David T. Felson, MD, MPH

Professor, Medicine

David Felson
(617) 638-5180
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr


Expertise in osteoarthritis clinical research and in outcome measurement for arthritis.

Other Positions

  • Section Chief, Clinical Epi Research & Training, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health


  • Johns Hopkins University, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
  • Harvard College, AB


  • Published on 1/5/2018

    Stefanik JJ, Felson DT, Apovian CM, Niu J, Clancy MM, LaValley MP, Neogi T. Changes in Pain Sensitization after Bariatric Surgery. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Jan 05. PMID: 29316386.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Stefanik JJ, Duncan R, Felson DT, Peat G. Use of Diagnostic Performance of Clinical Examination Measures and Pain Presentation to Identify Patellofemoral Joint Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Jan; 70(1):157-161. PMID: 28320074.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Maxwell J, Vaughan M, Ledingham A, Felson D, Keysor J. "Fear of the Known and Unknown": Factors Affecting Participation Following Knee Replacement Among Persons With Participation Restriction. J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2018 Jan/Mar; 41(1):35-41. PMID: 27824655.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/21/2017

    Alliston T, Hernandez CJ, Findlay DM, Felson DT, Kennedy OD. Bone Marrow Lesions in Osteoarthritis: What Lies Beneath. J Orthop Res. 2017 Dec 21. PMID: 29266428.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Dai Z, Felson DT, Zhang Y. Reply. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Dec; 69(12):1932-1933. PMID: 28085230.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/27/2017

    Jafarzadeh SR, Felson DT. Updated Estimates Suggest a Much Higher Prevalence of Arthritis in United States Adults Than Previous Ones. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 Nov 27. PMID: 29178176.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/13/2017

    Dalal D, Dubreuil M, Peloquin C, Neogi T, Zhang Y, Choi H, Felson D. Meloxicam and risk of myocardial infarction: a population-based nested case-control study. Rheumatol Int. 2017 Dec; 37(12):2071-2078. PMID: 29030657.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/12/2017

    Dai Z, Zhang Y, Lu N, Felson DT, Kiel DP, Sahni S. Association Between Dietary Fiber Intake and Bone Loss in the Framingham Offspring Study. J Bone Miner Res. 2017 Oct 12. PMID: 29024045.

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  • Published on 9/21/2017

    Keysor JJ, LaValley MP, Brown C, Felson DT, AlHeresh RA, Vaughan MW, Yood R, Reed JI, Allaire SJ. Efficacy of a Work Disability Prevention Program for People with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Conditions: The Work It Study Trial. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Sep 21. PMID: 28941189.

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  • Published on 9/21/2017

    Han BK, Kim W, Niu J, Basnyat S, Barshay V, Gaughan JP, Williams C, Kolasinski SL, Felson DT. Association of Chondrocalcinosis in Knee Joints With Pain and Synovitis: Data From the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Nov; 69(11):1651-1658. PMID: 28129488.

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