Patients in the greater Boston area seeking a rheumatologist can find innovative and comprehensive treatment at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). Since the founding of the hospital in 1914, BWH has been recognized as a leading provider of treatment for rheumatic diseases, and the Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation, and Immunity is consistently ranked as one of the top programs in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

Each rheumatologist at BWH works closely with specialists throughout the hospital to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care. A BWH rheumatologist can provide diagnosis, treatment and management for arthritis and a wide spectrum of other rheumatic diseases, including interstitial lung disease and other conditions that are frequently misunderstood by other physicians.

Services provided by a BWH rheumatologist

A rheumatologist at BWH offers comprehensive treatment for rheumatic diseases that include:

  • Arthritis and Joint Disease – a BWH rheumatologist can provide access to innovative therapeutics and world-class care for arthritis sufferers.
  • Interstitial Lung Disease, a group of disorders that cause inflammation of the tissues surrounding and separating the air sacs in the lungs.
  • Lupus, a complex autoimmune disease that may affect many organs and cause fever, arthritis, kidney failure, rashes, anemia and neurological syndromes
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis, an inflammation of the spine that can lead to severe pain and discomfort.
  • Pediatric Rheumatology for Adults, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), for multidisciplinary treatment of adults with child-onset arthritis and inflammatory disorders.
  • Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis, a relatively common condition that causes inflammation of the skin and joints.
  • Osteoarthritis treatment to address this chronic joint disease that breaks down cartilage and bones in the neck, lower back, hips, knees, shoulders and/or fingers.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis, a common type of arthritis which may cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and decrease range of motion and function in the joints.
  • Scleroderma, a slowly progressive disease that causes hardening of the skin and internal organs.
  • Soft Tissue Rheumatism, painful conditions affecting the soft tissue surrounding the joints.

Find a rheumatologist

To make an appointment to see a rheumatologist, please call 1-800-294-9999 or use our online appointment request form. You may also search for a rheumatologist, Boston hand surgeon or spinal stenosis surgeon using the Find a Doctor tool on the BWH website, which allows you to search by specialty, location, gender and languages spoken.

Brigham and Women's Hospital also offers a number of additional medical services, including gastric bypass surgery, gynecologic surgery, treatment for osteoporosis, neurosurgery and more. Learn more now about each of our departments, or contact us to make an appointment.

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