Dr. Thomas Lehman came to Hospital for Special Surgery as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology in 1987. Prior to 1987, Dr. Lehman trained in Pediatrics and Pediatric Rheumatology at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. This was followed by two years of research on animal models of rheumatic diseases at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. From the NIH Dr. Lehman returned to Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles where he served on the Pediatric Rheumatology faculty for four years before coming to HSS.
Chief, Pediatric Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Physician and Senior Scientist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College
Childhood systemic lupus erythematosus
Vasculitic diseases of childhood
Cassidy Award for Excellence in Teaching and Clinical Care
Phi Beta Kappa, University of California at Berkeley
Cum laude, Jefferson Medical College
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011
American College of Rheumatology, Fellow
American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
Western Society for Pediatric Research, Fellow
New York College of Medicine, Fellow
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One of the goals of Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.
As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies if payments were received during the prior year, or if the HSS physician currently receives payment. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.
Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Lehman as of March 18, 2014.
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Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.
MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
University of California San Francisco, (VMC) PL3, San Francisco, California
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, PL1 & PL2, Los Angeles, California
NIADDK, NIH, Rheumatology - Arthritis Branch
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Pediatric Rheumatology, Los Angeles, California
For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.