Rihab Kheir

Dr. Rihab Kheir is American board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, trained, and practiced in the US and has over 25 years of medical experience. Fluent in English and Arabic. Dr. Kheir is a full-time DHA License Consultant Rheumatologist and currently employed in American Hospital Dubai.

Spoken Languages : Arabic, English
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Consultant Rheumatologist and Internal medicine
Branches : American Hospital Dubai


  • MBBS - University of Khartoum
  • Diplomate in Rheumatology from The American board of Internal Medicine of Medical Specialties
  • Diplomate in Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal medicine)
  • Fellow member of the American college of Rheumatology and member of the American College of Physicians,
  • Certificate of Completion of Training in Rheumatology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • Certificate of Completion of Training in Internal Medicine at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Professional Associations:

  • The Emirates Society of Rheumatology
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • State of Texas Association of Rheumatology

Professional Experience:

  • Extensive experience in rheumatology worked at Medical City of McKinney Texas,
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital and at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, Texas, USA

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Dr. Kheir is a consultant rheumatologist who specializes in:
  • - The diagnosis and management of inflammatory arthritis and a wide range of autoimmune diseases and connective tissue diseases. e.g. Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis and sponyloarthritis SLE (Lupus), Sjogren, Scleroderma, myositis and autoimmune Vasculitis
  • - Osteoporosis evaluation and treatment
  • - Chronic neck pain and back pain, osteoarthritis, and fibromyalgia
  • - Large and small joint injections and aspirations.