Dr. Robert A Yood MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Robert Yood is a rheumatologist in Worcester, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint Vincent Hospital and St. Vincent Hospital. He received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 40 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Saint Vincent Hospital and one of 5 at St. Vincent Hospital who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Wisconsin
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974–1977

Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1977–1978

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Fellow (FACR), American College of Rheumatology

Publications & Presentations

Long-term safety of pegloticase in chronic gout refractory to conventional treatment.
Becker, M. A.,Baraf, H. S.,Yood, R. A.,Dillon, A.,Vázquez-Mellado, J.,Ottery, F. D.,Khanna, D.,Sundy, J. S.

Primary care providers' knowledge, beliefs and treatment practices for gout: results of a physician questionnaire.
Harrold, L. R.,Mazor, K. M.,Negron, A.,Ogarek, J.,Firneno, C.,Yood, R. A.

Identifying patients with osteoporosis or at risk for osteoporotic fractures.
Chen, Y., Harrold, L. R., Yood, R. A., Field, T. S., Briesacher, B. A.

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