Blas Betancourt, M.D.

Blas Betancourt, M.D.

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Biography

Blas Betancourt is a clinical assistant professor in the division of rheumatology and clinical immunology. Dr. Betancourt completed his medical degree at the University of Medical Sciences of Villa Clara in Santa Clara, Cuba. He followed up his degree with a residency in clinical pharmacology and internal medicine, and a fellowship in rheumatology. Dr. Betancourt is fluent in both English and Spanish and is certified to provide care as a Spanish interpreter.

Education

Fellowship - Rheumatology
National Institute of Health Clinical Center Program
2018

Residency - Internal Medicine
Metropolitan Hospital Program - New York Medical College
2016

Residency - Clinical Pharmacology
University of Medical Sciences of Havana
1999

Medical Degree - Medicine
University of Medical Sciences of Villa Clara - Cuba
1995

Board Certification

  • Rheumatology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

Residency Achievement Award: Excellence in Practice Based Learning and Improvement
Metropolitan Hospital
2016

Bravo Achievement Award
Bayer Healthcare
2010

National Award in Pharmacoepidemiology
Cuban Society of Pharmacology
2005-2007

Annual Achievement Award
Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology -- Havana Cuba
2005

Forum of Science and Technology
Havana Cuba
2003-2004

Annual Achievement Award
Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology - Havana Cuba
2002-2003