Roger W. Lidman, MD, FACP

Associate Professor, Division Chief, Rheumatology

Internal Medicine

Andrews Hall

Dr. Roger Lidman was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He attended Duke University in Durham, North Carolina where he received his Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1971. He then went on to attend Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1975.

Dr. Lidman completed his residency in Internal Medicine in 1978 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He wanted to pursue his clinical interest in rheumatology, so he completed his Fellowship in Rheumatology in 1980 at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

He is board certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine (1978) and with the ABIM Subspecialty Board in Rheumatology (1980).

Dr. Roger Lidman has been the Chief of the Division of Rheumatology with Eastern Virginia Medical School since 1981. He is also a physician and partner at the Center for Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases, P.C.  and President of the Center for Arthritis & Rheumatic Diseases, P.C.

Medical Education

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Doctor of Medicine

Duke University, Durham NC
Bachelor of Arts -Zoology (Summa Cum Laude)


Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN - Internal Medicine Residency and Internship


Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Fellowship in Rheumatology

Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN
Fellowship in Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Certified Clinical Densitometry

Subspecialty Board in Rheumatology

American Board of Internal Medicine

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