Mohammad Ursani, MD, CCD, RhMSUS
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Rheumatology
Raised in Los Angeles, CA, Dr. Ursani attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and received a Bachelors of Science degree in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology. His interest in molecular biology and genetics prompted him to participate in research and gain exposure to immunology and gene expression.
Dr. Ursani obtained his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from Ross University. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency training at the Seton Hall University School of Health Sciences program in New Jersey and served as Chief Resident during his final year. Due to his keen interest in autoimmunity, and immune system dysregulation throughout his undergraduate and graduate training, Dr. Ursani pursued his fellowship training in Rheumatology via the Baylor College of Medicine
During his time in fellowship, he was chosen as one of the top 40 nationally recognized Rheumatology Fellows in Training to participate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound training through the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists. Due to his interest in bone health, he focused his research during fellowship on osteoporosis in patients with a history of breast cancer at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Dr. Ursani is triple board-certified in rheumatology, musculoskeletal ultrasound in rheumatology, and internal medicine. He also received a certification in clinical densitometry from the International Society of Clinical Densitometry.
He is also a published author in medical journals. He has given oral presentations at national and international conferences, and was recognized with an award in clinical investigation.
Aside from the practice of medicine, Dr. Ursani enjoys running, playing the guitar and spending time with his family.
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine in West Indies, Dominica, 2011
Residency: Internal Medicine Seton Hall of Health and Medical Sciences - St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, NJ, 2015
Fellowship: Rheumatology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, 2017
- American College of Rheumatology
- Texas Medical Association
- American College of Physicians
- Harris County Medical Society
- International Society of Clinical Densitometry
- Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists
- Pyogenic Arthritis, Pyoderma Gangrenosum, Acne, Suppurative Hidradenitis (PA-PASH) Syndrome: An Atypical Presentation of a Rare Syndrome
- Abstract presented at the American College of Physicians Regional Scientific Meeting in 2015
- Addressing Misconceptions about Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
- New ACR/ARP Committee Members Are Ready to Work
- Rheumatology Education Goes ViRL: New Online Courses Use Interactive Platforms to Engage Fellows
- Specialty Stories Podcast, "A Day In The Life of a Community Rheumatologist"