Dr Farshad Ghazanfari

Dr Farshad Ghazanfari
MD, FRACP, MSc Sports Medicine Consultant & Musculoskeletal Physician

Dr. Farshad Ghazanfari is a consultant physician in Acute and General Medicine with special interests in Rheumatology, Sports Medicine and musculoskeletal injuries. He is the founder of Melbourne Arthritis established in 2014.

Dr Farshad mainly consults at Ringwood East. He also consults at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Kew, Knox consulting suite 1a, Valley hospitals, Dandenong Superclinic and Vermont Day Hospital. Dr. Farshad could directly admit patients to Knox, St Vincent’s Private and Valley hospitals. GP's can contact Karen on for direct admissions.

Given his diverse experience in medicine, acute geriatrics, rheumatology and musculoskeletal medicine, Dr. Farshad has a unique holistic and multidisciplinary approach to his patient diagnosis and management. He is fellow of both Australian and American college of physicians.

Dr Farshad can speak Farsi and Dari in addition to English. He takes teaching quite seriously and has been affiliated with different universities for the last 5 years and is acknowledged as an outstanding lecturer.

Specialty & Interests

  • Rheumatology and arthritis
  • Elderly arthritis medicine
  • Sport and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Acute and general medicine and Metabolic and weight loss management
  • Chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes such as fibromyalgia
  • Peri operative medicine and photobiostimulation (cold laser) in arthritis and spine management

Contact Information

Main Office

  • Maroondah Specialist Consulting suites,
    108 MT Dandenong Rd
    Ringwood East, VIC 3135
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  • (03) 8640-0437
  • info@melbournearthritis.com.au
  • www.melbournearthritis.com.au
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Training & Degrees

  • He is a fellow member of both American and Australian college of Physicians
  • Masters degree in sports medicine from University of Queensland in 2018
  • Eular Advance course in rheumatology
  • MD Tehran university of medical sciences 2000

Awards

He won the First prize in Acute Care Medicine course in Australia among 175 fellows,registrars and consultant in Jan 2014 at Box hill Hospital.

Research