Dr. Robert Levin, MD

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Robert E Levin MD FACR FACP 131 Boston Post Rd Ste 5 East Lyme, CT 06333 Get Directions
Dr. Robert Levin, MD
Dr. Robert Levin, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in East Lyme, CT. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Levin is affiliated with William W. Backus Hospital and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.

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based on 19 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Levin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Clinton Connecticut |
My wife has been suffering with psoriasis and joint pain for several years. We moved down to the coast around Thanksgiving 2015. She decided to find a rheumatologist in the Area instead of traveling north to the Hartford area and came upon Dr. Levin. His big recommendation for her condition was Aleve. He came across very apathetic and we really couldn't be more disappointed in him then we are. He just didn't seem to have any interest in pursuing what is going on with my wife. Disappointing
Danielson, CT |
Every time I have an appointment I wait 30-45 minutes to be seen. My first visit was almost an hour wait. Then, the one time I run a few minutes late he won't see me and wants to reschedule. It's sad when your physician thinks their time is more valuable than yours and can't wait 10 minutes for you, however you are expected to wait 3/4 of an hour for them. Very frustrating!
No argument here. Patients are given time so as to deal with a myriad of problems. Therefore, I will run late with many patients almost every day. It is inevitable if you care for their problems. Time constraints are based on severity of the problems encountered. I will not rush people through when time is needed. This will sometimes lead to unhappiness for some people waiting, but this is at times a necessity.
in Franklin, CT |
It's been 14 years since Dr. Levin took on the challenge of helping me manage and control my psoriatic arthritis. His expertise, compassion, and professionalism go above and beyond that of your typical doctor's, in my opinion. Southeastern CT is fortunate to have this man helping those of us who must cope with the pain and frustration of arthritis in such a caring manner. -Marcy Lee
Branford, Ct |
So knowledgable and made me feel very comfortable. Thrilled he recommended physical therapy with someone who understands my condition!
in Uncasville Ct. |
Dr. Levin is a gracious caring doctor that I have the pleasure of having for a doctor to help with treating my serious case of RA.I have been going to him over 20 years! His office staff is right on things that need attention! Love Ella!
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  •  Specializes in Rheumatology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • 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)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • 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
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Med College Pa

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Pa

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Ct Health Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Undergraduate School
    Brown University

    Graduated in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection