About Us

Who We Are

At the Arthritis Treatment Center, we have put together a team of professionals who are wholly dedicated to the specialized care of musculoskeletal problems, Rheumatic diseases, and metabolic bone disease.
We work together, sharing information, perspectives and problem-solving approaches to develop a treatment plan which meets both your medical and lifestyle needs.
Our office is located in a modern, well-equipped facility in Springfield’s medical park on Main Street.

Who We Are

About Us
At the Arthritis Treatment Center, we have put together a team of professionals who are wholly dedicated to the specialized care of musculoskeletal problems, Rheumatic diseases, and metabolic bone disease.
We work together, sharing information, perspectives and problem-solving approaches to develop a treatment plan which meets both your medical and lifestyle needs.
Our office is located in a modern, well-equipped facility in Springfield’s medical park on Main Street.

What We Do

Our goal is to help those people suffering from disorders of bones, muscles and joints – to relieve pain, prevent crippling, maintain physical functioning, improve quality of life.
Our patients come to us directly or by referral. They may come with a single joint pain, with crippling forms of arthritis that have not yielded to previous treatments, or with backaches, sore feet or joint or muscle pains that just will not go away.
We provide high quality healthcare to meet all your needs including physical therapy, laboratory, radiology and bone densitometry in one single facility.
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Physical Therapy
We specialize in restoring physical function and mobility, and promoting physical activity and proper function.

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Laboratory
We specialize in lab diagnostic workup and drug monitoring for autoimmune diseases or musculoskeletal problems.

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Radiology
We specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging procedures.

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Bone Densitometry
We specialize in evaluating bone mineral density and predicting the risk of future fractures.

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What We Do

About Us
Our goal is to help those people suffering from disorders of bones, muscles and joints – to relieve pain, prevent crippling, maintain physical functioning, improve quality of life.
Our patients come to us directly or by referral. They may come with a single joint pain, with crippling forms of arthritis that have not yielded to previous treatments, or with backaches, sore feet or joint or muscle pains that just will not go away.
We provide high quality healthcare to meet all your needs including physical therapy, laboratory, radiology and bone densitometry in one single facility.
About Us

Physical Therapy
We specialize in restoring physical function and mobility, and promoting physical activity and proper function.

Learn More
About Us

Laboratory
We specialize in lab diagnostic workup and drug monitoring for autoimmune diseases or musculoskeletal problems.

Learn More
About Us

Radiology
We specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging procedures.

Learn More
About Us

Bone Densitometry
We specialize in evaluating bone mineral density and predicting the risk of future fractures.

Learn More

Our Team

We have put together a team of professionals who are wholly dedicated to our specialty and to your care. You, the patient, are the key team member – the expert in your own experience and the one who ultimately must take responsibility for the plan of care.

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Donald R. Griger M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Griger received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1992. He was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in addition to being awarded an Air Force Health Professions Scholarship. He completed his fellowship training at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas. A rheumatologist at the Arthritis Treatment Center since 2000, Dr. Griger’s previous practice experience includes Chief of Rheumatology at David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, California. Dr. Griger is board certified in rheumatology and is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology.
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Scott M. Halista M.D., F.A.C.R., F.A.C.P.

Dr. Halista received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA in 1982. He completed his fellowship training in Rheumatology at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., while serving on Active Duty with the U.S. Air Force. A rheumatologist at the Arthritis Treatment Center since 1992, Dr. Halista’s previous practice experience includes as a member of the teaching faculty for the U.S. Air Force Rheumatology Fellowship Program at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas. He served as Division Chief in Rheumatology for the resident training program at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA (a University of Massachusetts Medical School Affiliate) from 2007 – 2020. Dr. Halista has served as Chairperson for the Springfield Arthritis Foundation fundraising walk, community educational outreach programs at the Springfield Jewish Community Center and the Arthritis Treatment Center. Dr. Halista has presented numerous Medical Grand Round presentations at the Baystate Medical Center and nearby Community Hospitals.
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Dilpreet K. Singh M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Singh received her medical degree from the University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland in 2013. She completed her fellowship training in Rheumatology at Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. A rheumatologist at the Arthritis Treatment Center since 2018. Dr. Singh is a board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Dr. Singh is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. Dr. Singh has presented at numerous regional and national meetings. Dr. Singh has held the position of Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Singh has experience with musculoskeletal ultrasonography.
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C. Bruce Tallman, Jr M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Tallman received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in 1989. He completed his fellowship training in rheumatology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. A rheumatologist at the Arthritis Treatment Center since 1994, Dr. Tallman is board certified in Rheumatology, a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and held the position of senior clinical instructor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
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Antonio Valentin M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Valentin received his medical degree from New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY in 2001. He completed residency in Internal Medicine at Stony Brook Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY in 2005. He started his practice at the Arthritis Treatment Center shortly after completing his fellowship training in rheumatology at the University of Connecticut Medical Center, Farmington, CT in 2007. Dr. Valentin is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology since 2008. Dr. Valentin has held the position of Senior Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Our Team

We have put together a team of professionals who are wholly dedicated to our specialty and to your care. You, the patient, are the key team member – the expert in your own experience and the one who ultimately must take responsibility for the plan of care.

Arthritis Treatment Center

Donald R. Griger M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Griger received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1992. He was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in addition to being awarded an Air Force Health Professions Scholarship. He completed his fellowship training at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas. A rheumatologist at the Arthritis Treatment Center since 2000, Dr. Griger’s previous practice experience includes Chief of Rheumatology at David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, California. Dr. Griger is board certified in rheumatology and is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology.
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Scott M. Halista M.D., F.A.C.R., F.A.C.P.

Dr. Halista received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA in 1982. He completed his fellowship training in Rheumatology at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., while serving on Active Duty with the U.S. Air Force. A rheumatologist at the Arthritis Treatment Center since 1992, Dr. Halista’s previous practice experience includes as a member of the teaching faculty for the U.S. Air Force Rheumatology Fellowship Program at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas. He served as Division Chief in Rheumatology for the resident training program at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA (a University of Massachusetts Medical School Affiliate) from 2007 – 2020. Dr. Halista has served as Chairperson for the Springfield Arthritis Foundation fundraising walk, community educational outreach programs at the Springfield Jewish Community Center and the Arthritis Treatment Center. Dr. Halista has presented numerous Medical Grand Round presentations at the Baystate Medical Center and nearby Community Hospitals.
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Dilpreet K. Singh M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Singh received her medical degree from the University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland in 2013. She completed her fellowship training in Rheumatology at Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. A rheumatologist at the Arthritis Treatment Center since 2018. Dr. Singh is a board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Dr. Singh is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. Dr. Singh has presented at numerous regional and national meetings. Dr. Singh has held the position of Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Singh has experience with musculoskeletal ultrasonography.
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C. Bruce Tallman, Jr M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Tallman received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in 1989. He completed his fellowship training in rheumatology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. A rheumatologist at the Arthritis Treatment Center since 1994, Dr. Tallman is board certified in Rheumatology, a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and held the position of senior clinical instructor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
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Antonio Valentin M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Valentin received his medical degree from New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY in 2001. He completed residency in Internal Medicine at Stony Brook Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY in 2005. He started his practice at the Arthritis Treatment Center shortly after completing his fellowship training in rheumatology at the University of Connecticut Medical Center, Farmington, CT in 2007. Dr. Valentin is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology since 2008. Dr. Valentin has held the position of Senior Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.

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