Answers to Your Questions About Lyme Disease
Warm weather is returning and with it comes the annual threat of tick-borne Lyme disease.
Einstein Healthcare Network infectious disease specialist Robert A. Fischer, MD, who has battled the disease himself, responded to your questions about ticks and Lyme disease in a live chat on May 17, 2017. Dr. Fischer covered everything from prevention to detection to treatment.
Dr. Fischer received his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed an internal medicine residency at Los Angeles County – USC Medical Center and a fellowship in infectious disease at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He also obtained his BA in physics, magna cum laude, and an MS in applied mathematics.