Carlos J Lozada, MD

Carlos J Lozada, MD


Dr. Lozada is Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology and director of the Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.  He is also director of Rheumatology Clinical Services at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. Dr. Lozada received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He served an internal medicine internship and residency at the North Shore University Hospital-Cornell University Medical College and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. His rheumatology fellowship was completed at New York University Medical Center/The Hospital for Joint Diseases. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology.

Dr. Lozada is a member of the editorial board of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, is a medical editor for Emedicine and an ad-hoc reviewer for several publications. He has authored or co-authored many articles and monographs, including multiple textbook chapters, particularly in Osteoarthritis.  He has also been involved in clinical studies in osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Lozada has served in multiple roles as a volunteer at the American College of Rheumatology.


  1. Lozada CJ. Management of Osteoarthritis In: Kelley’s Textbook of Rheumatology 9th ed. Elsevier Saunders, Phila, PA (In press)
  2. Berney S, Lozada CJ. Osteoarthritis.  In: Clinical Primer of Rheumatology. Boulware D ed. (In press)
  3. Lozada CJ. Osteoarthritis; chapter in Emedicine (; Zevitz M ed. Online. Published. May 5, 2010 Accessed Feb. 4, 2011
  4. Lozada CJ. Reactive Arthritis; chapter in Emedicine (; Zevitz M ed. Online Published Jan 5, 2010 Accessed Feb 4, 2011
  5. Young L, Lozada CJ and Hoffman RW. Overlap Syndromes. BMJ Point of Care/Epocrates Online. Updated Nov 18, 2010 Accessed Feb 4, 2011
  6. Lozada CJ and Hoffman RW. Management of Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. Future Rheumatology 2008;3:357-367
  7. Hopkins A and Lozada CJ. Elderly Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Distinct Clinical Entity? Clinical Geriatrics 2008;16:40-46
  8. Lozada CJ. The role of glucosamine in the management of Osteoarthritis. Clev Clin Journal 2007;74:65-71.
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