriatic arthritis;, reactive arthritis; spondylarthritis; gout; pseudogout; bursitis; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; median nerve hydro-dissection; osteoarthritis; Trigger Finger
Osteoporosis; scleroderma; Sarcoidosis
Sjogren's Syndrome; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (lupus); Polymyalgia Rheumatica; giant cell arthritis; cell arthritis
Awards & Accreditations
American Board certified in Internal Medicine (ABIM); American Board certified in Rheumatology (ABMS); Fellow American College of Rheumatology (FACR); American College of Rheumatology certified in musculoskeletal ultrasound (RhMSUS)
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RMSK); Member of the United States School for North American Rheumatologists (USSONAR)
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Press Release08 Feb 2023
Healthpoint launches new procedure to help treat sleep apnea after success in 35-year-old patient
Press Release04 Jul 2022
Healthpoint receives prestigious CARF accreditation for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department
Press Release29 Jun 2022
Healthpoint introduces cutting-edge technology to eliminate spider veins
Press Release31 May 2022
Healthpoint Brings New Technology to Conduct Robotic-assisted Knee Replacement Surgery
Press Release24 Nov 2021
Manchester City F.C. Medical Team Tours New Physiotherapy Center at Healthpoint, its Regional Healthcare Partner in the UAE
Press Release02 Aug 2021
Healthpoint Announces Partnership Renewal with Manchester City for A Further Two Years
Press Release24 Jun 2021
Healthpoint Dental Clinic Earns International Accreditation for Safety and Quality of Care
Press Release05 Apr 2021
Healthpoint Earns Multiple ‘Center of Excellence’ Accreditations from the Surgical Review Corporation
Press Release26 Jan 2021
Mubadala Health Leverages Network to Support UAE Government’s Covid-19 Vaccination Program
Press Release07 Jul 2019
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Press Release02 Apr 2019
Special Olympics Athletes Receive Urgent Dental Treatment Following Free Check-ups by Healthpoint Specialists
Press Release06 Mar 2019
Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Healthpoint Launch First Integrated Men’s Health Clinic in Abu Dhabi
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