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Author: Taraneh Mehrani, MD

Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group, part of Ascension

Dr. Taraneh Mehrani is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. Her primary interest is rheumatoid arthritis.

“My passion for rheumatology started in training when I realized there are more than 100 systemic autoimmune and musculoskeletal conditions that can affect any age group. I am committed to treating every patient with respect and compassion in my pursuit for delivering an individualized healthcare plan that integrates research with advanced medical therapies. By educating patients about their conditions, I believe they are better able to manage their symptoms and follow treatment. My goal as a Rheumatologist is to provide the best care so patients can continue to lead active and fulfilling lives.”

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