|Types of Scleroderma: All
Ages: Only Adults
Insurance: Medicare and Medicaid
Dr. Avram Goldberg was formerly at North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System in Lake Success, New York
This premier academic medical center is led by Dr. Avram Goldberg. He diagnoses and treats adults with any form of scleroderma, such as limited or diffuse systemic sclerosis and localized forms such as such as morphea, linear, and en coup de sabre.
Scleroderma often takes many years to diagnose because of insidious onset, vague initial symptoms, and low physician and public awareness. It is typically diagnosed and treated by rheumatologists, but because it is a rare and very complex disease, there are only a few dozen scleroderma specialists in the United States. Expert care can be crucial for proper screening, diagnosis, patient education, clinical trials, and treatment. (Also see: What is Scleroderma?, Diagnosis of Scleroderma and Scleroderma Expert Directory)
NYU Langone Rheumatology Associates - Long Island
1999 Marcus Avenue North
New Hyde Park, NY 11042
NYU Langone Rheumatology Associates - Long Island is one of the nation's premier academic medical centers. Our trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Major diagnostic and therapeutic advances over the last two decades have greatly improved the outlook for patients with diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, lupus, myositis and scleroderma. NYU Langone.
Although there may be other doctors in this clinic or division, these are the only ones listed specifically as scleroderma experts by the center as of our last update.
Avram Goldberg, MD
This doctor diagnoses and treats adults with any form of scleroderma, such as limited or diffuse systemic sclerosis and localized forms such as such as morphea, linear, and en coup de sabre. (Also see Difficult Diagnosis and Types of Scleroderma)
This doctor or scleroderma center is for adult scleroderma patients; they do not diagnose/treat juveniles (under age 18).
This medical center accepts Medicare and Medicaid.
This center is a member of the Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium (SCTC), which means that they participate in SCTC peer-reviewed international clinical trials for scleroderma.
03/31/2016: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator, and updated by Jo Frowde, ISN Assistant Webmaster. Overview added. Title of page updated from Dr. Avram Goldberg to NYU Langone Rheumatology Associates. JEF
10/20/15: Page updated to reflect Dr. Goldberg is now in New Hyde Park, New York.
11/09/11: Page published.
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