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   Posted 12/17/2007 5:25 PM (GMT -6)   
I remember someone mentioning that Dr. Lehman responds to emails. I'm trying to find a good ped. rheumatologist in this area and would like to get his recommendations.
Could anyone pass on his contact info?
Thank you so much!

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   Posted 12/18/2007 12:22 AM (GMT -6)   
Thomas J A. Lehman, MD
Chief Div Ped Rheum Ptd
Hosp for Special Surgery
535 East 70th St
New York, NY 10021
Ofc: 212-606-1151
Fax: 212-606-1938
Time Spent: Teaching, Research-Basic Science, Research-Clinical
Disciplines: Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatrics, Adult Rheumatology
locations: Hospital Practice, School-Medical School
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   Posted 12/19/2007 5:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry, I didn't see this before - we had a long power outage due to the ice storms. The webpage is and they have his e-mail there.

He responded to an e-mail I sent regarding my son and was very helpful. Sometimes I think about flying my son out to New York to see him because there's not much for pediatric rheumatologists around us. Something he wrote in his book a lot was that the longer it took for an accurate diagnosis and treatment, the poorer the expected long term outcome.
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   Posted 12/19/2007 5:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you so much! I'm going to the site now...
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