Rheumatologist Dr. Yesenia Santiago-Casas Joins Holy Cross Medical Group

Rheumatologist Yesenia Santiago-Casas, M.D., FACP, FACR has joined the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician employed group of more than 130 physicians providing services throughout Broward County.

Dr. Santiago-Casas, who has been treating patients in Broward County since 2013, was most recently a rheumatology consultant at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Westside Regional Hospital in Plantation and Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood and Integral Rheumatology and Immunology Specialists in Plantation where she was also active in research as a sub-investigator. She is a member of the Florida Medical Association, Florida Society of Rheumatology, American College of Rheumatology, Puerto Rico Rheumatology Association, Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Puerto Rico and the American College of Physicians.

Prior to relocating to Florida, Dr. Santiago-Casas was a rheumatology consultant at Cardiovascular Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, an assistant professor of medicine, division of rheumatology at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan and a faculty member at University District Hospital in San Juan and Dr. Frederico Trilla University Hospital in Carolina, Puerto Rico.

Dr. Santiago-Casas completed her internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus in San Juan, where she also was Chief Resident in the Internal Medicine Program and served as an assistant professor of medicine.

The Golden Key National Honor Society member graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus and graduated magna cum laude with a Doctor in Medicine from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan.

A native of Puerto Rico, Dr. Santiago-Casas is fluent in English and Spanish. Her office is with the Holy Cross Medical Group Rheumatology practice, which is temporarily located at 4701 N Federal Highway, Building B in Fort Lauderdale. To schedule an appointment, call 954-542-2100 or visit holy-cross.com for more information.  

A member of Trinity Health, Fort Lauderdale-based Holy Cross Hospital, dba Holy Cross Health, is a full-service, non-profit, Catholic, teaching hospital operating in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Holy Cross has been recognized for eight Types of Care and ranked #8 in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022-23 Best Hospital rankings. Holy Cross Health has also been nationally recognized for protecting patients from harm and preventable harm and error with their fifth consecutive “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. Through strategic collaborations and a commitment to being a person-centered, transforming, healing presence, the 557-bed hospital offers progressive inpatient, outpatient and community outreach services and clinical research trials to serve as our community’s trusted health partner for life. Holy Cross Health also encompasses Holy Cross HealthPlex outpatient facility, urgent care centers and more than 40 Holy Cross Medical Group physician practices. To learn more about Holy Cross Health, visit holy-cross.com.Connect @holycrossfl.