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36 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Yood is Excellent. Dr. Yood has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Yood, MD is board certified in Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Yood graduated from Oregon Health & Science University, Portland. He has 6 awards.

2012, Career Achievement Award, Worcester District Medical Society
2003, Paulding Phelps Award, American College of Rheumatology
1989, Reliant Medical Group Teacher of the Year Award
1993, Reliant Medical Group Researcher of the Year Award
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Boston™ (2009)


Dr. Yood has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Vincent's Hospital 
  • U Mass Memorial Med Ctr - Memorial Campus 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Alan Yood MD is a male Rheumatologist, has 36 years of experience and practices in Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Robert A. Yood practice?
Dr. Robert Yood has 4 office locations.
Dr. Robert Yood practices Rheumatology near Worcester, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Auburn, MA and Shrewsbury, MA.
See Worcester Rheumatologists.