Andrew Vasconcellos, M.D.
Dr. Vasconcellos was born in Caracas, Venezuela and grew up in Miami, Florida. He received his undergraduate degree from Florida International University and his medical degree with honors from Ross University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and his Rheumatology fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle. Upon completion of his medical training he returned to South Florida to be closer to family, joining the practice of Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates of Palm Beach.
Dr. Vasconcellos is board certified in Internal Medicine and board eligible in Rheumatology. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, Florida Society of Rheumatology and American College of Physicians. Additionally, he volunteers his time and expertise in helping to staff the local Arthritis Foundation’s clinic for medically indigent arthritis patients.
Dr. Vasconcellos’ clinical interest includes rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, gouty arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren’s Syndrome and vasculitis (including Giant Cell or temporal arteritis). He has performed clinical and translational research in the field of lupus and presented his work at the national ACR meetings.
Outside of work, Dr. Vasconcellos and his wife enjoy kayaking, soccer, traveling and spending time with family and friends.