Wayne County Medical Society of Southeast Michigan 

Alireza Meysami, MD, CPE, RhMSUS, FACR, FACP

​2021-2022 President


Dr. Meysami is the Division head in rheumatology division at Henry Ford Health System and clinical associate professor of Medicine at Wayne State University. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. He is also certificated as Certified Physician Executive (CPE) via American Association for physician leadership and. He was awarded the scholarship for Davidson Fellowship for Entrepreneurs in Digital Health through Henry Ford Innovation Institute. He is currently getting the Master of business Administration (MBA) at University of Massachusetts. 

He is an exceptional teacher and mentor as demonstrated by the lectures he has given at Dartmouth University and Henry Ford Hospital, his annual internal medicine evaluations, and particularly by his direct involvement in WSU/Henry Ford rheumatology fellow education since 2012.

Since his arrival at Henry Ford, he has invigorated the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound curriculum for the internal medicine residents, rheumatology fellows and junior faculty.  He is the Director of MSK ultrasound clinic and training program. He also has established IgG-4 related disease clinic and patient registry at Henry Ford Hospital. 

Dr. Meysami has a strong service commitment both inside and outside of Henry Ford Health System. At Henry Ford he is serving on both the Operations Council and the Revenue Officer Council for Henry Ford Medical Group.  Outside Henry Ford, he is currently on Board of Directors at Wayne County Medical Society of Southeast Michigan (WCMSSM). He is also serving on multiple committees within WCMSSM in addition to Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS). He is the Chair of Legislative Committee at Wayne County Medical Society. He is also the Chairman of the board of education for Michigan Rheumatism Society (MRHS) since 2016. Please see below for the list of committees/organized medicine activities.

His national and international reputation is evidenced by the lectures he is invited to give at regional and national medical society meetings.  He has been invited internationally as visiting consultant/professor. He has been selected as the “Top Doctor” in the Detroit metropolitan area by Hour magazine every year since 2016. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and the American College of Rheumatology.

Dr. Meysami has produced a robust body of scholarly activity and research with numerous abstracts, peer-reviewed papers, and presentations at national medical meetings. He is currently involved in several multi-disciplinary research projects as the principal or co-investigator at Henry Ford Hospital where he is also mentoring fellows in their research projects.

President's Biography