I was born in the Bronx and grew up on Long Island. After training mostly in the Northeast, I spent some time practicing in San Diego and then Chapel Hill, NC where my children were raised. After 35 years away, I returned to New York City and have been practicing general internal medicine and rheumatology … More About me
As an arthritis and autoimmune disease specialist, or rheumatologist, I frequently see patients who fear that they have lupus. Lupus is one of many “autoimmune diseases”. In these conditions, a patient’s immune system attacks her own cells and tissues. This can result in problems such as arthritis and skin rashes, or more … More My ANA is positive. Do I have lupus?