We have a clinical team available to assist in the individual needs of our patients.
We offer the newest treatment available as well as an infusion suite for intravenous medication administration.
Through Mindful Medical Research we offer patients the option to participate in one of the various clinical research trials for patients who are in need of new therapies and with medications that are already in the market or new medications that are only available through clinical trials.
We want our patients to be mindful of their diseases and their health. We emphasize education, prevention, and appropriate use of medication as well as the benefits of exercise tailored to their medical condition.
We try to be mindful of patients' journeys and how their condition affects them in more than one way to be able to lead them to a path of recovery and general well-being. We strive for patients to be empowered and to achieve the highest level of function possible.
Dr. Oscar Soto-Raices
Dr. Oscar Soto-Raices started his career as a Rheumatologist on private practice in Florida in 1999 where he started getting experience as a clinical investigator. Later on he joined the faculty of Emory University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor where he continued his clinical practice along with several academic endeavors that included teaching and planning curriculum for students as well as teaching for Resident and Rheumatology fellows.
Later on started his own private practice Puerto Rico where he also joined Ponce School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor and most recently as an adjunct Professor at The Rheumatology Department at Puerto Rico School of Medicine.
At the same time had the opportunity of conducting clinical trial in his own practice and has kept on working on research since then.
Throughout the years research projects grew in number and complexity leading to the beginning of a clinical research site (San Juan Arthritis and Research Center). The possibilities of growth lead to the possibilities of an independent dedicated Clinical Research Center and Mindful Medical Research was later born.
He has been an active speaker for Several Companies throughout the years as well as an advisor for Companies on Medical, Marketing strategies and protocol design. Has also presented at Local and International educational Congresses throughout the years. Dr. Soto was the President and a Board member on the Puerto Rico Rheumatology Association and was the founder and first President of Puerto Rico Foundation for Rheumatic Diseases - Fundacion FER, where he continues the preside the board of directors.
Dr. Paloma Alejandro
Dr. Alejandro completed her medical degree at University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2012. She completed her Internship and Residency on Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York on 2015.
Fellowship at MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Medical Center, Department of Medicine/Section Rheumatology, Washington, DC, 2015-2017, Chief Florina Constantinescu, M.D.
She has been working as an Attending Physician at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Department of Medicine,
Section of Rheumatology from 2016 until September 2020, where she also acted as Associate Director of the
Rheumatologytraining program. Since September 2020she is a full-time rheumatologist atMindful Rheumatix, LLC.
Dr. Alejandro is Boardcertified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.