The Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Center for Arthritis and Joint Diseases evaluates and treats the entire spectrum of the more than 100 causes of arthritis, with a specialized focus in rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriatic arthritis, and spine disorders.
From its origins as the Robert Breck Brigham Hospital, the first teaching hospital in this country wholly devoted to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and related diseases, the Center has become a focus for pioneering research, innovative therapeutics and world-class care for arthritis sufferers. As a result, BWH has been named as one of the top Rheumatology providers in the country.
Our team of over 40 board-certified rheumatologists and allergists is one of the largest and most diversified such teams in the country. Our physicians collaborate with BWH specialists in bone and joint radiology, occupational and physical therapy, podiatry, orthopedics, pain management, dermatology, physiatry, neurology and other services to provide comprehensive and effective arthritis care to more than 30,000 patients each year.