Raheem B Kherani


Clinician Investigator, BSc (Pharm), MD, MHPE


  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

  • Rheumatologist at West Coast Rheumatology Associates, Richmond, BC

Research Interests

  • Medical Education

  • Osteoporosis

  • Sjögren’s Syndrome

Dr. Kherani is the Program Director of Adult Rheumatology at UBC, and currently practices as a rheumatologist with West Coast Rheumatology Associates, at the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre and Vancouver General Hospital, and serves as the Division Head of Rheumatology at Richmond Hospital.

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He completed his Pharmacy and Medicine degrees at the University of Alberta with Residency training at the University of Toronto, McMaster University and the University of British Columbia. Dr. Kherani went on to obtain a Masters in Health Professions Education degree at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Dr. Kherani has a keen interest in medical education with engagement with national and local education committees including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and UBC, and currently serves as the chair the Canadian Rheumatology Association Education Committee. He has assisted in the development of Osteoporosis and Sjögren’s Syndrome initiatives in British Columbia, including the development of Fracture Liaison Services and Collaborative Clinics. He is the Medical Lead for the Intensive Collaborative Arthritis Program at the Mary Pack Arthritis Program.