Ask the Expert

Get answers to your important health-related questions with the help of UMass Memorial Medical Center experts. Our free Ask the Expert Q&A sessions connect you with UMass Memorial Medical Center experts including physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners (including nurse navigators) who can answer questions on a wide variety of health-related topics.

This feature is provided for informational purposes only. The answers you receive from UMass Memorial Medical Center experts are not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice in diagnosing or treating a health problem. Please note that experts do not provide diagnosis, prescriptions or referrals via email.

Please consult with your physician about your specific health care concerns.

Please note: Latex Balloons No Longer Allowed at Medical Center

Due to allergic reactions to latex and the possible choking hazard for our pediatric patients, these balloons are no longer allowed. Mylar balloons are acceptable to bring into the hospital.