Sana Makhdumi, MD completed her Internal Medicine Residency from University of Alabama (Montgomery) in 2009. She served as the Chief Resident and Instructor of Medicine at UAB from 2009- 2010. She went on to complete a clinical Rheumatology Fellowship from Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Makhdumi graduated from Emory in 2012 and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. She relocated to Athens, GA in April of 2013 and is excited to start her own Rheumatology practice. During her training she was well respected by her colleagues and patients. She is best known for her in-depth clinical knowledge and warm bedside manners. Dr. Makhdumi is a member of American College of Physicians and American College of Rheumatology. Dr. Makhdumi lives with her husband and three young kids in Bogart, GA. She enjoys cooking and watching movies in her spare time.

Dr. Makhdumi primary clinical interest is in diagnosis and management of patients with Systemic Lupus. She presented a case of ‘Alpha Interferon Induced Lupus Syndrome’ at the Georgia Society Of Rheumatology Scientific meeting in June 2011. Her research interest is in the area of ethnic disparities in systemic autoimmune diseases.