Dr. Vipul Joshi, MD

Dr. Vipul Joshi, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
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Dr. Vipul Joshi, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Brandon, FL. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Read his story

1355 Providence Rd

Brandon, FL 33511

Contact Information

(813) 651-4441

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare

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more than 99% of peers
Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Joshi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Joshi "Dr. Joshi graduated from BJ Medical College and Research Center in Ahmedabad, India in 1990. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey in 1997 where he received the Best Intern Award and was named Chief Resident. He became board certified in Internal Medicine in 1997. He practiced internal medicine for four years before he decided to further his education in Rheumatology. He began his Rheumatology Fellowship in 2001 at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana and graduated in 2003. Dr. Joshi has been practicing Rheumatology in Brandon since 2003. He founded Bay Area Arthritis and Osteoporosis to better serve the Rheumatology needs of the Tampa Bay Area. Dr Joshi is Board Certified in Rheumatology. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), the Florida Society of Rheumatology (FSR), and International Society for Clinical Bone Densitometry (ISCD). He is also a member of the American Institute of Ultrasound (AIUM) in Medicine and received training in musculoskeletal ultrasound at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY.Dr. Joshi is Primary Investigator for multiple national clinical research trials at BAAO. In his spare time, Dr. Joshi enjoys photography, reading, and traveling. He resides in Tampa with his wife and two children."


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  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Temporal Arteritis


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  • Bone Density Scan
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lab Service
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • X-Ray

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • B J Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Jersey Shore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • LSU Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Joshi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Joshi's Reviews

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Likelihood to Recommend (61)

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Dr. Joshi's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

in Tampa, FL |
Dr Joshi and His Staff are the finest most thorough Health Care Providers that I have ever dealt with. I was feeling extremely ill for years, from Doc to Doc, no answers. Then I finally picked the right Doctor. I have been diagnosed and treated for a number of years now. Every day is not perfect,...more
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in Ruskin, FL |
Dr Joshi diagnosed my PMR correctly which allowed me to continue my normal activities. I am very grateful. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I have given them as a reference
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in Plant City, FL |
Dr. Joshi and his staff does an excellent job with their services. They get an A+ for accommodating you with a missed or late appointments.
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in Brandon, FL |
I started out so sick. I cried every time I came in the office because I felt so bad. Dr joshi is very empathetic and always said the right words. always made me feel like I was the only pt and was never in a hurry. He's a wonderful doctor and will never go to another rheumatologist office...more
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in Brandon, FL |
I have been going to Dr. Joshi for 4.5 years. They are the best. All the staff are very friendly and answers your questions and If they don't know the answer they will get for you during your visit. I have Lupus and my Lupus is under control due to the fact that Dr. Joshi & his staff know what...more
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Dr. Joshi accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare

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