Credentials:

University of Kansas at Wichita
Residency, Family Practice, 1999–2000

University of Kansas at Wichita
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000–2003

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 2003–2005

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1998

Hospital Affiliation:

St. Francis Health Center

Wesley Medical Center

Robert J. Dole Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Bio:

From the Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinics of Kansas Website:

Dr. Shahouri received his medical degree in 1998 from the American University of Beirut, one of the leading medical centers in Lebanon. Subsequently he moved to Wichita, Kansas where he completed a one year Family Practice residency followed by a three year Internal Medicine residency at the University of Kansas. After receiving his board certification in Internal Medicine, Dr. Shahouri completed a two year fellowship in Rheumatology at The University of Kansas in Kansas City. Having enjoyed the six years he lived in Kansas, Dr. Shahouri felt confident in his decision to serve the medical community in and around Wichita.

Dr. Shahouri not only gained cutting edge experience in the treatment of rheumatic diseases but also participated in advanced clinical research and acquired extensive experience in diagnostic and therapeutic musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Recent NDB research

Wolfe F, Michaud K, Busch RE, Katz RS, Rasker JJ, Shahouri SH, Shaver TS, Wang S, Walitt BT, Häuser W. Polysymptomatic Distress in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Understanding disproportionate response and its spectrum. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Feb 4. doi: 10.1002/acr.22300. PubMed link
Wolfe F, Michaud K, Busch RE, Katz RS, Rasker JJ, Shahouri SH, Shaver TS, Wang S, Walitt BT, Häuser W. Polysymptomatic Distress in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Understanding disproportionate response and its spectrum. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Feb 4. doi: 10.1002/acr.22300. PubMed link
Masri KR, Shaver TS, Shahouri SH, Wang S, Anderson JD, Busch RE. et al. Validity and reliability problems with patient global as a component of the ACR/EULAR remission criteria as used in clinical practice. Journal of Rheumatology. 2012: 39(6):1139-45 PubMed link
Shahouri SH, Michaud K, Mikuls TR, Caplan L, Shaver TS, Anderson JD, et al. Remission of rheumatoid arthritis in clinical practice: Application of the ACR/EULAR 2011 remission criteria. Arthritis Rheum. 2011;63(11):3204-15. PMCID: 3202065. PubMed link
Bergman MJ, Shahouri SH, Shaver TS, Anderson JD, Weidensaul DN, Busch RE, et al. Is Fatigue an Inflammatory Variable in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? Analyses of Fatigue, Osteoarthritis, and Fibromyalgia. J Rheumatol. 2009;36:2788-94. PubMed link
Shaver TS, Anderson JD, Weidensaul DN, Shahouri SS, Busch RE, Mikuls TR, et al. The problem of rheumatoid arthritis disease activity and remission in clinical practice. J Rheumatol. 2008;35(6):1015-22. PubMed link