Luis A. Arias Urdaneta, M.D.

 
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Luis A. Arias Urdaneta, M.D.
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Dr. Luis Arias Urdaneta earned his undergraduate medical degree at Escuela de Medicina Luis Razetti in Caracas, Venezuela. He subsequently came to the United States, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he spent an additional year as Chief Resident. He 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 Harvard’s prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital to complete his fellowship in rheumatology, and is now in full-time clinical practice at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he also teaches medical students and residents. Dr. Arias Urdaneta enjoys the practice of general rheumatology, but has special interest in rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, vasculitis and inflammatory myopathy.

Special interests

General rheumatology
Rheumatoid arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis
Ankylosing spondylitis
Vasculitis
Inflammatory myopathy

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, 2009
Rheumatology, 2012

State Licensure

Florida

Other Languages

Spanish

Medical School

Escuela de Medicina Luis Razetti
Caracas, Venezuela

Internship and Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Miami Beach, Florida

Fellowship

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Journal Articles

Unizony S, Arias-Urdaneta L, Miloslavsky E, Arvikar S, Khosroshahi A, Keroack B, Stone JR, Stone JH.
Tocilizumab for the treatment of large-vessel vasculitis (giant cell arteritis, takayasu arteritis) and polymyalgia rheumatica. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Nov;64(11):1720-9. doi: 10.1002/acr.21750.

Mejia-Otero C, Singh S, Arias Urdaneta L, Sesin C, Chakrabarti A, Miller NM, Tuda C. A rare case of Prototheca algemia in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and recent belimumab infusion.
Case Reports in Immunology, Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 754901.

Abstracts

Unizony S, Arias-Urdaneta L, Miloslavsky E, Arvikar SH, Khosroshahi A, Stone JH. Tocilizumab for the treatment of large vessel vasculitis (Giant cell arteritis, Takayasu arteritis) and polymyalgia rheumatica: a case series. American College of Rheum Annual Scientific Meeting. 2011; Poster #1507.

Arias L, Molina E, Vaid U. Thalidomide Lung Injury. Florida Chapter ACP Scientific Meeting, Sep 2007,
Tampa, FL.

Arias L, Perez M, Garcia H. Neuroleptic malignant yndrome variant following cocaine overdose: case report. Presented at The American College of Physicians Florida Chapter, 2008.

Perez M, Arias L, De La Cuesta C, Weinberg D. Asymptomatic Giant Left Atrium: case report. Presented
at The American College of Physicians Florida Chapter, 2008.

Heller D, Arias L, Ciment A. Polydipsia and polyuria in sarcoidosis. Case report. Presented at the Florida
ACP Associates Meeting. Weston, FL. March 13-15, 2009.


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