Dr. Donald B Bloch, MD - Reviews

Rheumatology Boston, MA

About Dr. Donald B Bloch MD

Dr. Donald B Bloch, MD is a doctor primarily located in Boston, MA, with other offices in Boston, MA and Boston, MA. They have 37 years of experience. Their specialties include Rheumatology.

Dr. Bloch has received 4 awards.


Dr. Donald B Bloch has 3 locations

Get Directions Massachusetts General Hospital Rheumatology 55 Fruit St Fl 2 Ste 2C Boston, MA 02114
Get Directions Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit St Boston, MA 02114
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Dr. Donald B Bloch has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Donald B Bloch has the following 10 expertise

  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Lupus


4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors (1)

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.


37 Years Experience


Graduated in 1983

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More about Dr. Donald B Bloch

Dr. Bloch graduated from the Harvard Medical School in 1983. Dr. Bloch works in Boston, MA and 2 other locations and specializes in Rheumatology. Dr. Bloch is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital For Children.

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