BID–Needham Rheumatologists provide medical care and education for patients with chronic inflammatory disorders of the muscles, joints or fibrous tissues. Because there are more than 100 types of arthritis, it is a major focus of the department. Patients can keep many types of arthritis under control and prevent complications when they work closely with their physician.

To schedule an appointment, call 617-632-8658 or email

Your Team

Irena Gavanescu Stockton, MD

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