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About Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

The Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) provides comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and educational services for patients with arthritis and other rheumatologic and autoimmune diseases, as well as allergies and immune system diseases.

Under the leadership of Ellen M. Gravallese, MD , chief, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified physicians with fellowship training in rheumatology, immunology and allergy. These specialists work separately and together to develop precise treatment plans for each patient.

Our physicians are an integral part of the Orthopaedic & Arthritis Center, a collaborative effort between specialists from rheumatology, orthopaedic surgery, musculoskeletal imaging and physical medicine and rehabilitation—all dedicated to excellence in patient care and research.

In addition to caring for patients, our physicians are also clinical and scientific researchers, constantly seeking greater understanding of and therapies for diseases. Our physicians teach and train future physician leaders through the BWH Allergy/Immunology training program and the Rheumatology Fellowship Program.

Why Brigham and Women’s Hospital for Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy?


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