We found 36 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Coral Gables, FL.

Dr. Antonio Emilio Blanco, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
7775 Sw 87 Avenue; Suite 100
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Antonio Blanco sees patients in Homestead, FL and Miami, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Blanco is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Blanco include diabetes, emphysema, and migraine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Baptist Hospital, and Homestead Hospital. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Blanco's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Blanco takes.

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All Interests: Incontinence, Migraine, Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma, Thyroid Problems, Acne, Emphysema, Smoking ... (Read more)

Dr. Alejandro Loynaz, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2601 Douglas Road; Suite 505
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Loynaz is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Loynaz's clinical interests include bell's palsy, migraine, and thyroid problems. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at Chicago Medical School, Dr. Loynaz attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Central University of the East School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Loynaz speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Incontinence, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Back Problems, Migraine, Diabetes, Obesity, ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Andres Martinez-Noda, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
7000 Sw 97 Avenue; Suite 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Peter Martinez-Noda's specialties are family medicine, adolescent medicine, and general pediatrics. His average rating from his patients is 1.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Martinez-Noda include erectile dysfunction (impotence), depression, and acne. Dr. Martinez-Noda honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Martinez-Noda's education and training includes medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Miami Children's Hospital. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Erectile Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, Hormone Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Woodward Hoover III, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
5975 Sunset Drive; Suite 402
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. John Hoover's areas of specialization are family medicine, urgent care, and emergency medicine. Dr. Hoover is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include depression, acne, and laser treatment. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. Before performing his residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Dr. Hoover attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hoover accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Injectable Fillers, Juvederm, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, Food Allergy, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Alfonso Jose Monge, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
9045 Sw 87 Court
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alfonso Monge specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Miami, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Monge's clinical interests include diabetes, depression, and arthritis. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He trained at Georgetown University Hospital for his residency. Dr. Monge is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Diabetes, Arthritis, Alzheimer's Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Carlos Miguel Marill, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Other
5975 Sunset Drive; Penthouse 802
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Marill is a physician who specializes in family medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His clinical interests include migraine, thyroid problems, and depression. Dr. Marill's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. He is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Marill takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Immunization, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Antonio Alexis Pena, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8600 Sw 92nd Street; Suite 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Antonio Pena sees patients in Miami, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. He speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Pena include knee problems, migraine, and thyroid problems. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. He attended Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Pena is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Sickle Cell Disease, Fibromyalgia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Fox, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
606 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Fox's medical specialty is family medicine. His clinical interests include holistic medicine, thyroid problems, and depression. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Fox is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Westchester General Hospital. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Fox is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Eating Disorders, Erectile Dysfunction, Food Allergy, Skin Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tzewan Wong, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
10420 Sw 77 Avenue; Suite 100
Pinecrest, FL
 

Dr. Tzewan Wong specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Pinecrest, FL and Homestead, FL. Patient reviews placed Dr. Wong at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include knee problems, migraine, and thyroid problems. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Hospital. Dr. Wong is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine.

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All Interests: Depression, Incontinence, Eating Disorders, Erectile Dysfunction, Shoulder Problems, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Manuel Maria Garcia-Frangie, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Family Medicine
1321 Nw 14th Street; Suite:400
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Manuel Garcia-Frangie's specialties are undersea and hyperbaric medicine and family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Garcia-Frangie include migraine, thyroid problems, and depression. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Doctors Hospital. Dr. Garcia-Frangie accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Ibero-American University (UNIBE) and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Hypertension, Back Problems, Migraine, Neck Problems, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 801 (mercy Professional Bldg)
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Mayra Acosta's specialty is adult rheumatology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Acosta include bursitis, joint injections, and lupus. The average patient rating for Dr. Acosta is 3.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Acosta graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, gout

All Interests: Bursitis, Gout, Arthritis, Lupus, Joint Injections

Dr. Sandino Arturo Gonzalez, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6150 Sunset Drive; Suite 200
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Sandino Gonzalez's area of specialization is general internal medicine. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: bulimia, knee problems, and migraine. Dr. Gonzalez's professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at New York Hospital Queens, Dr. Gonzalez attended National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena for medical school. He speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Diego Carlos Saavedra, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
9045 Sw 87 Court
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Diego Saavedra sees patients in Miami, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Saavedra include osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and lupus. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Saavedra studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Saavedra's professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Elbow Problems, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Lupus, Osteoporosis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Dr. Pamela Merino, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6705 Red Road; Suite 512
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Pamela Merino is a general internist. Her areas of expertise include the following: erectile dysfunction (impotence), depression, and acne. Dr. Merino is rated highly by her patients. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Merino graduated from National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena. Her training includes a residency program at Danbury Hospital. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Merino is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Hypertension, Back Problems, Spider Veins, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Keila Hoover, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
7371 Sw 24 Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Keila Hoover is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in family medicine and urgent care. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among her clinical interests: bulimia, holistic medicine, and migraine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoover honors. Her education and training includes medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. In addition to English, Dr. Hoover speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4580 Sw 8 Street
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez's specialty is general internal medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Gonzalez's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, migraine, and depression. She is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Gonzalez is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at West Suburban Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis with various causes, but they all lead to pain and inflammation of joints such as the hip, knee, or wrist. Arthritis affects people of all ages, races, and genders, but it is more common in women and older people. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Symptoms of arthritis include swelling, pain, and stiffness. They can occur in a single joint or throughout the body. It is common for symptoms to come and go, known as flares. In some kinds of arthritis, flares may be caused by specific triggers, such as exercise, stress, or an allergic reaction.

By far the two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis happens when wear and tear on joints breaks down the cartilage between two moving bones. In a healthy person, cartilage cushions and lubricates the bones so they can glide over each other as they move. When the cartilage becomes thin or tears, the ends of bones rub and cause pain. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s own immune system becomes confused and attacks joint cartilage, weakening it and causing inflammation.

Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, but it may include:
  • Avoiding arthritis triggers
  • Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
  • Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
  • Physical therapy and gentle exercises
  • Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints

In many types of arthritis, early treatment can prevent more serious damage to your joints, keeping your symptoms in check. Whatever stage you are in, help exists to let you stay active and manage pain. There are many options to get you moving again.
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