Michael Lyon

Immunology and Rheumatology Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-6961
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Professional Education

Residency: Creighton University-School of Medicine (1982) NE

Internship: Creighton University-School of Medicine (1980) NE

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1989) CA

MPH, The University of California at Berkeley, Epidemiology (1987)

Board Certification: Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine (1986)

Fellowship: University Of Missouri (1986) MO

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1982)

Medical Education: Creighton University-School of Medicine (1979) NE

Honors & Awards

Rheumatology Division Teaching Award, Stanford University Dept of Medicine (2008)

Administrative Appointments

Chief, Rheumatology/Allergy Section, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 2006

Evaluation and management of polymyositis.
Hunter, K., & Lyon, M. G. (2012). Evaluation and management of polymyositis. Indian journal of dermatology, 57(5), 371-374.

Chapter 9: An overview: Use of traditional anti-arthritic drugs and update on drug development
Schmajuk G, & Lyon MG. (2011). Chapter 9: An overview: Use of traditional anti-arthritic drugs and update on drug development. Arthritis: Pathophysiology, Prevention, and Therapeutics. Ed: Bagchi, Moriyama, and Raychaudhuri. CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL..

PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS IN PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME - RELATIONSHIP TO PAIN, LIFE STRESS, AND SLEEP DISTURBANCE
Uveges, J. M., Parker, J. C., Smarr, K. L., McGowan, J. F., LYON, M. G., & Kay, D. R. (1990). PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS IN PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME - RELATIONSHIP TO PAIN, LIFE STRESS, AND SLEEP DISTURBANCE. ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM, 33(8), 1279-1283.

PREDISPOSING FACTORS IN POLYMYOSITIS-DERMATOMYOSITIS - RESULTS OF A NATIONWIDE SURVEY
LYON, M. G., Bloch, D. A., HOLLAK, B., & Fries, J. F. (1989). PREDISPOSING FACTORS IN POLYMYOSITIS-DERMATOMYOSITIS - RESULTS OF A NATIONWIDE SURVEY. JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, 16(9), 1218-1224.

Acute alcoholic myopathy and ruptured popliteal cysts. The pseudothrombophlebitis syndrome revisited.
LYON, M. G., GAUNT, W. D., ANSBACHER, L. E., Cope, R., & MOON, A. H. (1986). Acute alcoholic myopathy and ruptured popliteal cysts. The pseudothrombophlebitis syndrome revisited. Missouri medicine, 83(12), 797-800.

TUBULORETICULAR INCLUSIONS IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS PNEUMONITIS - REPORT OF A CASE AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
LYON, M. G., Bewtra, C., KENIK, J. G., & Hurley, J. A. (1984). TUBULORETICULAR INCLUSIONS IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS PNEUMONITIS - REPORT OF A CASE AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE. ARCHIVES OF PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE, 108(7), 599-600.