Meet our Speakers
Carlos M. Alonso, M.D.
Rheumatology and Internal Medicine
Dr. Carlos M. Alonso earned his medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and received the Distinguished Student Award.
He completed his internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Alonso has been involved in multiple research studies and is co-author on several publications.
He started his private practice at the Mercy Professional Building in 2002.
Dr. Alonso was the first rheumatologist in South Florida to use musculoskeletal ultrasound as an aid in the diagnosis and treatment of many rheumatic disorders. He was amongst the first group of physicians to achieve the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology – RhMSUS from the American College of Rheumatology.
Dr. Alonso is board certified in rheumatology and internal medicine.
Carlos A. Sesin M.D.
Chief of the Division of Rheumatology
Dr. Sesin is Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine. He received his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, completed internal medicine training at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and fellowship training in rheumatology at NYU’s Hospital for Joint Diseases.
He is founding partner of Vanguard Rheumatology Partners that sees more than 15,000 patient visits per year, director of Mount Sinai’s Arthritis Clinic, and in charge of rheumatology training at Mount Sinai’s Internal Medicine Training Program. His clinical interests include osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and other forms of inflammatory arthritis.
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