Joanne Valeriano-Marcet

Joanne Valeriano-Marcet, MD

Professor, College of Medicine Internal Medicine

Contact Info 13220 Laurel Drive
Tampa FL 33612

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Academic Phone:(813) 974-2681

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  • MD, Cornell University, 1985


  • National Wilderness Medical Society (Member, 2005 - Present)
  • Florida Society of Rheumatology (Member, 1998 - Present)
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (Member, 1997 - Present)
  • Institute on Aging at the University of South Florida (Member, 1996 - Present)
  • International Society for Clinical Densitometry (Member, 1996 - Present)
  • American College of Rheumatology (Fellow, 1991 - Present)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (Member, 1983 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Criscione-Schreiber LG, Brown CR, O'Rourke KS, Fuchs HA, Putterman C, Tan IJ, Valeriano-Marcet J, Hsieh E, Zirkle S, Bolster MB. New Roadmap for the Journey From Internist to Rheumatologist. Arthritis care & research. 69(6) : 769-775, 2017.
  • Brown CR Jr Criscione-Schreiber L O'Rourke KS Fuchs HA Putterman C Tan IJ Valeriano-Marcet J Hsieh E Zirkle S Bolster MB. What Is a Rheumatologist and How Do We Make One? Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken).. 68(8) : 1166-72, 2016.
  • Lohr KM, Clauser A, Hess BJ, Gelber AC, Valeriano-Marcet J, Lipner RS, Haist SA, Hawley JL, Zirkle S, Bolster MB. Relationship between performance on the Rheumatology in-training and certification examinations. Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.). : DOI: 10.1002/art.39281, 2015.
  • Carter JD, Patelli M, Anderson SR, Prakash N, Aydelott R, Rodriquez EJ, Bateman H, Sterrett AG, Valeriano J, Ricca LR. An MRI assessment of chronic synovial-based inflammation in gout and its correlation with serum urate levels Clin Rheumatol. :, 2014.
  • Carter JD, Patelli M, Anderson S, Prakash N, Aydelott R, Rodriguez E, Bateman H, Sterrett A, Valeriano-Marcet J, and Ricca L. An Assessment Of The Response Of Chronic, Occult, Synovial-Based Inflammation Of Gout To Serum Urate Lowering Therapy (meeting abstract) Arthritis and Rheumatism. 10(65) : S503, 2013.
  • O'Dell JR, Mikuls TR, Taylor TH, Ahluwalia V, Brophy M, Warren SR, Lew RA, Cannella AC, Kunkel G, Phibbs CS, Anis AH, Leatherman S, Keystone E. Therapies for active rheumatoid arthritis after methotrexate failure. The New England journal of medicine. 369(4) : 307-18, 2013.
  • Sterrett A, Garcia C, Muchnik AA, Sheyner I, Valeriano-Marcet J, Bateman H. Quality Assessment of Osteoporosis: Screening and management of Veterans living in a Long Term Care Unit (meeting abstract) Journal of Clinical Densitometry. 16(3) : 268–269, 2013.
  • Alias A, Rodriguez EJ, Bateman HE, Sterrett AG, Valeriano-Marcet J. Rheumatology and oncology: an updated review of rheumatic manifestations of malignancy and anti-neoplastictherapy. Bulletin of the NYU hospital for joint diseases. 70(2) : 109-14, 2012.
  • Agha A, Bateman H, Sterrett A, Valeriano-Marcet J. Myelodysplasia and malignancy-associated vasculitis. Current rheumatology reports. 14(6) : 526-31, 2012.
  • Carter JD, Zarabadi SA, Ricca LR, McNeil A, Valeriano-Marcet J, Vasey FB, Sebba AI. A safety analysis of oral prednisone as a pretreatment for rituximab in rheumatoid arthritis. Clinical rheumatology. 31(11) : 1605-10, 2012.
  • Bateman HE, Sterrett AG, Alias A, Rodriguez EJ, Westphal L, Carter J, Vasey F, Valeriano-Marcet J. Innovative virtual interactive teaching tool "Arthur" for clinical diagnosis of musculoskeletal diseases. Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases. 18(3) : 151-2, 2012.
