Anna Kazaryan M.D.


Anna Kazaryan, M.D., is board certified in rheumatology.

Dr. Kazaryan attended the University of California, Davis to receive her Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and molecular biology. She then went on to complete her medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada. Upon receiving her medical degree, Dr. Kazaryan completed her Internal Medicine and Associate Chief residency at Northwell Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York. Dr. Kazaryan pursued further training and fellowship in rheumatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, New York.

Throughout her medical training, Dr. Kazaryan was involved in many research activities. During her residency at Northwell LIJ Hospital, she collaborated with the University of California, Davis to study biochemical components involved in rheumatoid arthritis synovial fluid and serum using mass spectrometry. During her fellowship, Dr. Kazaryan initiated and conducted a quality improvement project in systemic lupus erythematosus at Mount Sinai Hospital. If you asked Dr. Kazaryan what her favorite course of her medical degree was, she would say rheumatology and immunology because she was always fascinated by the immune system, the concept of autoimmunity, and the complexity of diseases as a consequence of lack of control.

Dr. Kazaryan was also extensively involved in teaching and extracurricular activities throughout her academic career. In high school, Dr. Kazaryan volunteered at Community Regional Medical Center, did research in their orthopeadic department and worked in the Medical Affairs office. She made the National Dean’s List from 2003 to 2005, and in the 2007-2008 academic year, Dr. Kazaryan was the founder and first president of Pre-Professional Health Club at Reedley Community College. She was later invited to be a guest speaker during their Annual Conferences. Dr. Kazaryan received the Dorothy Naman Memorial Scholarship and Jeffrey Bourne Scholarship from St. George’s University School of Medicine. Dr. Kazaryan is passionate about teaching, evidenced by her years of tutoring, giving lectures, and being a small group facilitator throughout her medical training.

When she’s not researching or helping patients, you can find Dr. Kazaryan spending time with her family and friends, especially her nieces and nephews. She also enjoys pastel drawing and playing tennis, badminton, and board games. To stay active, Dr. Kazaryan loves to take walks and work out.

Dr. Kazaryan was born in Yerevan, Armenia and is also fluent in Armenian.

Education and Training

  • Rheumatology Fellowship, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Residency and Associate Chief; Northwell Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Queens, NY
  • Doctor of Medicine; St. George’s University, Grenada
  • Bachelor of Science; University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
  • Associate of Science; Fresno City College, Fresno, CA

Licensure & Certifications

  •  American Board of Internal Medicine – Rheumatology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • California State Medical License
  • New York State Medical License

Department Affiliations

UCSF Fresno Department of Internal Medicine