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Risa Ann Alperin, MD


Rheumatology - Pediatric



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About Me

Dr Alperin is an experiened Pediatric Rheumatologist who can provide your child with the most current and comprehensive care available for the treatment of arthritis and other rheumatic diseases that may affect joints, muscles, bones, skin, and other tissues.

Areas of Expertise

  • Rheumatology
  • Rheumatology - Pediatric

Conditions Treated

  • Acute rheumatic fever
  • Autoimmune encephalitis
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Hypermobility syndrome
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis
  • Juvenile lupus (SLE)
  • Lyme disease
  • Raynaud’s phenomenon
  • Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis


  • laboratory and radiologic testing
  • complete diagnostic capabilities and treatment
  • follow-up care
  • education for the child and family


Medical Degree

Wayne State University


New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weil Cornell Medical Center


New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weil Cornell Medical Center


Hospital for Special Surgery


Pediatric Rheumatology


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  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BCBS
  • Empire BCBS/HealthPlus
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana Tricare
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Freedom/Liberty
  • RR Medicare
  • UHC Community
  • UHC Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare