Dr George Munoz

Dr. George Munoz


Dr. George Munoz was born in Quito, Ecuador and immigrated with his family at the age of 2 growing up in New York City. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College in New York City then graduating with honors, AOA, from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1980 completing his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital of New York. He then went on to complete his Rheumatology Subspecialty training at Harvard affiliates, The Brigham and Women’s Hospital and The Beth Isreal Hospitals in Boston, Ma. in 1985. He then moved to South Florida and has been in private practice primarily as a sub specialist rheumatologist in the North Miami Beach and Aventura areas ever since. He is heavily involved in his community lecturing on health, wellness, arthritis prevention and novel arthritis treatments as well as community health projects. Dr. Munoz is both Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. His hobbies include martial arts, personal athletic training, coaching youth athletics, music and wilderness exploration. He lives with his family including 3 dogs in Davie, Florida.


AOTRC (ARTHRITIS AND OSTEOPOROSIS TREATMENT-RESEARCH CENTER, INC.) is a state of the art facility conveniently located in the Aventura area. Dr Munoz and his personally trained Physician Assistant, Muriel Guigui has and continues to provide outstanding specialty rheumatology care in this location for the past 15 years. Dr. Munoz has practice in the North Miami Beach/Aventura areas for 25 years. Dr. Munoz himself has 27 years of experience as a superb rheumatology clinican respected locally and nationally for his wide repoitoire of skillsets. Both Dr. Munoz and his physician assistant, Muriel Guigui, are trained and experts in the use of ultrasound for guided joint injections. AOTRC has full diagnostic capability including xray, DEXA Scan, vascular and nerve testing capability and EKG. Full lab capability is also available. From a treatment standpoint, infusion suites for biologic therapies are available in addition to physical therapy modalities.

AOTRC also offers INTEGRATIVE RHEUMATOLOGY services that take into account the mind, body, spirit of health and wellness and interface with conventional treatments. Dr. Munoz is a Fellowship trained Integrative Medicine Specialist and the first Integrative Rheumatologist trained at the prestigious Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona founded by Dr Andrew Weil.

Dr. Munoz is a national and local speaker and expert on nutrition, supplements, vitamins and Integrative Rheumatology.

Dr. Munoz also has vast experience on exercise techniques for arthritis and injury prevention. He serves as Team Physician for all Florida International University Athletics and is a personal physician for over 75 NFL, NBA and MLB athletes. He also oversees and advises on collegiate, high school and youth athletics in his areas of expertise.

Dr. Munoz consults and treats with patients primarily from South Florida but because of his broad expertise in many areas, patients from all over the US, South America, and the Caribbean come to see him.

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