Dr. Arif AliARIF ALI, MD

Dr. S. Arif Ali has been practicing Rheumatology since 1995 after completing his fellowship program in Rheumatology at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt University is host to one of the most top ranked teaching hospitals.

Dr. Ali worked as a rheumatologist at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Temple, Texas for 2 years from 1995-1997. His responsibilities included overseeing medical students' work at the hospital during their rheumatology rotations, and he was on the faculty team associated with Texas A&M University College of Medicine.

Dr. Ali moved with his family to Spring, TX in 1997 and established his private practice in Tomball and Houston. and at the same time secured professional relationships with the primary care physicians in the area, and provided his services to patients who needed rheumatological care.

Dr. Ali has privileges to see patients at the Tomball Regional Hospital and the Houston Northwest Medical Center. He treats a large spectrum of rheumatological disorders and diseases. His experience of 20+ years as a rheumatologist makes him a competent and efficient physician.

Dr. Ali is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and a member of the Harris County Medical Society.


After practicing near the Texas Medical Center, Dr. Peer returned to the Northwest Houston area where he grew up in 2016. He is available to see patients at both locations of Northwest Houston Arthritis Center.

Since graduating from Klein High School and the University of St Thomas (UST) in Houston, Dr. Peer completed both medical school and his residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston. He then received his fellowship training in rheumatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) in Dallas. He is certified in both rheumatology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).

Dr. Peer enjoys treating patients with all forms of arthritis and connective tissue disorders. He has a special interest in performing musculoskeletal ultrasound-guided injections to relieve pain and discomfort. He also teaches rheumatology to medical students as a volunteer preceptor and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at his alma mater, UTMB.

Dr. Peer is a Fellow of the American of College of Rheumatology (ACR) and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), American Medical Association (AMA), Texas Medical Association (TMA) and Harris County Medical Society (HCMS). When not caring for patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and young son, reading, watching movies and playing tennis


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