Dr. Katherine Upchurch, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Female • Age 65

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Dr. Upchurch's Specialties

  • Rheumatology

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Heywood Hospital
242 Green St
Gardner, MA 01440

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Umass Memorial Med Ctr Rhmtlgy
Umass Memorial Med Ctr Rhmtlgy
119 Belmont St
Worcester, MA 01605
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    Dr. Upchurch's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    Background Check for Dr. Upchurch

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    University Tex Health Science Center

    Residency Hospital

    University Tex Health Science Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Upchurch & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Upchurch's Hospital Quality

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    She has changed my life!!! She is so busy but always takes time to make sure I'm doing ok and able to manage my pain!! She really cares about how I'm doing!! I'm so grateful for her and her wonderful staff at Heywood Hospital!!!

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    Office Locations

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    Umass Memorial Med Ctr Rhmtlgy
    119 Belmont St
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 334-5175 (Office)
    (508) 334-5654 (Fax)
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