Pari Basharat, MD, FRCPC is completed her medical school training as well as fellowships in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at the University of Western Ontario. She also completed a fellowship in Inflammatory Myopathies at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Basharat has a special interest in both general rheumatology and inflammatory myopathies. She currently runs a specialized multidisciplinary clinic for Inflammatory Myositis bimonthly with Dr. Shannon Venance, a neuromuscular specialist from the Department of Neurology at Western University. The clinic serves to enhance the care and assessment of patients with possible autoimmune muscle disorders.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Basharat is also involved in research at the local, national and international levels in autoimmune myopathies. She has received the AMOSO Opportunities Fund Award from the Department of Medicine, Western University, for her research in this area.