BHS Expands Rheumatology Services With New Doctor

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems has further expanded its rheumatology services with the appointment of Dr. Liana Fraenkel, a board-certified and fellowship-trained rheumatologist.

Dr. Fraenkel joins the Berkshire Medical Center medical staff and the physician staff of Rheumatology Professional Services of BMC. She is accepting new patients in need of rheumatology care and is partnered with Drs. Lauren Dudley and Leonard Sigal at Rheumatology Professional Services of BMC.

Dr. Fraenkel is board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and was fellowship-trained in rheumatology at Boston Medical Center. She received her medical degree from McGill University, Montreal, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Montreal General Hospital.

Dr. Fraenkel comes to the Berkshires after serving since 1998 as section chief for rheumatology at the Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System and professor at Yale School of Medicine, Yale University.

For an appointment with Dr. Fraenkel or one of her colleagues, ask your physician for a referral or call Rheumatology Professional Services of BMC at 413-499-8551.

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