Syed Alam, MD

Rheumatology

Houston Methodist Rheumatology Associates

Accepting New Patients

Syed Alam, MD

Houston Methodist Rheumatology Associates

About Me

As a physician, my goal in life is to help my patients navigate their disease successfully. Patients are fighting battles daily and I equip them with the tools to conquer the disease as well as their fears. I walk with my patients on their journey and guide them towards healing.

Dr. Syed Alam is a board-certified and fellowship trained rheumatologist. He specializes in musculoskeletal diseases with expertise in diagnosing and treating systemic autoimmune conditions.

Dr. Alam earned his medical degree from King Edward Medical University in Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his internal medicine residency at John H. Stoger, Jr. Hospital in Chicago, Illinois and his rheumatology fellowship at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Alam’s areas of interest include rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), osteoporosis, vasculitis, gout and pseudogout, polymyalgia rheumatica, temporal arteritis, inflammatory bowel disease with associated arthritis, systemic sclerosis and scleroderma, myositis, Sjogren syndrome, osteoarthritis, as well as tendonitis and bursitis.

Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests:
Rheumatoid arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis
Ankylosing spondylitis
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
Osteoporosis
Vasculitis, GPA, EGPA
Gout, pseudogout
Polymyalgia rheumatica
Temporal arteritis
Inflammatory bowel disease-associated arthritis
Systemic sclerosis/scleroderma
Myositis
Sjogren syndrome
Osteoarthritis
Tendinitis/bursitis

Accepted Insurance Plans

Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)

Credentials

RHEUMATOLOGY FELLOWSHIP
Temple University Hospital
INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital
MEDICAL SCHOOL
King Edward Medical University
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital
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