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St. Joseph Rheumatology
Specialized Care for Joint Pain

Thousands of people suffer needlessly from arthritis and other forms of joint pain. Dr. Donald Krause and the staff of St. Joseph Rheumatology specialize in joint problems and can help you find relief. And with short wait times for appointments, you get the care you need quickly.

The experts at St. Joseph Rheumatology can help diagnose and treat nearly 100 different types of arthritis, including:

  • Lupus
  • Gout
  • Fibromyalgia

With early intervention and the right treatment patients can ward off deformities and pain caused by many of these joint ailments.

Offices in Building 1, St. Joseph Healthcare Park, 900 Broadway, Bangor, Maine
(207) 907-3370
Fax: (207) 907-1189

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Meet Our Providers

Donald Krause, MD
Medical Education: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Fellow, American College of Rheumatology

Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine

Jalal Mukhtar MD

Medical Education: Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, Pakistan.
Internship and residency: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

Rheumatology Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio.

Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
Member, American College of Rheumatology

Linda McDougall, FNP - Family Nurse Practitioner
Linda began her nursing career in 1990 and has worked with LifeFlight of Maine and more recently Northeast Pain Management. Linda is currently accepting new patients.

Asha Shrestha MD

Dr. Shrestha completed her Internal Medical Residency at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island/Alpert Medical School, Brown University in Rhode Island. She completed her Rheumatology Fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva University, New York, NY. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American College of Rheumatology. She is trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound guided joint injections


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