Dr. Luis Alberto Arias-Urdaneta , MD

Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

(305) 531-6766

Vanguard Rheumatology Partners
2845 Aventura Blvd Ste 110
Aventura, FL 33180


Dr. Luis Arias Urdaneta is an attending rheumatologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology, he practices general rheumatology and has a special interest in rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, vasculitis and inflammatory myopathy. After earning his medical degree from Escuela de Medicina Luis Razetti in Venezuela, Dr. Arias relocated to the United States to continue his medical education. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, FL, where he spent an additional year as chief resident. Dr. Arias distinguished himself during his residency, garnering the Howard Kane Resident of the Year Award and the American College of Physicians Chief Resident of the Year Award. He went on to Harvards prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital to complete his fellowship in rheumatology before returning to Mount Sinai, where he is in full-time clinical practice and also teaches medical students and residents. Dr. Arias is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 19 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Universidad Central De Venezuela

Graduation Date: in 2001

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana South Florida HUMx HMOx
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Arias-Urdaneta's Office Information

Fax: (305) 553-1671
Website: VanguardRheumatology.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Arias-Urdaneta's Other Office Information

Vanguard Rheumatology Partners
4302 Alton Rd Ste 810
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(305) 531-6766

Fax:(305) 553-1671
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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