Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

✔ All types of scleroderma       ✔ Accepts Medicare, Medicaid and other insurances
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Scleroderma Experts
Types of Scleroderma: All
Ages: Adults Only
Insurance: Medicare, Medicaid and most others
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The scleroderma expert at this hospital is Dr. Flavia V. Castelion, whose clinical interests include scleroderma, connective tissue associated interstitial lung disease, Raynaud's phenomenon, rheumatoid arthritis and dermatomyositis. The hospital diagnose and treat adults with all types of scleroderma.

Scleroderma often takes many years to diagnose because of insidious onset, vague initial symptoms, and low physician and public awareness. It is typically diagnosed and treated by rheumatologists, but because it is a rare and very complex disease, there are only a few dozen scleroderma specialists in the United States. Expert care can be crucial for proper screening, diagnosis, patient education, clinical trials, and treatment. (Also see: What is Scleroderma?, Diagnosis of Scleroderma and Scleroderma Expert Directory)

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Rheumatology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696

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Massachusetts General Hospital Massachusetts General's Rheumatology Unit provides cutting–edge treatment and transformative care to patients with rheumatic disease and autoimmune conditions. Massachusetts General Hospital.

Scleroderma Experts

Although there may be other doctors in this clinic or division, these are the only ones listed specifically as scleroderma experts by the center as of our last update.

Physician, Degree

Flavia V. Castelion, MD
Sara Schoenself, MD

Types of Scleroderma Treated: All

This center treats all forms of scleroderma, such as localized (morphea, linear, en coup) and (limited or diffuse) systemic sclerosis. (Also see Types of Scleroderma)

Ages Treated? Adults Only

This center only diagnose and treat adults.

Insurance: Accepts Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare, Medicaid and others taken. Please verify insurance coverage.


Massachusetts General Hospital is a member of the Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium (SCTC), which means that they participate in SCTC peer-reviewed international clinical trials for scleroderma.

Last Review, Update or News Posting

06/23/2018: Page information verified by VH, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator. No changes. SLE.

12/30/2017: Page information verified by VH, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator. No changes. JEF

06/21/2017: Page information verified by VH, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator. Page information updated. Sara Schoenself, MD added. JEF

Featuring: Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital. This center is led by Dr. Flavia V. Castelion and they treat adults with all types of scleroderma, both localized and systemic. ISN. Posted 05/14/2016.

04/23/2016: Page information verified by VH, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator.

04/23/2016: Page published. JEF

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