Dr. Robert George Lahita MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Robert Lahita is a rheumatologist in Newark, New Jersey. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mount Sinai Hospital and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. 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 37 doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital and one of 4 at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center 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 Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL 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
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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