Dr. Joseph Lemmer, MD

Dr. Joseph Lemmer, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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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

(540) 444-5600

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

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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