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Ozlem Pala, M.D.

General Information

Ozlem  Pala, M.D.


  • Fax: 305-210-1125


  • English
  • Turkish


  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Med-Rheumatology


  • Rheumatology-Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests

 Rheumatoid Arthritis

Inflammatory arthritis, Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disorders, Osteoporosis

Research Interests

Rheumatoid Arthritis


ACR Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Train-the- Trainer Program Award
ACR REF / Abbott Medical Student Preceptorship Award


2007 Fellowship
Albany Medical Center
2005 Residency
Mount Sinai Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
1999 Graduate
Ege University-Turkey



Ozlem Pala, M.D. is board certified in rheumatology with a special interest in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other forms of inflammatory arthritis. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami since 2009. After obtaining her medical degree from Ege University in Izmir, Turkey, Dr. Pala completed her internship/residency at Mount Sinai Englewood Program in New Jersey and Albany Medical Center in New York. She is one of the principal investigator for Corrona RA registry. It is one of the largest longitudinal registry studying chronic diseases in the world. Dr. Pala completed American College of Rheumatology’s Train-the-trainer program for musculoskeletal Ultrasonography and using USG for diagnostic purposes in her clinical practice. She is currently enrolled in graduate program at the Miller School of Medicine to earn her degree in Master of Science in Public Health.

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