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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Lahita is Excellent. Dr. Lahita has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Lahita, MD, PHD is board certified in Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Endocrinology
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Vasculitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Lahita graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Autoimmune Diseases
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)


Dr. Lahita has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • St Vincent's Midtown Hospital 
  • Monmouth Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert George Lahita MD and PHD is a male Rheumatologist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Robert G. Lahita practice?
Dr. Robert Lahita has 3 office locations.
Dr. Robert Lahita practices Rheumatology near Newark, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: New York, NY.
See Newark Rheumatologists.