Name: simon helfgott

Country: United States


Harvard Medical School.

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BWH Rheumatology,
60 Fenwood Road,
Suite 3032R,
Boston MA 02115.

Research Interests:

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Inflammation
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Vasculitis


  • Simon M. Helfgott, MD, is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and co-directs the Harvard School teaching of rheumatic diseases. 
  • He is a graduate of McGill University School of Medicine. 
  • He completed his internal medicine residency at McGill and was a fellow in rheumatology and immunology at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • He joined the faculty at BWH in 1986 and currently serves as director of education and fellowship training in the Division of Rheumatology. 
  • His interests include the use of novel immunotherapies in the rheumatic diseases. 
  • He also serves as co-director of the Spine Center and director of the Braintree Arthritis Center.
  • He has published over 60 articles, reviews and chapters. 
  • He has been listed in "Best Doctors" since 1998. 
  • He has been invited to serve at the discussant of four clinicopathologic cases (CPC) in the New England Journal of Medicine.