Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to fracture. Usually the bone loses density, which measures the amount of calcium and minerals in the bone.

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Metabolic Bone Diseases Clinic

The Metabolic Bone Diseases Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides care to manage increased risk for fragility fractures due to bone diseases, like osteoporosis.
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Doctors + Care Team

Bess F. Dawson-Hughes, MD

Bess F. Dawson-Hughes, MD

Title(s): Endocrinologist; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Chief, Calcium and Bone Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-556-3066
Fax #:

Metabolic bone disease, calcium and vitamin D nutrition, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis

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Lisa Ceglia, MD

Lisa Ceglia, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Director, Metabolic Bone Diseases Clinic; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Metabolic bone disease, nutrition, general endocrinology

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