Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

"Putting patients first is my top priority. My goal is to listen to my patients and explain thoroughly the diagnosis and treatment options. I am committed to be responsive to my patients' needs to the best of my ability."

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Nasr is a rheumatologist who specializes in autoimmune diseases and connective tissue diseases. In addition, Dr. Nasr has a special interest in treating patients with vasculitis. He also enjoys teaching medical students, residents and fellows.

Credibility

  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Rheumatology

Honors

  • Chief Resident of Internal Medicine at HCMC 2010-2011

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Rheumatology Association of Minnesota and the Dakotas

Publications

  • Nasr, R., Reed, A.M., Peterson, E.J., Update: Biomarkers for Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies. Curr Opin Rheumatol 2012, 24:609:615.
  • Nasr, R., Jones, C.L., Gertner, E., Collapsing Glomerulopathy and Collagen Vascular-like Disease. Arthritis & Rheumatism. Volume 64, Number 10 (Supplement), October 2012.
  • Noska, A., Nasr, R., Williams, D.N., Closed trauma, Mycoplasma hominis osteomyelitis, and the elusive diagnosis of Good's syndrome. BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-007056
  • Nasr, R., Jones, C.L., Gertner, E., Collapsing Glomerulopathy and Collagen Vascular-like Disease. Lupus 2014, 2014;23(1):75-80, Poster Presentation at American College of Rheumatology 2012 Annual Meeting.
  • Nasr, R., Jones, C.L., Gertner, E., Collapsing Glomerulopathy and Collagen Vascular-like Disease. Arthritis & Rheumatism. Volume 64, Number 10 (Supplement), October 2012.

Personal

"I enjoy spending time with my family as we go on road trips across Minnesota and the nation. I enjoy biking around the lakes and on different biking trails in Minnesota. I also enjoy traveling with my family and exploring new countries and new cultures. I am very much into reading books and watching movies."

 

Medical School

American University of Beirut, BEIRUT, LEBANON

Residency

Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Fellowship

Rheumatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA