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Patricia N. Soscia, MD
Patricia Nardone Soscia, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. After completing her fellowship in rheumatology at the UMass Medical Center, Worcester, she was an attending physician and clinical associate professor of medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester.
Dr. Soscia is experienced in a wide variety of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases and is expert in managing systemic lupus erythematosus, vasculitis and scleroderma. A native Rhode Islander, Dr. Soscia joined Lifespan in 2008. She serves on the board of directors of the Arthritis Foundation New England Region and is committed to its mission “to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.”
She was named to Rhode Island Monthly’s list of Top Doctors in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
- Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
- Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical Center
- Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Medical Center