Arthritis of the hand joints is very common with aging. Naomi Patel, MD, discusses the various types of arthritis of the hands, including goals of treating pain and maximizing function.
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Mass General Rheumatology
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Boston, MA 02114
- , David Geffen School of Medicine @ UCLA
- Residency, Stanford University Medical Center
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine
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Dr. Patel conducts research in several areas including: 1) evaluating the comprehensive impact of glucocorticoids and their impact on quality-of-life and healthcare resource utilization in rheumatic diseases. She is the Principal Investigator of a prospective cohort with ongoing enrollment to address these questions, 2) Evaluating the impact of rheumatic diseases and immunosuppressive medications on the outcomes of COVID-19 infection and post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, 3) Multiple clinical trials in which she has served as an Investigator. Her research has been funded by grants from the Rheumatology Research Foundation.