Dr. Katherine Upchurch, MD

Dr. Katherine Upchurch, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Katherine Upchurch, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 42 years. She graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

119 Belmont St

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

(508) 334-5175

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Upchurch's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Upchurch treats Arthritis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Upchurch treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Upchurch treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Upchurch treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Upchurch treats Limb Pain more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Upchurch treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Upchurch's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Katherine Upchurch, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 42 years. She graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
University Tex Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
University Tex Health Science Center
Internship Hospital
1976
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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5.0

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Dr Upchurch is the epitome of what doctors should be. She is knowledgeable in her field of rheumatology but goes further to help her patients understand their options for making their quality of life the best it can be. She is genuine, kind, and a person I trust with my healthcare decisions. I...Read More
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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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Heywood Hospital

Gardner, MA