Department of Medicine

Rheumatology Division

Clinical Care

handThe Division of Rheumatology is comprised of physicians who specialize in the care of patients with musculoskeletal and connective tissue diseases. A Rheumatologist is a physician trained in internal medicine who has completed additional specialty training in the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions. Below is a listing of many of these conditions:

  • Arthritis associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Bursitis
  • Gout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis (the 'wear and tear' arthritis)
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (and other forms of Lupus)
  • Scleroderma (Local and systemic sclerosis)
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Vasculitis (including:)
    • Allergic
    • Behcet's disease
    • Giant Cell or Temporal arteritis
    • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
    • Hypersensitivity
    • Kawasaki disease
    • Mixed cyroglobulinemia
    • Polyarteritis nodosa
    • Takayasu's arteritis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosus

Scheduling an Appointment

Appointments can be made by yourself or a referring physician at 508-334-5224.  If this is an urgent issue, please have your referring physician call our office for an appointment. Patients are seen at the Memorial and University campuses of UMass Memorial Health Care.  Patients are also seen at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, CT and Henry Heywood Hospital in Gardner, MA.