Notable Doctors

Keith Goldstein, MD – New Jersey Physician Awarded V-RED Recognition for Early Diagnosis of Takayasu’s Arteritis

Maureen Howard knew something was physically off-kilter when she began experiencing extreme fatigue, weight loss, difficulty breathing, rashes, and other symptoms. After visiting numerous specialists, Maureen went to Dr. Keith Goldstein at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, New Jersey. What Dr. Goldstein discovered when examining Maureen was alarming. “He found…...

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Nashville Pediatrician Earns Vasculitis Foundation V-RED Award for Making Critical, Early Diagnosis

The 2018 V-RED Awardee is Linda Brady, MD, a pediatrician with Old Harding Pediatric Associates, Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Brady was nominated by Lisa Crabb, the mother of Chip, who was diagnosed with Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA/ formerly Wegener’s) in September 2017....

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2018 V-RED Nominated Physicians Receive Certificates of Appreciation

In addition to the winner and Honorable Mentions, 38 other medical professionals were nominated by patients, and were each given a special Certificate of Appreciation....

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Rennie Rhee, MD, MS – VF Fellowship Is Critical to Young Physician Advancing Career

In medical school, the very complex diseases in rheumatology fascinated Rennie Rhee, MD, MS. In particular, vasculitis was a mystery she was interested in solving. Following her residency, she received a two-year fellowship from the Vasculitis Foundation. “Treating vasculitis is very much like solving a puzzle since you get a…...

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Dr. Bjorn Lúðvíksson – Treating Patients with Vasculitis in Iceland

Dr. Björn R Lúðvíksson returned to his native Iceland in 2000 after developing an interest in treating and researching autoimmune diseases while working at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Photo: Ed Becker Imagine you are a rheumatologist who is given the opportunity to work in an office that is…...

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