Michael D. Lockshin, M.D.Michael Lockshin, M.D. is one of the world's leading experts in the long-term care of chronically ill patients. He is the Director of the Barbara Volcker Center for Women and Rheumatic Disease at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and a professor of medicine and obstetrics/gynecology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
He serves as Editor-in-Chief of "Arthritis & Rheumatism," the official publication of the American College of Rheumatology, and his books for the general reader include Guarded Prognosis: A Doctor and His Patients Talk About ChronicDisease and How to Cope With It, and (as co-author) The Hospital for SpecialSurgery Rheumatoid Arthritis Handbook. He and his wife Jane live in New York.