Juvenile Arthritis Center - Gainesville, FL

Gainesville Pediatric Rheumatologist Doctors for Juvenile Arthritis

Type of Physician: Pediatric Rheumatologist

What is a Pediatric Rheumatologist? A subspecialty certification by the Board of Pediatrics; practitioners treat the infant, child, or adolescent with rheumatic disease (causing painful disability in the muscles, tendons, bones, joints or nerves). He or she also participates in the prevention, understanding, and treatment of the various rheumatic disorders and also promotes understanding of the basic mechanisms of the disease in the interrelated areas of immunology, genetics, inflammation, and infectious diseases.

Specialty: Pediatric Rheumatology

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Pediatric Rheumatologist Doctors in Gainesville *

  • 2

    Melissa E. Elder
    University Florida Shands Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Institute
    2000 SW Archer Rd FL 2
    Gainesville, FL 32608
    (352) 265-8250

    • 29 years experience
    • 1 office location(s)
  • 3

    Renee F. Modica
    University Florida Shands Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Institute
    2000 SW Archer Rd FL 2
    Gainesville, FL 32608
    (352) 265-8250

    • 17 years experience
    • 1 office location(s)

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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)

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Emergency Contact for Gainesville

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Nearby Gainesville Hospitals

  • 1
    Malcom Randall VA Medical Ctr
    1601 SW Archer Rd
    Gainesville, Florida 32608
    (352) 376-161
  • 2
    Shands Hospital-University FL
    1600 SW Archer Rd
    Gainesville, Florida 32610
    (352) 265-011
  • 3
    1621 NE Waldo Rd
    Gainesville, Florida 32609
    (352) 955-500
  • 4
    North Florida Evaluation/Trtmnt
    1200 NE 55th Blvd
    Gainesville, Florida 32641
    (352) 375-848
  • 5
    Shands Rehabilitation Hospital
    4101 NW 89th Blvd
    Gainesville, Florida 32606
    (352) 265-549
  • 6
    Shands Vista
    4101 NW 89th Blvd
    Gainesville, Florida 32606
    (352) 265-549
  • 7
    N Florida Reg Med Ctr
    6500 W Newberry Rd
    Gainesville, Florida 32605
    (352) 333-400
  • 8
    Tri County Hospital Williston
    125 SW 7th St
    Gainesville, Florida 32696
    (352) 528-280
  • 9
    Reception & Medical Center
    7765 S County Road 231
    Gainesville, Florida 32054
    (386) 496-600
  • 10
    Shands Starke Medical Center
    922 E Call St
    Gainesville, Florida 32091
    (904) 368-230
  • 11
    Lake Butler Hospital
    850 E Main St Lbby
    Gainesville, Florida 32054
    (386) 496-232
  • 12
    Ocala Regional Medical Center
    1431 SW 1st Ave
    Gainesville, Florida 34471
    (352) 401-100
  • 13
    Munroe Regional Medical Center
    1500 SW 1st Ave
    Gainesville, Florida 34471
    (352) 351-720

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