Rami R. ElTaraboulsi, MD
Dr. ElTaraboulsi was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. He graduated valedictorian from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. He earned his medical degree from East Carolina University and completed a combined internal medicine-pediatrics program at Georgetown University Hospital. He completed rheumatology fellowship training at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
During training, Dr. ElTaraboulsi participated in clinical research and has published in the areas of scleroderma and osteoarthritis. His work has been presented at several conferences including the DC Rheumatism Society, American College of Rheumatology and Osteoarthritis Research Society International. He co-authored a textbook chapter on pseudogout and gout. He is trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound and implements its use for diagnostic and interventional purposes. He has special interest in transitional care as it applies to adolescents with chronic rheumatic conditions.
Dr. ElTaraboulsi is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible for rheumatology. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and participates in advocacy.
He lives with his wife, a speech therapist, and their two sons.
Dr. ElTaraboulsi is accepting patients at the Olney and Rockville offices. The minimum age group accepted is 12 years.