- 1 Board certified
- 3 Reviews
- Average rating is 2.5 stars
- Average wait time is 10 minutes
Top Rheumatologists in Lowell, MA
77 E Merrimack St
Lowell, MA 01852
- Internal Medicine
- 29 years experience
- Rated 4 stars by patients
- Completed fellowship
- 4 star medical school
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
The area of Lowell, MA has a population of approximately 106,541 people. There are 2 rheumatologists near Lowell, which gives it a ratio of 1 rheumatologist per 53,271 residents or a ratio of 1 rheumatologist per 19,241 households. There are 38,482 households in Lowell.