Ira Pardo, MD, FACR
Dr. Ira Pardo is one of the original founders of Rheumatology Associates of South Florida. Since 1981, he has helped expand the practice by hiring physicians who are dedicated to superior patient care and ethical delivery of medical expertise.
Dr. Pardo was born in Brooklyn, NY, grew up in Massapequa, and graduated with high honors from the University of Rochester. His medical degree was received from SUNY Downstate, as was his residency in internal medicine. His Rheumatology fellowship was done at the University of Pennsylvania, and he remained on faculty there for an additional year. He is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology.
Dr. Pardo has been on staff on Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Delray Medical Center (DMC) for more than 30 years. He is past chief of medicine at DMC. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, American College of Rheumatology, Florida Medical Society, Florida Society of Rheumatology, and the Palm Beach Medical Society. He is on the board of the Arthritis Foundation of Palm Beach County. He is an Affiliate Clinical Professor at Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.
Dr. Pardo has been instrumental in providing free care to indigent patients through the Whelton Virshup Creaky Joints Arthritis Clinic. He is involved in multiple charities including the Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood, Jewish Community Center, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Morgan Pressel Foundation, and Israel Bonds.
Dr. Pardo has been married for more than 30 years to Janie Rubin Pardo, and has one son. His passions are his family, his patients, his friends, and his golf.