Bashar Kahaleh, MD, Rheumatologist with The University of Toledo Medical Center

Get to know Rheumatologist, Dr. Bashar Kahaleh, who serves the population of Ohio.

Dr. Kahaleh’s career in medicine began when he graduated from Damascus Medical School in Damascus, Syria. After his graduation, Dr. Kahaleh received his residency training from The University of Toledo Medical Center followed by a fellowship in Rheumatology and Immunology from the Medical University of South Carolina.

As a leader in his field, Dr. Bashar Kahaleh specializes in Autoimmune diseases, Scleroderma, Raynaud’s, Systemic Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gout and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.  An otolaryngologist is often called an ear, nose, and throat doctor, or an ENT for short.

This medical specialty dates back to the 19th century, when doctors recognized that the head and neck contained a series of interconnected systems. Doctors developed techniques and tools for examining and treating problems of the head and neck, eventually forming a medical specialty. A rheumatologist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systemic autoimmune conditions also known as rheumatic diseases. Theses diseases specifically affect bones, muscles and joints and usually cause stiffness, deformity, pain and swelling.

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