Dr. Robert Shmerling, MD

Dr. Robert Shmerling, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. Robert Shmerling, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1983 and specializes in rheumatology.

110 Francis St Ste 4B

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 632-8658

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • 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. Shmerling's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shmerling treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shmerling treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shmerling treats Gout more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shmerling treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shmerling treats Arthritis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shmerling treats this condition more than 97% of his 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

Dr. Shmerling's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
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
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
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
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Shmerling, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1983 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1986
    Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1984
    Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
    1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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I am moving away from Boston and have to say goodbye to my rheumatologist. I will always remember his impeccable bedside manner, masterful ability to plan my treatment - several years ahead, and respectfully partnering with me in decisions about my care and my own health. How lucky of me to be one...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card 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
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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