Dr. Yonit SterbaRakovchik, MD

Dr. Yonit SterbaRakovchik, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology  ·  
Dr. Yonit SterbaRakovchik, MD is a pediatric rheumatology specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 3 years. She graduated from Universidad Central De Venezuela in 2006 and specializes in pediatric rheumatology.Read her story

3100 SW 62nd Ave

Miami, FL 33155

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(305) 624-2949

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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This content was provided by Dr. SterbaRakovchik "Dr. Sterba is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Miami 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 Aventura Care Center, Nicklaus Children's Boynton Beach Care Center and Nicklaus Children's Miramar Outpatient 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."
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

7  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Universidad Central De Venezuela
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Jackson Hosp-U Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Jackson Medical Center/Univ Of Miami
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Montefiore / Albert Einstein Coll Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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