Expert Pediatric Rheumatologist, Sivia K. Lapidus, MD, is to be Recognized as a 2017 Top Doctor in Morristown, New Jersey

(PR NewsChannel) / November 29, 2017 / Morristown, New Jersey 

Sivia K. Lapidus, MD, Pediatric Rheumatologist at the Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Atlantic Health, and affiliated with Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center, has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Morristown, New Jersey. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.

Dr. Sivia K. Lapidus has been in practice for more than 14 years, and in that time she has become renowned as one of New Jersey’s top pediatric rheumatologists. Her acclaimed career in medicine began in 2003 when she graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University after completing  Barnard College of Columbia University in New York. Thereafter, she completed a residency at Schneider Children’s Hospital, LIJ/North Shore, before undertaking her fellowship at the duPont Hospital for Children in Delaware.

Dr. Lapidus is dual board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and in Pediatric Rheumatology, and it is in this latter field that she has become a noted expert. Conditions treated by her include juvenile idiopathic arthritis, lupus, vasculitis, juvenile dermatomyositis, recurrent fever syndromes and other autoimmune, autoinflammatory  and musculoskeletal diseases.

Dr. Lapidus is a distinguished member of many professional organizations including the American College of Rheumatology, the Arthritis Foundation, the New Jersey Rheumatology Association, and the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance. Moreover, Dr. Lapidus served as Vice Chair of the Scleroderma, Autoinflammatory, and Rare Diseases subcommittee of CARRA. She also serves as a Guest Researcher at the National Human Genome Research Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Her expertise and commitment makes Dr. Sivia K. Lapidus a very worthy winner of a 2017 Top Doctor Award.

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