Department of Medicine
Rheumatology Treatments & Services
The Dermatology-Rheumatology Connective Tissue Disease Program provides comprehensive care for patients with autoimmune skin and joint disease such as dermatomyositis, lupus and scleroderma.
The Giant Cell Arteritis Program conducts innovative research and provides care for patients with giant cell arteritis and large vessel vasculitis.
The Gout and Crystal Arthropathy Center provides individualized, high-quality care to patients with gout, pseudogout, and other crystal arthropathies.
The Mass General IgG4-Related Systemic Disease Program is a national leader in the areas of clinical care and research for this recently recognized condition.
The Mass General Lupus Program conducts groundbreaking research and takes a multidisciplinary approach to caring for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus).
The Mass General Lyme Arthritis Program is recognized internationally for its expertise in researching, diagnosing and treating the manifestations of Lyme disease, including Lyme arthritis.
The Mass General Rheumatoid Arthritis Program is recognized internationally for its innovative research into this condition and state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services.
The Clinical Immunology Laboratory provides both diagnostic and educational services to the Mass General community.
The Mass General Rheumatology Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Program offers diagnosis and treatment for musculoskeletal pain and disorders such as arthritis and gout.
The Mass General Scleroderma Program provides expert multidisciplinary care for scleroderma (systemic sclerosis) and conducts research to enhance our understanding and develop new treatments.
The Vasculitis Program in the Rheumatology Unit at Mass General provides specialty care for patients with a wide spectrum of vasculitis and related conditions and conducts leading-edge research.
Educating the Next Generation
As part of an internationally recognized teaching hospital, the Rheumatology Unit is committed to preparing the next generation of leading academic physicians, scientists and clinician-educators. Our fellowship program, affiliated with Harvard Medical School, entails intensive study of the clinical, diagnostic, therapeutic, pathogenic and research aspects of rheumatologic diseases.