REGIONAL ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES
Dr. Farooq Hassan, M.D., FACR
Dr. Hassan has been practicing rheumatology since 1999. He speaks English and Urdu. He joined University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Horizon in Greenville, Pennsylvania in 2001 and is the founder of Regional Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates (RARA) in Hermitage, Pennsylvania. He believes in an integrated, detailed, open, and compassionate approach to patient care. He is affiliated with and provides consultation services at UPMC Horizon at both campuses in Hermitage and Greenville, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Hassan is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents and specializes in all aspects of clinical rheumatology, such as crystalline arthritis (gout, pseudogout), all forms of arthritis, vasculitis, inflammatory myositis, osteoporosis, sarcoidosis, fibromyalgia, and connective tissue diseases such as lupus. Dr. Hassan is also currently offering cosmetic dermatology procedures to his patients, including Botox and dermal fillers.
Dr. Hassan received his M.D./M.B.B.S from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his internal medicine residency at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, NJ. He completed his rheumatology fellowship at SUNY (State University of New York) at Stoney Brook, NY. He is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. He completed specialized training for injecting Botox and Dermal fillers from the National Laser Institute in Phoenix, AZ.