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The Vasculitis and Glomerulonephritis Center (VGC) at Massachusetts General Hospital combines the expertise of specialists from the Divisions of Nephrology and Rheumatology to provide individualized, high-quality care to patients with vasculitis, glomerulonephritis, and related conditions. Our team of experts is dedicated to excellence in patient care through early diagnosis, personalized treatment, and leading-edge research. Many of our patients can expect to maintain long-term remission of vasculitis and glomerulonephritis. To maximize effectiveness of treatment and to minimize medication side effects, our approach relies on developing a personalized treatment plan for each patient. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our team of providers.


At the VGC, our priority is inspiring hope and providing the very best holistic clinical care for our patients in a safe and compassionate environment. We tailor state-of-the-art treatments to our patients’ needs and preferences. We conduct cutting-edge research on advancing science and clinical care in vasculitis and glomerular diseases and educate other junior and senior physicians. 


We envision dedicating ourselves to providing the very best accessible care for our patients, locally and globally; while becoming a leader in research and reinforcing the field by enlightening the mechanisms of glomerular diseases and vasculitis, generating new diagnostic and therapeutic discoveries, and understanding the complications of treatments. Our vision of patient care and research is complemented by investing in education and training to nurture the next generation of leaders.

Collaboration and Expertise

Our center provides patients with one access point to a core group of specialists who have extensive experience in treating patients with vasculitis and glomerulonephritis. As necessary, we will coordinate care with our team.

Subspecialty Experts
  • Kidney genetic clinic
  • Kidney transplant
  • Cardiologists
  • Dermatologists
  • Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialists
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Infectious disease specialists
  • Neurologists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Pathologists
  • Pulmonologists
  • Rheumatologists
  • Surgeons
Diseases We Treat
  • ANCA vasculitis
  • ANCA-negative vasculitis
  • Anti-glomerular basement membrane disease (anti-GBM)
  • Lupus nephritis
  • IgA nephropathy
  • Membranous nephropathy
  • Minimal change disease
  • Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)
  • Complement-mediated kidney diseases (C3 glomerulopathy, dense deposit disease, C4 glomerulonephritis, C1q glomerulonephritis)
  • Immune complex glomerulonephritis
  • Infection-related glomerulonephritis
  • Thrombotic microangiopathy
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Fibrillary glomerulonephritis
  • Immunotactoid glomerulopathy
  • IgG4-related disease
  • Sarcoidosis with kidney involvement
  • Monoclonal gammopathy-related kidney diseases (myeloma kidney)
  • Other glomerular diseases

Our Research

The Vasculitis and Glomerulonephritis Center at Massachusetts General Hospital is dedicated to improving the treatment of vasculitis and glomerulonephritis through leading-edge research. Our physicians are engaged in research studies ranging from understanding the biology of vasculitis through laboratory-based research to testing new treatments in clinical trials.

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Education and Resources

Patient Gateway

Patient Gateway is a secure electronic portal that helps you better manage your own health or the health of a family member. It is available in several languages. Contact us if you have any questions.

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Getting to Your Visit

We are located at 101 Merrimac Street, 1st Floor, Boston, MA 02114. As we are situated a short distance from the MGH Main Campus, the following parking locations are the closest available options:

101 Merrimac Street Garage

Note: This is not an MGH patient garage.

Address: 17 Lancaster Street Boston, MA 02114

  • Underground garage directly below clinic (LL Level)
  • Take elevator to G level to access the clinic

Parking Rates: Pay in garage at kiosk after appointment

  • 0-1 hour = $15
  • 1-2 hours = $20
  • 2-3 hours = $23
  • 3+ hours = $25
Charles River Plaza Garage

This is an MGH patient garage.

Address: 207 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114

  • Underground garage 5-10 minute walk from the clinic

Parking Rates: Pay at 165 Cambridge Street lobby or garage cashier office next to garage entrance/exit after your appointment

  • 0-1 hour = $15
  • 1-2 hours = $20
  • 2-3 hours = $23
  • 3+ hours = $25

Very limited, metered street parking is also available on Merrimac Street, Lancaster Street, and Portland Street, all within a short walk to our clinic.