Dr. Renee F. Modica MD Pediatric Rheumatologist

Dr. Renee Modica is a pediatric rheumatologist in Gainesville, Florida and is affiliated with Shands at the University of Florida. She received her medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for 12 years. She is one of 2 doctors at Shands at the University of Florida who specialize in Pediatric Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Rheumatologist: General Pediatric Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Orlando Health
Residency, Pediatrics, 1998 - 2001

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Pediatric Rheumatology, 2002 - 2005

State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Rheumatology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

B-Cell Depletion and Immunomodulation before Initiation of Enzyme Replacement Therapy Blocks the Immune Response to Acid Alpha-Glucosidase in Infantile-Onset Pompe Disease.
Elder, M. E.,Nayak, S.,Collins, S. W.,Lawson, L. A.,Kelley, J. S.,Herzog, R. W.,Modica, R. F.,Lew, J.,Lawrence, R. M.,Byrne, B. J.

Trimming the fat: identification of risk factors associated with obesity in a pediatric emergency department.
Thundiyil, J.G., Christiano-Smith, D., Greenberger, S., Cramm, K., Latimer-Pierson, J., Modica, R.F.

Do United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) scores predict in-training test performance for emergency medicine residents?
Thundiyil, J.G., Modica, R.F., Silvestri, S., Papa, L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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