Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that often occurs with psoriasis of the skin. Psoriasis is a common, chronic skin condition that causes red patches on the body. About 1 in 20 people with psoriasis will develop arthritis with the skin condition. In most cases, psoriasis comes before the arthritis.

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Rheumatology

The Division of Rheumatology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston offers comprehensive evaluation, consultation and management of arthritis and rheumatic disease.
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Doctors + Care Team

Timothy E. McAlindon, MD, MPH

Timothy E. McAlindon, MD, MPH

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Title(s): Chief, Division of Rheumatology; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5990
Fax #: 617-636-2388

Osteoarthritis, general rheumatology, lupus

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William F. Harvey, MD, MSc, FACR

William F. Harvey, MD, MSc, FACR

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Title(s): Clinical Director, Rheumatology; Rheumatologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5990
Fax #: 617-636-2388

Osteoarthritis, general rheumatology, musculoskeletal ultrasound

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Robert A. Kalish, MD

Robert A. Kalish, MD

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Title(s): Director, Rheumatology Education; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5990
Fax #: 617-636-2388

General rheumatology, Lyme disease

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Sreelakshmi Panginikkod, MD

Sreelakshmi Panginikkod, MD

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Online Scheduling Available

Title(s): Rheumatologist, Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Rheumatology, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5990
Fax #: 617-636-2388

Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Gout, Osteoarthritis, Musculoskeletal ultrasound, Joint injections, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Vasculitis, Myositis, Sjogren's syndrome, Sarcoidosis, IgG4-RD

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Steven C. Vlad, MD, PhD

Steven C. Vlad, MD, PhD

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Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Online Scheduling Available

Title(s): Rheumatologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5990
Fax #: 617-636-2388

General rheumatology, spondyloarthropathies, psoriatic arthritis and anklylosing spondylitis

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