Dr. Alan Lichtbroun
Internal Medicine and Rheumatology – East Brunswick, NJ
Areas of Specialization
- 1Internal Medicine
- 4Psoriatic Arthritis
- 5Rheumatic Diseases
- 6Rheumatoid Arthritis
- 7Sjogren’s Syndrome
About Dr. Lichtbroun
Alan Lichtbroun, M.D., F.A.C.P. is a practicing rheumatologist in Central New Jersey. He is on the faculty of the Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson-UMDNJ Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey and is currently a Clinical Associate Professor. Since 2000 Dr. Lichtbroun has been voted by his colleagues as one of the best rheumatologists in New Jersey, listed in both the Castle Connolly Top Doctors Guide and the ‘Inside New Jersey’ magazine top doctor listing. He is affiliated with St. Peter’s University Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Hackensack-Meridian University Hospital – Raritan Bay Division.
Dr. Lichtbroun is a widely respected medical investigator and researcher, as well as a noted speaker on a broad range of topics. In 1990 he co-authored the American College of Rheumatology 1990 Criteria for the Classification of Fibromyalgia, published in Arthritis and Rheumatism in February, 1990. More recently he presented his finding on novel autoantibodies for Sjogrens in Fibromyalgia patients at the EULAR meeting in London, June 2016, and at the 30th Annual International Congress on Autoimmunity, April, 2016 in Leipzig, Germany. Over his extensive career he has studied in China and became certified in acupuncture and Eastern Medicine. He participated in clinical trials for biologics Humira and Enbrel from 2000-2006.
The goal of Dr. Lichtbroun’s treatment is to combine the latest in medical treatments with complementary and alternative options. Patients maintain relationships with the office, even when they relocate, often traveling across the country to return for their visits.
Alan S. Lichtbroun, M.D. attended medical school at the State University of New York – Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. He did his internship and residency at what is now Northwell Health, (formerly Long Island Jewish-Northshore Medical Center). His rheumatology fellowship was done at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York. Dr. Lichtbroun is a current member and past-president (1993-96) of the New Jersey Rheumatology Association, a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey, the Middlesex County Medical Society, and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Awards and Affiliations