Dr. Newman received his medical degree from Teheran University with honors, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine in New York City/New York with top 10 percent score of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Dr. Newman completed his first fellowship program at prestigious Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, and his second fellowship program at National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease (NIAMS), home of 149 Nobel Laureates.
During his tenure at NIH/NIAMS, Dr. Newman had oral presentation on CD73 deficiency at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) meeting, and publication on using PET scan in large vessel vasculitis as first author at the Arthritis and Rheumatology (ANR), official journal of the ACR.
Most recently, Dr. Newman joined Eisenhower Health, a world-class institution named as one of the top one hundred hospitals in the United States. He uses the cutting edge science of musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS), and color Doppler to produce pictures of muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints throughout the body to help diagnose of sprains, strains, tears and other soft tissue conditions for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. With ultrasound-guided local steroid injection, Dr. Newman effectively treats carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
Dr. Newman has published several peer-reviewed articles, and books in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), large vessel vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren's syndrome, autoimmune neuropathy, cancer-related autoimmune disorders, other autoimmune disorders such as autoimmune neutropenia, gene therapy, and medical ethics among others.
Dr. Newman is an official member of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American College of Rheumatology, and he serves as both ABIM and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Diplomat.
He is a clinical assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), School of Medicine.