Dr. Arvind. A. Chopra

Dr. Arvind. A. Chopra
Rheumatologist, Pune

MBBS, MD (Med), DNB (Med)

  • 2 Hospitals
  • 28 Years Experience
  • Languages :English, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati


  • Rheumatology



  • MBBS, MD (Med), DNB (Med)

Practice Information

Inlaks Budhrani Hospital, Pune

Inlaks Budhrani Hospital, Pune

7 - 9, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra - 411001

Center For Rheumatic Diseases (CRD), Pune

Center For Rheumatic Diseases (CRD), Pune

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

Patient Experience

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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