Dr. Robert George Lahita MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Robert Lahita is a rheumatologist in Newark, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai St. Luke's-Roosevelt. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and has been in practice for 41 years. Dr. Lahita accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 40 doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital and one of 7 at Mount Sinai St. Luke's-Roosevelt who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Clinical Interests: Acute Disease, Autoimmune Diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Androgens, Immunologic Adjuvants, Chronic Disease, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Estrogens

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973–1976

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1976–1978

Jefferson Medical College
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Pragmatic approaches to therapy for systemic lupus erythematosus.
Xiong, W.,Lahita, R. G.

Therapeutic modalities in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Tyagi, N. K.,Lahita, R. G.

Novel treatments for systemic lupus erythematosus.
Xiong, W., Lahita, R. G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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