Meet The Providers
All of the doctors at Oakland Arthritis Center are Board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. All are active in teaching of residents and students but spend the majority of their time in direct patient care of people with rheumatologic troubles.
Martin Pevzner M.D., F.A.C.P, F.A.C.R.
Dr. Martin Pevzner obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of Detroit and his M.D.at Wayne State University. He did his medical internship at St Joseph Mercy Hospital – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and residency at Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA and at Grace Hospital-Wayne State University. His fellowship was obtained at Henry Ford Hospital. He established Oakland Arthritis Center in 1984 and has devoted himself to patient care in subsequent years. He served as the Chief of Rheumatology at William Beaumont Hospital for 21 years. Dr. Pevzner continues as a leader in rheumatology in our community.
Joseph Skender, M.D.
Dr. Joseph Skender graduated from the University of Michigan, Dearborn with a degree in Chemistry with High Distinction and his Medical Degree was earned at Wayne State University. Dr. Skender's Internal Medicine residency was performed at William Beaumont Hospital and his Rheumatology Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. He joined the Oakland Arthritis Center in 1990. He is currently the Chief of Rheumatology at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI. Dr. Skender has appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor at Wayne State University and at Oakland University-William Beaumont School of Medicine.
Neil Levitt, M.D.
Dr. Neil Levitt is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he earned his Bachelor of Science, attended the School of Public Health, and earned his Medical Degree. His residency in Internal Medicine was completed at Henry Ford Hospital and Rheumatology Fellowship at Wayne State University. Dr. Levitt has practiced at Oakland Arthritis Center since 1992. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine
Judith Bateman, M.D.
Dr. Judith Bateman earned her undergraduate degree in biology at Amherst College and Medical Degree at the State University of New York at StonyBrook. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and Chief Residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI. and her Rheumatology Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. Dr. Bateman joined Oakland Arthritis Center in 2000.