• Division Chief, Rheumatology, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Program Director, Rheumatology, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Professor, Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine


  • Gender: Male
  • Online Personal Health Record Available

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Education & Training

Medical / Professional School(s)

1966, Tehran University of Medical Sciences


1969, Rotator - St Vincent Charity Hospital/St Luke's Medical Cent


1972, Internal Medicine - University Hospitals of Cleveland


1974, Rheumatology - University Hospitals of Cleveland


Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Diseases of the Muscles, Sjögren’s Syndrome, Rheumatology - Adult

Office Locations

UH Cleveland Medical Center
Department of Medicine-Rheumatology
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
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UH Chagrin Highlands Health Center
3909 Orange Pl
Ste 3100
Orange Village, OH 44122
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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

4.6 out of 5
170 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Patient Comments

Reviewed on 6/19/2018
Dr. Askari and his resident and staff are incredibly knowledgable, caring, kind, and helpful. I feel blessed to have him as my rheumatologist. His compassion and explainations give me peace, comfort and undestanding.

Reviewed on 6/13/2018
best doctor ever

Reviewed on 12/12/2017
I continue to be impressed by both Dr Askari and his fine group of fellows. Their competence and concern as well as follow up is reassuring.

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Ali Askari, MD did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.

There is no publicly available rating for this medical professional because he or she either does not see patients or has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 30 surveys. This ensures that the rating is statistically reliable and a true reflection of patient satisfaction.

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