Primary Office

Address:
Nicklaus Children's Rheumatology
3100 SW 62 Avenue #304
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 786-624-2949

Additional Office

Address:
Nicklaus Children's Boynton Beach Care Ctr-Rheumatology
10383 Hagen Ranch Road #200
Boynton Beach, FL 33437
Phone Number: 786-624-2949

Additional Office

Address:
Nicklaus Children's Midtown Outpatient Ctr-Rheumatology
3915 Biscayne Blvd. #314
Miami, FL 33137
Phone Number: 786-624-2949

Education

Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Medical School - Universidad Central De Venezuela
Fellowship - Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Rheumatology) - Certified
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified


Pediatric Rheumatologist

 

Dr. Sterba is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She is a pediatric rheumatologist within the Division of Rheumatology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Sterba earned her medical degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina José María Vargas in Caracas. She then completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, followed by a fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx, New York. Her clinical interests include childhood-onset lupus, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, juvenile dermatomyositis and transition of care.

 

Dr. Sterba is board certified in both general pediatrics and pediatric rheumatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Rheumatology and Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA). Dr. Sterba’s work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and she has presented at conferences both nationally and globally. She is involved in ongoing research related to the evaluation of ovarian reserve and function in adolescent females with systemic lupus erythematosus, as well as an observational study of pediatric rheumatic disease through the CARRA Registry.

 

Dr. Sterba sees patients at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus, Nicklaus Children's Boynton Beach Care Center, Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center and Nicklaus Children’s Nirvair Chowdhury Midtown Center. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.

 

The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric program in South Florida providing comprehensive, multidisciplinary diagnosis, treatment and support for families of children affected by rheumatologic conditions. Our team of board-certified pediatric rheumatologists collaborates with physical and occupational therapists, social workers, dieticians and behavioral specialists to support the child and family in managing rheumatologic-related chronic conditions to achieve the highest possible quality of life.
 

Reumatología Pediátrica
 

La Dra. Sterba es empleada por Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, una práctica en grupo, multidisciplinaria, liderada por médicos que forman parte de Nicklaus Children’s Health System. La Dra. Sterba es Reumatóloga pediatra de la División de Reumatología de Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. La Dra. Sterba recibió su título médico de la Universidad Central de Venezuela, Escuela de Medicina José María Vargas en Caracas. Al culminar sus estudios médicos completó su residencia pediátrica en la Universidad de Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, seguido de un entrenamiento de subespecialidad en reumatología pediátrica en la Escuela de Medicina Albert Einstein/Children’s Hospital at Montefiore en Bronx, Nueva York. Sus intereses clínicos incluyen lupus pediátrico, artritis idiopática juvenil, dermatomiositis juvenil y transición de cuidados entre proveedores pediátricos y proveedores de adultos.

 

La Dra. Sterba está certificada por la junta en pediatría general y reumatología pediátrica. Es miembro de American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Rheumatology and Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA). El trabajo de la Dra. Sterba ha sido publicado en revistas revisadas por colegas y ha presentado en conferencias nacionales e internacionales. Está involucrada en investigación relacionada con evaluación de la reserva y función ovárica en adolescentes femeninas con lupus eritematoso sistémico. Igualmente está involucrada en el estudio observacional de pacientes con enfermedades reumatológicas pediátricas a traves del registro de CARRA.

 

La Dra. Sterba atiende pacientes en la sede principal de Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Nicklaus Children’s Boynton Beach Care Center, Nicklaus Children’s Dan Marino Outpatient Center y Nicklaus Children’s Nirvair Chowdhury Midtown Center. La Dra Sterba es bilingüe en inglés y español.

 

La División de Reumatología Pediátrica de Nicklaus Children’s Hospital es el programa más grande en el Sur de la Florida, brindando diagnóstico, tratamiento y apoyo comprensivo y multidisciplinario a familias de niños afectados por enfermedades reumatológicas. Nuestro equipo de Reumatólogos pediatras certificados colabora con terapistas físicos y ocupacionales, trabajadores sociales, dietistas y especialistas de comportamiento para apoyar al niño y su familia en el manejo de condiciones crónicas relacionadas a reumatología y a alcanzar la calidad de vida más alta posible.

 



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