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Ask the Expert: Scleroderma

by Dr. Robert Spiera
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Dr. Robert Spiera, Rheumatologist and Director of the Vasculitis and Scleroderma Program at the Hospital for Special Surgery, answers readers’ questions on scleroderma. Q1. Has there been any advancement in … More…

how to diagnose scleroderma

What is Scleroderma? Scleroderma is one of the “connective tissue disorders” diagnosed and treated primarily by rheumatologists. In this condition, the interaction between autoimmunity, vascular disease and “fibrosis” results in … More…

Dr. Robert Spiera, Rheumatologist

Q1: Is vasculitis only related to lupus or is it associated with other diseases/conditions? Although vasculitis can occur in the context of lupus or other “connective tissue disorders” such as … More…

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April 17, 2014 at 2:03 pm

Dr. David B. Levine (right), Director of Alumni Affairs and chair of the HSS Archives Committee, was appointed the new director of orthopedic surgery in 1987 under Dr. Philip D. Wilson Jr. He was assisted by Dr. Thomas P. Sculco, Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus, as associate director. #tbt #orthopedics #hss

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April 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm

"Hi Jamie, thank you for the..." on Jamie M. Ackerly's post on Hospital for Special Surgery's wall.

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