Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Welcomes New Rheumatologist

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital welcomes Charles Radis, D.O., specializing in Rheumatology.  Dr. Radis will be seeing patients in The Mary Dow Center. 

Dr. Radis received his B.S. in Biology from Bates College before attending the University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri.  After completing an internship and residency in internal medicine at Brighton Medical Center in Portland, Maine, Dr. Radis completed a fellowship in clinical immunology/rheumatology at Presbyterian Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

For the past 23 years Dr. Radis has practiced in Portland at Rheumatology Associates. This past summer he retired from full-time practice and is looking forward to seeing patients in the Ellsworth region. In addition to teaching at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, he has served as Director of Clinical Research at Rheumatology Associates and is a faculty member at the University of Vermont Medical School and at the Tufts/Maine Medical Center School of Medicine.
“The outlook for patients with immune disorders has dramatically improved during the past 15 years. I am fortunate to be able to be a part of this revolution in patient care.  Controlling pain, maintaining function, and reducing the likelihood of future disability and damage are achievable goals in the majority of our patients.”

Dr. Radis looks forward to exploring the Ellsworth region. He and his wife, Sandra, are avid hikers and cross-country skiers.  Dr. Radis is now accepting new patients, please call The Mary Dow Center at 664-5430 to make an appointment.