Dr. Mohammed A. Ali, MD

Dr. Ali is from Cleveland, Ohio. He brings a bit of unabashed Northern hospitality to all his patients. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Dr. Ali has extensive experience in diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with arthritis, rheumatic diseases, and osteoporosis. These health problems affect the joints, muscles, bones, and sometimes other internal organs. Dr. Ali Completed his residency in Internal Medicine and his Fellowship in Rheumatology at Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland/ Louis Stokes VA Medical Center. He is part of the American College of Rheumatology and stays up-to-date on the latest autoimmune discoveries. In his free time outside of keeping his patients happy and healthy, he enjoys playing cricket, Bike-riding, and paddling boats with his family in Tampa, Florida.

Brookshire Rheumatology & Wellness Center

Welcome to Brookshire Rheumatology and Wellness Center, conveniently located near Carrollwood Village Tampa, Florida. Thank you for your interest in our office for rheumatologic care. At Brookshire Rheumatology and Wellness Center, we offer comprehensive rheumatologic therapy including complete history, complete examination, and a carefully conceived plan of care. You can expect compassionate care delivered in a respectful manner. Our mission is to help our patients accomplish their goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.

We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them necessary comprehensive care. We understand that many people have anxiety about Autoimmune diseases and their treatment, so we created a soothing environment and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care in the District.

Our practice Offers Medical Care, Biologic Infusion, Vitamin Infusion, Medical Marijuana, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Massage Therapy, and Nutraceuticals.

Robert “Chris” Erigo-Backsman, ARNP, AGNP-C, FNP-C

Chris Erigo-Backsman is a Tampa native and double board-certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Chris brings a plethora of diverse education and experience to Brookshire Rheumatology and Wellness Center, including a background in emergency medicine and primary care. He holds a degree in Business Administration and Management as well as Nursing. He attended the University of Tampa where he earned his Master’s of Science in Nursing in 2015. He views patient care and wellness as a partnership between the provider and the patient and works to find solutions that meet the needs of the patient as a whole and unique individual.

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Brookshire Rheumatology & Wellness Center

16594 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33618
Phone: 813-933-1944
Fax: 813-933-4332


Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

Insurance Plans:  Blue Cross Blue Shield, Florida Blue, Aetna, Cigna, Medicare, Humana, Anthem, United Health Care, AVMED, Molina.  If you have any questions about your coverage, feel free to call our office to discuss your personal situation and coverage at 813-933-1944.