Rheumatology Center

MSK Rheumatology

Rheumatologists on staff at UMass Memorial Medical Center offer a full range of services in the diagnosis and treatment of joints, muscles, bones and tissues surrounding joints.

Arthritis Treatment in Central Massachusetts

Our board-certified, highly trained rheumatologists treat more than 100 types of autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, lupus, back pain, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia and tendonitis.

Among the conditions our rheumatologists treat are:

  • Arthritis associated with inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Auto immune diseases including lupus
  • Bursitis/tendonitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Diseases that cause inflammation of the spine
  • Diseases that cause inflammation of blood vessels
  • Inflammatory diseases with muscular involvement
  • Joint pain associated with hepatitis C infection
  • Joint pain associated with Lyme disease
  • Osteoarthritis (also known as degenerative arthritis or "wear and tear" arthritis)
  • Osteoporosis and other bone diseases
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sjogren's syndrome (auto immune disease affecting the eye and mouth)
  • Scleroderma (disease of the body's connective tissue that causes thickening and hardening of the skin)