Dr. Norman B. Gaylis and his practice have been serving the surrounding community since 1982 and have built a reputation both nationally and internationally.

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Our physicians are board certified and are specialists in treating musculoskeletal disorders.

Norman B. Gaylis, M.D., F.A.C.P., M.A.C.R
Norman B. Gaylis, M.D., F.A.C.P., M.A.C.Rrheumatologist
Dr. Norman B. Gaylis is recognized as one of the country’s leaders in the field of arthritis and related diseases, and is a practicing rheumatologist based in Miami, Florida. Dr. Gaylis has presented numerous scientific papers at medical meetings around the world, and he is the author of a number of research articles on rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.
Ronald Yglesias, M.D.
Ronald Yglesias, M.D.rheumatologist
Ronald Yglesias, M.D. is a board-certified internal medicine physician and board eligible in Rheumatology specializing in Rheumatology who joined Arthritis & Rheumatic Disease Specialties in August 2017. He completed his internal medicine residency at AtlantiCare-Geisenger in New Jersey where he was Chief Resident. should state where he completed his Rheumatology training as well
Julie Keegan Strosser, PA-C, MMS
Julie Keegan Strosser, PA-C, MMSPhysician Assistant
Julie Keegan Strosser PA-C is a board certified physician assistant with a special interest in Rheumatology. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Arcadia University, graduating magna cum laude with Departmental Honors, having been on the Dean’s Distinguished or Dean’s Honor List all semesters.
Edward J. Frankoski, D.O.
Edward J. Frankoski, D.O.Interventional Pain Physicians
Dr. Edward Frankoski earned his medical degree at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and his residency training was completed at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he received extensive training in Pain Management.
Bryce E. Epstein, M.D.
Bryce E. Epstein, M.D.Specializing In Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Dr. Epstein is a board-certified physician specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He completed his training at Nassau County Medical Center, N.Y. in 1990 and has been in practice for 30 years in Miami. He was the Medical Director of the Department of Rehabilitation at Parkway Regional and Aventura Hospitals as well as the Easter Seals Society of Dade County.
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  • World-renowned practice as the center of excellence.

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AARDS has built a philosophy of providing the best service in a friendly, caring environment for our patients who visit us from around the world. In addition to providing daily patient care, our physicians perform clinical research, lecture, and are considered leaders in the field of Rheumatology.

  • World-renowned

  • Friendly, caring environment


To provide superior quality healthcare, and to improve the health and well-being of our patients.

To be an innovative, exceptional leader in Rheumatology and pain management.

We are committed to caring for our patients with empathy, safety, compassion, and respect.

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