Renee F Modica

Renee F Modica, MD, MSED

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-IMMUNOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 294-5252
Business Email: modicar@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

UF Health Shand’s Hospital 4% merit increase
2018 · UF Health
a. 2018 UF Health Shand’s Hospital 10-year service
2018 · UF Health
d. UF Health Shand’s Physician Customer Service Award
2015 · UF Health
UF Health Shand’s Patient Recognition Award
2015 · UF Health
Juvenile Arthritis Connect Day Medical Honoree
2014 · Arthritis Foundation, Florida Chapter
Juvenile Arthritis Walk Honorary Doctor
2011 · Arhtritis Foundation, Florida Chapter
Juvenile Arthritis Walk Honorary Doctor
2010 · Arthritis Foundation, Florida Chapter

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Rheumatology
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
Areas of Interest
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Scleroderma
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

Publications

2021
The Diagnostic Performance of Early Sjögren’s Syndrome Autoantibodies in Juvenile Sjögren’s Syndrome: The University of Florida Pediatric Cohort Study.
Frontiers in immunology. 12 [DOI] 10.3389/fimmu.2021.704193. [PMID] 34249010.
2019
End-stage renal disease secondary to anti-glomerular basement membrane disease in a child with common variable immunodeficiency.
Clinical nephrology. Case studies. 7:1-6 [DOI] 10.5414/CNCS109510. [PMID] 30838168.
2019
Overlapping dermatologic diagnoses in severe Crohn’s disease with duel genetic mutations.
International journal of dermatology. 58(11):e214-e216 [DOI] 10.1111/ijd.14520. [PMID] 31209857.
2018
Impact of systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis/Still’s disease on adolescents as evidenced through social media posts.
Open access rheumatology : research and reviews. 10:73-81 [DOI] 10.2147/OARRR.S165010. [PMID] 29942167.
2017
Biologic therapies for refractory juvenile dermatomyositis: five years of experience of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance in North America.
Pediatric rheumatology online journal. 15(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12969-017-0174-0. [PMID] 28610606.
2017
BK viruria and viremia in children with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Pediatric rheumatology online journal. 15(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12969-017-0156-2. [PMID] 28399927.
2016
A Case of Polyarteritis Nodosa Associated with Vertebral Artery Vasculitis Treated Successfully with Tocilizumab and Cyclophosphamide.
Case reports in pediatrics. 2016 [DOI] 10.1155/2016/7987081. [PMID] 27018080.
2016
The family journey-to-diagnosis with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a cross-sectional study of the changing social media presence.
Open access rheumatology : research and reviews. 8:61-71 [PMID] 27843371.
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2015
Goldenhar Syndrome Associated with Extensive Arterial Malformations.
Case reports in pediatrics. 2015 [DOI] 10.1155/2015/954628. [PMID] 26688769.
2015
Review article: BK virus in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Pediatric rheumatology online journal. 13 [DOI] 10.1186/s12969-015-0033-9. [PMID] 26293687.
2014
Tocilizumab in the Treatment of Refractory Uveitis in Children
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 73(2):588-589 [DOI] 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-eular.3773.
2013
B-Cell depletion and immunomodulation before initiation of enzyme replacement therapy blocks the immune response to acid alpha-glucosidase in infantile-onset Pompe disease.
The Journal of pediatrics. 163(3):847-54.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.03.002. [PMID] 23601496.
2012
Pediatric musculoskeletal examination for juvenile arthritis.
Pediatric annals. 41(11) [DOI] 10.3928/00904481-20121022-08. [PMID] 23152981.
2012
Pediatric Rheumatology Practitioners Experience With Biologics in Juvenile Dermatomyositis: Survey Results.
Arthritis and Rheumatism. 64:S119-S120
2010
Do United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) scores predict in-training test performance for emergency medicine residents?
The Journal of emergency medicine. 38(1):65-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jemermed.2008.04.010. [PMID] 18950974.
2010
Trimming the fat: identification of risk factors associated with obesity in a pediatric emergency department.
Pediatric emergency care. 26(10):709-15 [DOI] 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3181f39879. [PMID] 20881910.
2009
Teaching musculoskeletal physical diagnosis using a web-based tutorial and pathophysiology-focused cases.
Medical education online. 14 [DOI] 10.3885/meo.2009.Res00301. [PMID] 20165527.
2008
Selection and Validation of Pediatric Rheumatology Educational Objectives for Pediatric Residency Core Curriculum
Arthritis and Rheumatism. 58
2006
Epstein-Barr virus-associated B cell lymphoproliferative disease in a child with neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease.
Arthritis and rheumatism. 55(5):823-5 [PMID] 17013844.
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2005
Neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disorder: the emerging role of pyrin genes in autoinflammatory diseases.
Archives of dermatology. 141(2):248-53 [PMID] 15724022.
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Education

Masters of Science
2005 · University of Southern California
Medical Degree
1998 · SUNY Health Science Center
Residency – Pediatrics
1998 · Orlando Regional Healthcare System

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2014-2018
MDT7400 Elect Top/Pediatrics

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5252
Emails:
Business:
modicar@ufl.edu