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Dr. Dada was born in Cincinnati Ohio and grew up in Lagos Nigeria, where she received her undergraduate degree and MD degree at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She returned to the United States and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, (now University of Pittsburgh), soon followed by a Fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Washington, Seattle.


Dr. Arinola Dada is board certified in Internal Medicine, Rheumatology and Clinical Densitometry.


As a practicing rheumatologist since 2001, Dr. Dada wears many hats as a mother, teacher, mentor, and speaker. She was previously a science researcher and later became affiliated with the University of Washington as a clinical instructor in Rheumatology.


Her clinical interests include Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Gout, Psoriatic arthritis, Uveitis, Vasculitis, Myositis, Antiphospholipid Antibodies, Systemic Lupus and Osteoporosis.


Dr. Dada is a fellow of the American college of Rheumatology and active in multiple professional organizations including American College of Rheumatology, Washington Rheumatology Alliance, Arthritis Foundation and many others. She has been the recipient of many awards including Top Doc for multiple years in Arthritis today, the National Arthritis foundation ‘my doc rocs’ programs as well as multiple years in the Seattle Met magazine.



Contact Info:

2100 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

(425) 453-0766



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Arinola Dada, MD, FACR - America's Top 50 Doctors - Rheumatologist - Washington

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