Dr. Arvind. A. Chopra Rheumatologist in Pune

Dr. Arvind. A. Chopra

Rheumatologist, Pune

MBBS, MD (Med), DNB (Med)

  • 35 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital


  • Dr. Arvind A. Chopra is a renowned Rheumatologist at Inlaks Budhrani Hospital and Center for Rheumatic Diseases in Pune, Maharashtra. He has over 30 years of experience in the field of Rheumatology. After finishing his graduation in MBBS, Dr. Chopra did his MD in General Medicine from Armed Forces Medical College in Pune and then Completed his DNB in General Medicine from National Academy Medical Sciences in New Delhi.
  • Dr. Chopra received a Gold Medal (Hari Malini Joshi Award) in his postgraduate (MD) Examinations at Pune University. He received Gold Medal in Advanced Training Course in Medicine at Armed Forces Medical College in Pune.
  • He also received Dr. Berry Memorial Award and E Merck Award for Best Research Paper from the Association of Physicians of India in 1987 and 1988. Iracon Aventis Oration Award by the Indian Rheumatology Association in 2003. This award is awarded to one Rheumatologist annually.
  • Appointments will only be given on clinic number.Do not dial on personal mobile

  • Languages : English, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati


  • Rheumatology



  • MBBS, MD (Med), DNB (Med)

Practice Information

Center For Rheumatic Diseases (CRD), Pune

Center For Rheumatic Diseases (CRD), Pune

Hermes Doctor House, Hermes Elegance, Convent Street, Camp, Pune, Maharashtra - 411

Achievements & Contributions

  • A study of ‘polyarthritides’ with special reference to rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • A study of neurological complications of hemorrhagic viral conjunctivitis
  • A study of arthritis and rheumatism in the community through medical camps
  • A community oriented program for control of rheumatic diseases (COPCORD) under the auspices of WHO-ILAR-APLAR
  • Detection of anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA) from serum and filter paper blood clots (FPBC) using indirect immunoenzyme (IIE)
  • Development of validated quality of life (QOL) instruments to evaluate the functional outcome in diseases like RA and OA
  • Controlled drug studies of an Ayurvedic formulation in patients with RA and OA
  • Controlled drug trial studies of meloxicam, celecoxib and rofecoxib
  • IRA-01, An Ayurvedic (Asian Indian) drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Evaluation for Efficacy and Safety, and a probable lipid modyfying effect
  • NMITLI (New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative) Arthritis Project 2002-2006
  • Dr. Berry Memorial Award 1987 (for Best Research Paper From Association Of Physicians Of India)
  • E Merck Award 1988 (for Best Research Paper From Association Of Physicians Of India)
  • Boots Best Research Paper And Gold Medal 1990 (indian Rheumatism Association)
  • Asia Pacific League Against Rheumatism (aplar) Study Grant Award 1992
  • Aplar Travelling Fellowship Award 1992
  • Chief Medical Investigator, Arthritis Clinical Drug Studies (indo-us Study) 1993 - 2002, (Sponsored & Supported By Bioved/ayurcore, Inc, USA)
  • Iracon Aventis Oration Award 2003 Awarded To One Rheumatologist Annually By The Indian Rheumatology Association
  • Bjd International Partnership Award 2003 Awarded To One Outstanding Individual In The World Annually By The Un & Who Supported ‘the Bone And Joint Decade 2000-2010
  • Association of Physicians of India
  • Indian Rheumatism Association
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Aplar J Rheumatology: 1996 Till Date
  • Referee, J Rheumatolgy: 2000 Till Date
  • Member, Editorial Board, Clinical Rheumatology (ilar): 2003 Till Date
  • Listed In Who’s Who In Medicine & Healthcare In July 2004 Edition