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Dr. Richard Brasington, M.D.
Rheumatologist

Dr. Richard Brasington is a nationally and internationally known clinical Rheumatologist.  He has authored several articles in medical journals and Rheumatology textbooks, received the Distinguished Fellowship Program Director Award from American College of Rheumatology, and has been honored as one of America's Best Doctors for many years.  Dr. Brasington is Board Certified in Rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine and was previously a Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine.  He is currently a specialty provider of the Premier Specialty Network.  Dr. Brasington completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard University followed by Medical Doctorate at Duke University of Medicine.  He completed residency in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals.

Dr. Brasington treats arthritis, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoporosis, psoriatic arthritis, and more.  He will begin seeing patients at Memorial Hospital’s Specialty Clinic on Tuesdays beginning in August 2022. 

To learn more about our specialists call Memorial Hospital Specialty Clinic at (618) 826-4581 ext. 1366.