Medical Advisor

Stella Bard, MD

Dr. Stella Bard is a board certified rheumatologist with over 10 years of hands-on experience in managing complex rheumatologic problems. She is a graduate of SUNY Downstate College of Medicine and completed her fellowship at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson. While there, she studied under world authorities in gout, Lyme disease, and scleroderma. Dr. Bard is a practicing physician in the states of New York and Texas.


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