Dr. Mayra Acosta MD
Rheumatologist | Rheumatology3661 S Miami Ave Suite 801 Miami FL, 33133
Dr. Mayra Acosta is a rheumatologist practicing in Miami, FL. Dr. Acosta specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systematic autoimmune conditions that can affect the bones, muscles or bones. Eventually, if not treated, these illnesses can also impact the skin, eyes, nervous system and internal organs. Dr. Acosta treats diseases similar to orthopedists but does not perform surgery. Often times, research is conducted to find potential alternatives for the patients illness.
Education and Training
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine 2007
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Trigger Finger
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
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