Dr. Joseph Lemmer, MD

Dr. Joseph Lemmer, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Joseph Lemmer, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Salem, VA. He graduated from State University of New York School/Buffalo and specializes in rheumatology.

1930 Braeburn Cir

Salem, VA 24153

Contact Information

(540) 444-5600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers

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This content was provided by Dr. Lemmer "As a rheumatologist, I specialize in the care of patient with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and scleroderma as well as osteoarthritis, bursitis, tendonitis and fibromyalgia. I make every effort to give my patients the time they need including explanations of their illnesses and treatment plans."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

72  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • State University of New York School/Buffalo
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Nassau Cnty Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Brooke Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Med College Va
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

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What People Say About Dr. Joseph Lemmer, MD
Very informative in explaining and asking if you understand what he has told you. I finally have answers to my pain and relief. Dr. Lemmer spends time asking you questions and taking notes then tells you what the course of his treatment will be.
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