Dr. Avis Ellen Ware MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Avis Ware is a rheumatologist in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Christ Hospital and Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Ware accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 12 doctors at Christ Hospital and one of 9 at Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Christ Hospital (Cincinnati OH)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1995

University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1995 - 1997

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 1992

Other Training, Music, 1981 - 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 7 years in Rheumatology

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Cincinnati Top Doctor, Cincinnati Magazine

Upjohn Achievement Award for Academic Excellence, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Janet Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation for Academic Excellence, American Medical Women’s Association, Inc.

Alpha Omega Alpha

Hilb Academic Scholarship, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

The Iota Sigma Pi award, The University of Cincinnati

Alpha Lambda Delta, Northwestern University

Sigma Alpha Iota, Northwestern University

Publications & Presentations

Adherence to medications in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Koneru S, Kocharla L, Higgins GC, Ware A, Passo MH, Farhey YD, Mongey AB, Graham TB, Houk JL, Brunner HI 2008 8

Effectively measuring adherence to medications for systemic lupus erythematosus in a clinical setting.
Koneru S, Shishov M, Ware A, Farhey Y, Mongey AB, Graham TB, Passo MH, Houk JL, Higgins GC, Brunner HI 2007 8 15

Family study of fibromyalgia.
Arnold, L.M., Hudson, J.I., Hess, E.V., Ware, A.E., Fritz, D.A., Auchenbach, M.B., Starck, L.O., Keck, P.E.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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