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Blas Betancourt, MD

Rheumatologist (Joints & Arthritis Specialist)

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My bio

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.

Board certifications

  • Rheumatology

    American Board of Internal Medicine


  • 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

My areas of focus


Additional languages

  • Spanish




  • 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