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Welcome to New England Rheumatology & Osteoporosis

Thank you for exploring the New England Rheumatology & Osteoporosis website, nestled in the picturesque small town of Henniker, New Hampshire. Our dedicated team places a strong emphasis on prevention, education, and delivering high-quality care to you and your family. Led by Dr. Todd Daugherty and Physician Assistant Taylor Kirkpatrick, we offer state-of-the-art medical services in an informative and comfortable environment.

Our primary objective is to establish a successful partnership with you. Through open communication, we can recommend the optimal treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Recognize that there are often multiple options available for addressing pain or inflammation issues. As part of your healthcare team, we are committed to presenting each option transparently, empowering you to make well-informed decisions.

Once again, thank you for visiting our website. If you have any inquiries or wish to schedule your initial visit, please feel free to contact us by phone. We look forward to assisting you on your health journey!

Todd Daugherty MD


Todd Daugherty, MD is the physician/owner of New England Rheumatology and Osteoporosis located in central New Hampshire serving a 4 state area.   This practice started in March 2020.   He previously was a staff rheumatologist at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester and Peterborough, New Hampshire and before that was a staff rheumatologist at Dartmouth Hitchcock in Keene, New Hampshire.  He completed his Rheumatology fellowship at the University of Vermont and attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati.  He has an MBA from Indiana University in Finance.   He is the 2020 recipient of the Change Readiness Award from American Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates/Bendcare.  His special areas of interest are the development of precision medicine in Rheumatology and improving access to care for patients with autoimmune conditions

Taylor Kirkpatrick PA

Welcome Taylor to our Practice!

Taylor Kirkpatrick is an experienced Physician Assistant (PA) with 3 years of dedicated service in orthopedic surgery, coming from Irving, TX, Taylor brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to patient care. Her passion lies in building strong relationships with patients and ensuring they receive the highest quality of care. She is a wonderful addition to our Henniker NH Practice working alongside Todd Daugherty MD.

Taylor holds a Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA. Her rigorous training equipped with the skills needed to excel in the field. Additionally, she recently earned a Doctorate of Medical Sciences (DMS) from the same institution. Her research focused on knee osteoarthritis treatments, specifically exploring intra-articular injection therapies. Her thesis, titled “Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment with Intra-Articular Injections,” delved into evidence-based recommendations for corticosteroid, hyaluronic acid, and platelet-rich plasma injections.

Taylor is enthusiastic about contributing to the field of rheumatology. Her dedication to evidence-based practice and patient well-being drives her commitment to excellence. As a PA, she aims to make a positive impact by providing high-quality care and advocating for health equity.

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