Dr. Atul K. Singhal, MD

Dr. Singhal is Board-Certified in Rheumatology and has over 30 years of clinical experience. He earned his medical degree from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at State University of New York at Stony Brook and fellowship training in Rheumatology and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Singhal has served as an Attending Physician at various hospitals on the East Coast and in Texas, and he founded his practice in Mesquite in 1997. He has a keen interest in clinical research, and he has overseen and participated in over 150 clinical research trials. Dr. Singhal is married with four children and has lived in Dallas since 1995.

Dr. Mei-An Ty-Arias, MD

Dr. Ty-Arias is a Board-Certified physician in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in the Philippines. She then completed Internal Medicine residency at Harlem Hospital Center in affiliation with Columbia University in New York. She subsequently completed her Rheumatology fellowship at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Following two years of rheumatology practice in Beaumont, TX, Dr. Ty-Arias relocated to Dallas in 2019 to join Southwest Rheumatology. Her areas of special interest include spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoporosis. She is married with a son, and in her free time she enjoys gardening and cooking.

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Dr. Nicole Kieffer, MD

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Dr. Sneha Patel, MD

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Southwest Arthritis Group

Southwest Arthritis Group is a dedicated Rheumatology Research Facility committed to serving the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with Bilingual English/Spanish Staff.

Based on a foundation of almost 40 years of combined clinical experience among our four board-certified physicians and senior staff, thousands of patient success stories, the latest medicines, and the newest technology, we are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases. In order to provide the most streamlined care for our patients, we have on-site imaging capabilities, a laboratory, and an infusion center. We are also actively engaged in multiple clinical research trials.

With over 150 clinical trials completed and over 6,000 patients treated, we care for patients with a variety of medical conditions including arthritis (Rheumatoid Arthritis, osteoarthritis, spondyloarthropathies), connective tissue diseases (lupus, Sjogren Syndrome), osteoporosis, and muscle disorders. All treatment plans are tailored to fit each individual patient’s needs. We pride ourselves in knowing our patients by name and treating them with the same integrity, compassion, ethics, and courtesy we would if treating our own family.

We accept patients with most insurance plans. We strive to schedule appointments promptly after having received a referral or direct inquiry from a patient. We try to accommodate our patients’ busy schedules and financial situation, which sometimes involves changing our schedule or developing a payment plan.

We aim to improve our patients’ understanding of their underlying diseases and their quality of life. Many of our patients tell us we have helped them when others have not. We are proud that the majority of our new patients are referred to us from local MD’s and our current patients.

Our patients participated in a survey conducted by WJR, an independent consultant, that aimed to evaluate a patient’s perception of: quality of care received, improvement in symptoms, office procedures and staff, and their overall satisfaction level. Our results were compared to other medical professionals nationwide. We received the highest possible rating and were classified as an “exceptional” practice.

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Mesquite Office:
1600 Republic Parkway
Suite 200
Mesquite, TX 75150
Phone: (972) 288-2600
Fax: (972) 288-8886

Dallas Office:
7777 Forest Ln
Suite # C-865
Dallas, TX 75230
Phone: (972) 288-2600
Fax: (972) 288-8886


Board Certified in Rheumatology