  • Sterrett AG, Bateman H, Guthrie J, Rehman A, Osting V, Carter JD, Ricca L, Valeriano-Marcet J. Virtual rheumatology: using simulators and a formal workshop to teach medical students, internal medicine residents, and rheumatology subspecialty residents arthrocentesis. Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases. 17(3) : 121-3, 2011.
  • Carter JD, Espinoza LR, Inman RD, Sneed KB, Ricca LR, Vasey FB, Valeriano J, Stanich JA, Oszust C, Gerard HC, Hudson AP. Combination antibiotics as a treatment for chronic Chlamydia-induced reactive arthritis: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, prospective trial. Arthritis and rheumatism. 62(5) : 1298-307, 2010.
  • Carter JD, Kedar RP, Anderson SR, Osorio AH, Albritton NL, Gnanashanmugam S, Valeriano J, Vasey FB, Ricca LR. An analysis of MRI and ultrasound imaging in patients with gout who have normal plain radiographs. Rheumatology (Oxford, England). 48(11) : 1442-6, 2009.
  • Carter JD, Ladhani A, Ricca LR, Valeriano J, Vasey FB. A safety assessment of tumor necrosis factor antagonists during pregnancy: a review of the Food and Drug Administration database. The Journal of rheumatology. 36(3) : 635-41, 2009.
  • Carter JD, Gérard HC, Espinoza LR, Ricca LR, Valeriano J, Snelgrove J, Oszust C, Vasey FB, Hudson AP. Chlamydiae as etiologic agents in chronic undifferentiated spondylarthritis. Arthritis and rheumatism. 60(5) : 1311-6, 2009.
  • Carter JD, Patel S, Sultan FL, Thompson ZJ, Margaux H, Sterrett A, Carney G, Murphy N, Huang Y, Valeriano J, Vasey FB. The recognition and treatment of vertebral fractures in males with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respiratory medicine. 102(8) : 1165-72, 2008.
  • Carter JD, Lodhi AB, Nagda SR, Ricca L, Ward C, Traina E, Thompson ZJ, Huang Y, Valeriano J, Vasey FB. Determining rheumatologists' accuracy at assessing functional disability in rheumatoid arthritis patients using the Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index. The Journal of rheumatology. 34(5) : 958-63, 2007.
  • Carter JD, Valeriano J, Vasey FB. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibition and VATER association: a causal relationship. The Journal of rheumatology. 33(5) : 1014-7, 2006.
  • Cruse LM, Valeriano J, Vasey FB, Carter JD. Prevalence of evaluation and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in men. Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases. 12(5) : 221-5, 2006.
  • Carter JD, Valeriano J, Vasey FB. Hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. International journal of dermatology. 45(10) : 1255-6, 2006.
  • Lodhi AB, Carter JD, Valeriano J, Vasey FB. Can we classify psoriatic arthritis? Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism. 34(3) : 571-2, 2004.
  • Carter JD, Valeriano J, Vasey FB, Bognar B. Refractory neurosarcoidosis: a dramatic response to infliximab. The American journal of medicine. 117(4) : 277-9, 2004.
  • Carter JD, Valeriano J, Vasey FB. Doxycycline versus doxycycline and rifampin in undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy, with special reference to chlamydia-induced arthritis. A prospective, randomized 9-month comparison. The Journal of rheumatology. 31(10) : 1973-80, 2004.
  • Carter JD, Valeriano J, Vasey FB. Crohn disease worsened by anakinra administration. Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases. 9(4) : 276-7, 2003.

Positions Held

  • Associate Professor of Medicine (Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida 2001 - 2010)
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida 2014 - 2001)


  • Outstanding Teacher Award - College of Medicine (University of South Florida - 2011)
  • Interprofessionalism Award from the School of Physical Therapy (University of South Florida - 2010)
  • “Best Doctors in America” (Best Doctors, Inc - 2007)
  • Performance Bonus for exemplary contributions to the College of Medicine (University of South Florida - 2006)