Taraneh Mehrani, MD, a Rheumatologist with Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital – Elmbrook Campus

Get to know Rheumatologist Dr. Taraneh Mehrani, who serves patients in Brookfield, Wisconsin.

Dr. Mehrani, a seasoned rheumatologist, specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systemic autoimmune conditions that can affect the bones, muscles or bones. She can be found on staff at Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital – Elmbrook Campus in Brookfield, Wisconsin. 

Continuing her passion for advocacy work on the federal and state levels, she also serves as the Director of the Association of Women in Rheumatology, whose mission is “to promote the science and practice of rheumatology, foster the advancement and education of Women in Rheumatology, and advocate access to the highest quality health care, and management of patients with rheumatic diseases.”

The eldest of 5, Dr. Mehrani was raised in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. She pursued her medical degree at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and her residency in internal medicine at Union Memorial Hospital. She then engaged in research at Johns Hopkins, investigating the role of anti phospholipid antibodies in patients with Lupus, and subsequently pursued these interests and completed her fellowship in rheumatology at the University of California, Irvine.

A Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology, she is board-certified in rheumatology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Serving as President of the Mississippi State Society while practicing as the sole rheumatologist for a large multi specialty clinic, Dr. Mehrani was an active advocate on Capitol Hill as the state’s representative for the Affiliate Society Council, a branch of the American College of Rheumatology. She now continues her passion for rheumatology in her new found home state of Milwaukee. 

Rheumatology is a branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases. Physicians who have undergone formal training in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists treat arthritis, autoimmune diseases and osteoporosis.

A published author with articles in the Journal of Rheumatology, Dr. Mehrani has a special interest in the role of hormones and oral contraceptives in autoimmune diseases. She is also a coauthor of a chapter in the “Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine”.

She was selected as a Milwaukee Top Doctor in 2020, a Castle Connelly Top Doctor 2018-2021, and Exceptional Women in Medicine.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Mehrani enjoys traveling, experimenting with new recipes, and spending quality time with her daughter. She is now officially a Cheesehead. Go Pack!

Learn More about Dr. Taraneh Mehrani:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3135301-Taraneh-Mehrani-Rheumatologist

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