Dr. Joseph Lemmer MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Joseph Lemmer is a rheumatologist in Salem, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Carilion Medical Center and Lewis-Gale Medical Center. He received his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and has been in practice for 40 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Carilion Medical Center and one of 5 at Lewis-Gale Medical Center who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Nassau University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974–1975

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975–1977

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1979–1981

SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Geriatric Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

VA State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACR), American College of Rheumatology


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