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W. Blaine Lapin, MD

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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group

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BA, George Washington University, 2008
MD, Saint George’s University, 2013


Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, 2013-2016


Pediatric Rheumatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, 2016-2019

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    W. Blaine Lapin, MD is a Pediatric Rheumatologist at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Lapin’s expertise includes juvenile idiopathic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile dermatomyositis, and systemic autoinflammatory disorders.

    Selected Publications

    • Dailey J, Kozhaya L, Dogan M,…Lapin, B,…et al. Antibody Responses to SARS-CoV-2 After Infection or Vaccination in Children and Young Adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease [published online ahead of print, 2021 Sep 16]. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2021;izab207.doi:10.1093/ibd/izab207

    • Moran EJ, Lapin WB, Calame D, et al. Degos disease: A radiological-pathological correlation of the neuroradiological aspects of the disease [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 30]. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2020;47:151545. doi:10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2020.151545

    • Rubinstein TB, Ogbu EA, Rodriguez M,…Lapin WB,… et al. Prioritized Agenda for Mental Health Research in Pediatric Rheumatology from the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance Mental Health Workgroup [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jan 15]. J Rheumatol. 2020;jrheum.190361. doi:10.3899/jrheum.190361

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