Pediatric Rheumatology Physicians

Pediatric Rheumatology Physicians

The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology's interdisciplinary team includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, behavioral medicine, pharmacy and dietary. The team also helps to teach the child and family about controlling these chronic diseases and achieving a high quality of life.

Rafael F Rivas-Chacon, MD

Director, Division of Rheumatology

Primary Office: Miami

Practice Name: Rafael F. Rivas-Chacon, MD, PA

Clinical Interests: Pediatric rheumatology

Arielle D Hay, MD

Chief, Section of Rheumatology, Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Weston

Clinical Interests: Hypermobility Syndrome, juvenile arthritis, juvenile dermatomyositis, juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus and transition of care for adolescents with chronic illness

Yonit Sterba Rakovchik, MD

Pediatric Rheumatologist

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Offices: Boynton Beach, Miami

Clinical Interests: Childhood-onset lupus, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, juvenile dermatomyositis and transition of care.

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