Associate Professor of Medicine-Clinical, Center for Excellence in Arthritis and Rheumatology
Richa Dhawan is originally from India and a graduate from NSCB Medical College, Jabalpur. She trained in Internal Medicine at Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans and completed her Fellowship in Rheumatology at Louisiana State University Health Shreveport, Center of Excellence for Arthritis and Rheumatology. She is currently board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. She furthered her training with USSONAR in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound to advance the care of patients with rheumatic diseases. Her special interest is Osteoporosis and she is the Director of the Osteoporosis Clinic. She is also the Prinicipal investigator in few ongoing clinical research trials in the field of connective tissue diseases. Her other interest is lifestyle medicine and the role of nutrition in management of rheumatic diseases.