Dr. Atheer Al-Ansari originally graduated from Baghdad Medical School, after which he trained mostly in the UK, initially in general medicine then Rheumatology. He has a total of 17 years' experience in the field and achieved the FRCP of London and CCST higher training in Medicine and Rheumatology respectively at East Midlands Deanery in the UK. He moved to the UAE in 2013, where he is currently the Head of the Scientific Committee for the Emirates Society for Rheumatology (ESR) and the lead organiser for the Asian and Pacific Conference in Dubai (APLAR). He is a recognised expert for a second opinion in difficult cases by insurance companies DAMAN and NASS and has published numerous scientific and public articles.
He has experience in all types of common inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and ankylosing spondylitis. He also sees other forms of autoimmune disorders of various organ involvements and provides help in uveitis, urticarial, chest inflammatory conditions and other systems.
He manages non- inflammatory disorders like osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and regional pains. He also has a wealth of experience in joint and tendon injections for localised symptoms.