Stella Bard, MD Title: Internist Education: City University of New York Brooklyn College, State University of New York Downstate Expertise: Rheumatology Board-certified rheumatologistAffiliated with the Maimonides Medical Center Experience Stella Bard, MD, is a practicing board-certified internist with 15 years of experience. Dr. Bard is passionate about working through complex diagnoses in the rheumatology field. She specializes in rheumatology, osteoporosis screenings, and treating conditions including malaise and fatigue, and osteoarthritis of the hip and thigh. Dr. Bard is also affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center and treats patients in McKinney, Texas, and Brooklyn, New York. Education Dr. Bard graduated magna cum laude from the City University of New York Brooklyn College and received her doctorate degree from the State University of New York Downstate. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.