Dr. Joseph Lemmer, MD

Dr. Joseph Lemmer, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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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

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 18 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lemmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lemmer treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lemmer treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lemmer treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lemmer treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lemmer performs Myofascial Trigger Point Injection more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lemmer performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lemmer's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Myositis Ossificans
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Awards

Dr. Lemmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lemmer

3.4

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
52.38095238095238%
(11)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
3 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
2 Stars
9.523809523809524%
(2)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(6)

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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers HMO
KeyCare PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Coventry Health Care of Virginia
Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
EBS-RMSCO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
Wells Fargo Insurance