Dr. Vijay K Sikand MD Family Medicine Doctor

Dr. Vijay Sikand is a family medicine doctor in East Lyme, Connecticut and is affiliated with Lawrence + Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Nehru Medical College R. Gandhi HS University and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 26 doctors at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital who specialize in Family Medicine. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Hindi/Urdu.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Family Medicine Doctor: Addiction Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Occupational Medicine

Clinical Interests: Lipoproteins, Prospective Studies, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Erythema Chronicum Migrans, Borrelia burgdorferi, Lyme Disease, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Immunoglobulin G

Hospital Affiliation

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

Other Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Hindi/Urdu

Education & Medical Training

St Joseph's Medical Center (Yonkers NY)
Residency, Family Practice, 1982–1985

Nehru Medical College R. Gandhi HS University
Class of 1981

King Edward VII Memorial Hospital
Other Training, 1981–1982

Yale University
Other Training, Undergraduate, 1970–1973

Yale University
Other Training, Premedical, 1973–1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Geriatric Medicine

CT State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Burden and viability of Borrelia burgdorferi in skin or joints, of patients with erythema migrans or lyme arthritis.
Li, X., McHugh, G.A., Damle, N., Sikand, V.K., Glickstein, L., Steere, A.C.

Prospective study of serologic tests for lyme disease.
Steere, A.C., McHugh, G., Damle, N., Sikand, V.K.

Higher mRNA levels of chemokines and cytokines associated with macrophage activation in erythema migrans skin lesions in patients from the United States than in patients from Austria with Lyme borreliosis.
Jones, K.L., Muellegger, R.R., Means, T.K., Lee, M., Glickstein, L.J., Damle, N., Sikand, V.K., Luster, A.D., Steere, A.C.

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