Dr. Lisa Sammaritano, MD

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Rheumatology | Female

Dr. Lisa Sammaritano, MD
Dr. Lisa Sammaritano joined Hospital for Special Surgery in 1988, when she began her fellowship in rheumatic diseases. She maintains a busy clinical practice and participates in clinical research geared towards patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Antiphospholipid Antibodies. She has a particular interest and expertise in reproductive issues in rheumatic disease patients, including contraception and pregnancy.

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    Dr. Sammaritano's Performance
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      Under 10 minutes
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    in bronx, ny |
    Dr. Sammaritano is an excellent doctor. I have been a patient of hers for the last 20 years, and she has kept my fibromyalgia in check. She is always available for emergencies. I recommend her highly!
    in Norwalk |
    Bedside manner is off the charts great! She never hurries you. She listens to EVERYTHING you say no matter how small or large. She is very smart and very thorough. She makes u very comfortable and she is easy to talk to! If u r lucky enough to have her as a Dr. than know u r in the best hands ever!
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    Dr. Lisa Sammaritano joined Hospital for Special Surgery in 1988, when she began her fellowship in rheumatic diseases. She maintains a busy clinical practice and participates in clinical research geared towards patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Antiphospholipid Antibodies. She has a particular interest and expertise in reproductive issues in rheumatic disease patients, including contraception and pregnancy.

    Dr. Sammaritano's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Rheumatology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fever
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • Muscle Weakness
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Weill Cornell Medical College

      Graduated in 1985

    • Internship Hospital
      New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center

      Completed in 1986

    • Residency Hospital
      New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center

      Completed in 1988

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Cornell Med Ctr Hosp For Spl Surgery

      Completed in 1991

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Rheumatology
    • Internal Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection