Alexa B. Adams, M.D.

Alexa Adams

Dr. Alexa B. Adams specializes in the treatment of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile dermatomyositis, childhood systemic lupus and vaculitides of childhood. Throughout her career, Dr. Adams has won numerous awards, including the Distinguished house Staff Award, and has been an active member of several associations for medical professionals. She is currently an Assistant Attending Pediatric Rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery.


For Patients

  • Spondyloarthropathy: “Arthritis of the Back”

For Professionals

  • Test of a Systematic Two Drug Regimen Shows Prolonged Improvement in Lupus and Reduction of Steroid Dosage
  • Raynaud’s Phenomenon: A Primer for Physicians

Selected Publications

  • Adams A, Onel KB, Lehman TJA. Inflammatory Myopathy and Celiac Disease. Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal.  2005; 3(1).
  • Adams A, Kazim M, Lehman TJA. Treatment of Orbital Myositis with Adalimumab (Humira). The Journal of Rheumatology.  2005; 32(7): 1374-5.
  • Adams A, Lehman TJA. Update on the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Systemic Onset Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Current Opinion in Rheumatology.  2005; 17(5): 612-16.
  • Adams A, MacDermott EJ, Lehman TJA. Pharmacology of Lupus Nephritis in Children: A Recommended Treatment Approach. Drugs.  2006; 66(9): 1191-207.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.