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Sora Al-Rowas, MD, MSc accepting new patients


Programs + Specialties
Research Interests Access to health care, underserved populations, medical education
Training + Education American University of Beirut School of Medicine; Tufts University School of Medicine/Baystate Medical Center
Board Certifications Internal Medicine
NPI # 1487935656
Gender Female
Language(s) Arabic, French

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center Primary Care — Boston
Biewend Building, 5th Floor
800 Washington St.
Box 796
Boston, MA 02111
Fax #: 617-636-1384
Phone #: 617-636-5400

Honors + Awards

2014, Geri-Track Award – Baystate Medical Center
2014, Research Track Award – Baystate Medical Center
2010, 2011, Graduate Student Award – McGill University

Publications + National Presentations

1. Effect of in utero exposure to diethylstilbestrol on lumbar and femoral bone, articular cartilage, and the intervertebral disc in male and female adult mice progeny with and without swimming exercise. Rowas SA, Haddad R, Gawri R, Al Ma'awi AA, Chalifour LE, Antoniou J, Mwale F. Arthritis Res Ther. 2012 Jan 23;14(1):R17. doi: 10.1186/ar3696. PMID:22269139

2. The constitutive expression of type x collagen in mesenchymal stem cells from osteoarthritis patients is reproduced in a rabbit model of osteoarthritis. Mwale F, Rampersad S, Richard H, Guoying Y, Al Rowas S, Madiraju P, Antoniou J, Laverty S. J Tissue Eng. 2011;2011:587547. doi: 10.4061/2011/587547. Epub 2011 Jul 25. PMID:21808721

3. Effect of synthetic link N peptide on the expression of type I and type II collagens in human intervertebral disc cells. Petit A, Yao G, Rowas SA, Gawri R, Epure L, Antoniou J, Mwale F. Tissue Eng Part A. 2011 Apr;17(7-8):899-904. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2010.0494. Epub 2010 Dec 31. PMID:21067464


Sora Al-Rowas, MD, MSc enjoys all outdoor sports (hiking, cycling, swimming, scuba diving) and a holistic approach to health.

Professional Memberships

Society of General Internal Medicine
American College of Physicians
American Geriatrics Society
Massachusetts Medical Society