Dr. Azar's Background
Dr. Natalie Azar is a rheumatologist in private practice at the new, state of the art Center for Musculoskeletal Care at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Azar sees patients at the 38th Street CMC practice as well as at the new Joan H. Tisch Center for Women's Health on east 84th Street. A longstanding member of the faculty in the Department of Rheumatology, Dr. Azar's expertise is in the field of arthritis and autoimmunity and she specializes in diseases such as SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. The CMC practice is a fully functioning musculoskeletal care center with an infusion suite, orthopedics and radiology departments, as well as the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitative health. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Azar is a member of the NYU School of Medicine admissions' committee and is a faculty instructor in the Physical Diagnosis course as well as the Immunology course. Dr. Azar received her BA from Wellesley College in 1992 (magna cum laude, phi beta kappa) and went on to graduate from Cornell University Medical College with honors in Anesthesiology. She completed her internship and residency at NYU/Bellevue Hospitals Center and her Rheumatology fellowship at NYU/Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Azar has made appearances on MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business news and Fox 5 local news in New York. She has been an online contributor for Powerwomentv, Ehealthradio, Shape, Empowerhealth, Everydayhealth, and Hispanichealth. In addition, she is regularly featured on Jon Leiberman's "Live at 5" Sirius XM radio show, discussing topical news stories of medical significance. Dr. Azar's approach to the rheumatologic care of her patients is collaborative. She works closely with a team of practitioners including physical therapists and acupuncturists, orthopedic surgeons and multiple other subspecialists, to ensure the best, comprehensive care for her patients.
- Medical School, 1996
- Weill Cornell Medical College
- New York, NY