Fawad Aslam, M.B.B.S., M.S.

  1. Rheumatologist
  2. Sonographer

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

EnglishUrdu

Dr. Aslam is a rheumatologist with special interest in inflammatory arthritis and musculoskeletal ultrasound. His clinical focus includes:

  • Diagnosis and management of inflammatory arthritis conditions particularly rheumatoid arthritis, undifferentiated arthritis, gout and pseudogout
  • Performance of performs rheumatology pertinent ultrasound examinations and procedures. He is certified in diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound by both the American College of Rheumatology (RhMSUS) and Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement (RMSK)
  • Promoting patients' understanding of disease in the context of their unique circumstances
  • Working with the patient as a team to identify goals and expectations and jointly come up with management plans

In addition, Dr. Aslam is active in clinical research and has published several articles. He is also actively involved in the education of medical students, residents and fellows. He serves as a faculty mentor at the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists.

  1. Interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound
  2. Ultrasound
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound (diagnostic and interventional)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Crystalline arthritis (gout and pseudogout)
Phx

Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 2014
    MSc - Public HealthLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  2. 2013
    Fellow - RheumatologyDepartment of Rheumatology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  3. 2011
    Residency - Internal MedicineDepartment of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  4. 2005
    Medical SchoolAga Khan University

Certifications

  1. 2013
    RheumatologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2011
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    JCR Travel Award for Best Conference AbstractJapanese College of Rheumatology
  2. 2018
    100 Club MemberUltrasound School of North American Rheumatologists
  3. 2013
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  4. 2011
    Winner of Best Clinical Poster in Fellow CategoryArkansas Chapter, American College of Physicians
  5. 2010
    Represented State of Texas at National Doctor's Dilemma CompetitionAmerican College of Physicians
  6. 2009
    Winner of Best Clinical Vignette AwardSociety of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting
  7. 2009
    Finalist for Associates DayAmerican College of Physicians
  8. 2005
    Nominated for the President of Pakistan’s Youth Achievement Award Aga Khan University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021
    ExaminerAnnual Examination, Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberSubspecialty Council, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2021 - present
    Associate Program DirectorRheumatology Fellowship Program, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2021 - present
    ChairResearch Committee, Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists
  5. 2021 - present
    MemberSearch Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  6. 2020 - 2021
    MemberAppropriateness Criteria Committee for the Use of Imaging in Inflammatory Arthritis, American College of Radiology
  7. 2020 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists
  8. 2020 - 2022
    InterviewerInternal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2020
    MemberMayo Clinic Patient Education Material: Gout Section, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2020
    MemberOrganizing Committee, 2020 Annual Meeting, Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists
  11. 2017 - 2018
    Provider AdvocateRheumatology, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  12. 2017 - 2019
    MemberEarly Career Physicians Committee, Arizona Chapter, American College of Physicians
  13. 2017 - 2019
    MemberSubspecialty Council, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  14. 2016 - present
    Faculty MentorUltrasound School of North American Rheumatologists
  15. 2016 - 2017
    Judge2017 National Associates Abstract Competition Review Board, American College of Physicians
  16. 2016
    MemberMOC Exam Standard Setting Process for Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  17. 2016 - present
    MemberGroup for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA)
  18. 2013 - 2016
    MemberRheumatology Subspecialty Council, Mayo Clinic Health System
  19. 2013 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Rheumatology
  20. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Rheumatology
  21. 2010 - 2011
    Judge2011 National Associates Abstract Competition Review Board, American College of Physicians
  22. 2009 - 2010
    Judge2010 National Associates Abstract Competition Review Board, American College of Physicians
  23. 2009
    Poster JudgeAmerican Medical Association
  24. 2009
    MemberResidency Review Committee, Baylor College of Medicine
  25. 2009
    InterviewerUnited States Medicine Candidate Applicants, Aga Khan University
  26. 2008 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  27. 2004 - 2005
    Founding MemberMedical Student Research Forum, Aga Khan University
  28. 2004 - 2005
    Vice PresidentMedical Student Research Forum, Aga Khan University
  29. 2001 - 2002
    Class RepresentativeAga Khan University