Rawad Nasr, MD

Division Director

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.

Publications

  • Scheitel, M., Ives, S.T., Nasr, R., Nolan, M.W., When the plot thickens: a rare complication of rheumatoid arthritis, Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives, 9:2, 143-146, DOI: 10.1080/20009666.2019.1593780.
  • Mahmood, SB, Ahmad, H., Wu, J., Haselby, D., LeClaire, M.M., Nasr, R., Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-positive eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis: can it cause membranous nephropathy?,
    Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology, DOI:10.1080/03009742.2019.1580765.
  • 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.

Medical School

  • American University of Beirut, BEIRUT, LEBANON

Residency

  • Internal Medicine, Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Fellowship

  • Rheumatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Professional Affiliations

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

Credentials

  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Rheumatology

Honors

  • Chief Resident of Internal Medicine at HCMC 2010-2011

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.”

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