Farrukh Zaidi, MD


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Dr. Zaidi, MD, FACR has been in practice since 1994. He is a member of The American College of Rheumatology, Florida Medical Association, Pasco County Medical Society. Dr. Zaidi speaks English, Urdu, Hindi, and Persian. Dr. Zaidi is an investigator for Phase II, III and IV clinical trials in the following clinical areas: rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, COX-II inhibitors, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, lupus, and gout. He and his wife, Shehla, have two sons and enjoy travel, music, and reading.

The Rheumatology Team

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(Dr. Farrukh Zaidi with his colleague  Dr. M. Mughni ) 

About Rheumatology

Rheumatology is a sub-specialty in internal medicine, devoted to diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Physicians who specialize in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists deal mainly with clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitides, and heritable connective tissue disorders.

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Systemic conditions and connective tissue diseases:

  • Lupus
  • Sjögren's syndrome
  • Scleroderma (systemic sclerosis)
  • Polymyositis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Mixed connective tissue disease
  • Relapsing polychondritis
  • Adult-onset Still's disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Vasculitis

Soft tissue rheumatism:

Local diseases and lesions affecting the joints and structures around the joints including tendons, ligaments capsules, bursae, stress fractures, muscles, nerve entrapment, vascular lesions, and ganglia. For example:

  • Low back pain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer's elbow
  • Olecranon bursitis




Board Certification



Sindh Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan

Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi, Pakistan.

State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn, Residency Training & Internship

Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami

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8029 Washington St, Port Richey, FL 34668, USA

(727) 849-1232

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6475 Oregon Jay Rd. Weeki Wachee, FL 34613

(352) 596-4080

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