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Central Vermont Rheumatology

Central Vermont Rheumatology

Comprehensive, compassionate and state-of-the-art treatment of arthritis, rheumatic diseases, and other bone, joint and muscle disorders.

CVMC 2013 Patient Satisfaction Award Winner

Shown (L to R): Teresa Fama, MD and Kevin D.J. Kerin, MD

Our Practice Areas

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Scleroderma
  • Gout and other crystal-induced arthritis
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Vasculitis
  • Polymyositis and other inflammatory muscle disorders
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Tendonitis, bursitis, and other regional soft tissue syndromes

We work closely with orthopaedic and hand surgeons, dermatologists, nephrologists, endocrinologists, physical and occupational therapists, and other providers to offer comprehensive coordinated patient care.

Specialized Treatments

  • DXA (dual-energy absorptiometry) bone density evaluation and interpretation
  • Administration of intravenous medications such as anti-tumor necrosis alpha (TNF) biologic therapies for inflammatory arthritis and bisphosphonate therapies for osteoporosis
  • Intra-articular corticosteroid joint injections and intra-articular hyaluronan knee injections for osteoarthritis


We provide 24-hour physician coverage for emergencies. After regular office hours, call the office number, and you will be given instructions on what to do. In extreme emergencies, please call 911. When you arrive at the hospital, please identify yourself as our patient.

Prescription Policy

Our office will call your pharmacy within 24 hours for all approved refills. You may have to come to the office to pick up a written prescription. Please call during regular office hours for prescription refills, unless it is an emergency.

Contact Us
Central Vermont Rheumatology
130 Fisher Road
Medical Office Building B
Suite 2-3
Berlin, VT 05602

Located on the 2nd floor of Building "B" on the CVMC Campus (view CVMC Campus Map).

Monday to Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dr. Fama is a wonderful, thoughtful, sensitive and concerned physician and I regard her very highly. Her staff is always helpful and efficient.

Dr.Fama has gone the extra mile for me to assist with my health issues.

Theresa Fama saved my husband's life. She is caring, thorough, extremely competent and the best doctor either of use have ever had the pleasure of knowing.

It is such a pleasure to be greeted with such a warm smile from Dr. Fama.

Dr. Fama - Compassionate, patient, informative, and kind.