Dr. Syed is from Cleveland, Ohio. She received her medical training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and completed her internal medicine residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She returned to Cleveland for her rheumatology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. Her interests include clinical medicine, teaching, and research.


Medical School
Case Western Reserve University (2007)
Brown University-Internal Medicine (2008), Internal Medicine
Brown University-Internal Medicine (2010), Internal Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2013), Rheumatology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Gout
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis (Localized or Primary)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Research Interest

    • Autoimmune diseases
    • Crystalline arthropathies
    • Polymyositis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Systemic sclerosis

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American College of Rheumatology (2011)