About Dr. Ananta Subedi

Meet Dr. Ananta Subedi, MD, MPH

Dr. Ananta Subedi - Empowered Arthritis (EARC)


Medical School (MD/MBBS):
Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal

Kathmandu University Teaching Hospitals, Dhulikhel, Nepal

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, An affiliate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


  • National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease (NIAMS)
  • Clinical Center, National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD

Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal

Master of Public Health (MPH):
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Honors and Awards:

  • Profiles in Excellence Award, American College of Physicians (ACP), Maryland Chapter, 2014
  • Outstanding Performance in Ambulatory Medicine, Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore, 2014

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), 2014
  • ABIM , Rheumatology Board Certification, 2018

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About Dr. Subedi:

Dr. Subedi is board certified, fellowship trained rheumatologist. He has multiple publications in multiple rheumatology journals and authored a book chapter in pearls in Rheumatology for the Care of Older Rheumatology patients.

Dr. Subedi believes listening to patients is essential in the healing process. This is much more important  in rheumatology where the disease symptoms are subtle and most of the disease diagnosis depends on the symptoms and a good clinical examination. Dr. Subedi says

“Managing chronic disease such as arthritis is challenging due to the chronic nature of these diseases. My focus in managing your chronic condition is to actively engage you in the care of your disease. This is through compassionate care and education. At Empowered Arthritis and Rheumatology Center (EARC) we aim to empower you in effectively managing your condition. This is through members of a highly skilled care team including receptionist, medical assistants, nurses, and doctors.”

Dr. Subedi is a co-founder of EARC. In the practice he and  his other colleagues focus on a practice model to make the work environment stress-free and rewarding. Dr. Subedi says, “Our primary motto in our practice is to take excellent care of patients, but also do the same for our staff. This enables them to take excellent care of our patients.”

Dr. Subedi lives in Raleigh with his wife and two precious children. He spends his extra time doing yoga, reading books and spending time with family.  He is actively involved in diaspora, America Nepal Medical Foundation (ANMF) which provides support in improving health care in Nepal, where Dr. Subedi was born and raised.

Clinical focus and research:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Gout and related arthritis


Dr. Subedi has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in renowned journals including JAMA open, which you can access here:


Dr. Subedi is actively involved in patient education through creation of higher quality videos, which you can find here:

Dr. Ananta Subedi and family