Welcome to Highlands Advanced Rheumatology and Arthritis Center, PL



We are committed to providing quality rheumatology care for residents in and around Central Florida.


Highlands Advanced Rheumatology is a private single-specialty medical practice in Highlands County. Our expertise lies in the diagnosis and management of immune system disorders which result in unnecessary and harmful inflammation in various organs of the human body.

Providing you with the best team for the best care.

Dr. Alexander Torres, MD

Dr. Torres is privileged to be dual Board Certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine and completed his rheumatology fellowship in 2009 at Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine in Cleveland Ohio.

Jennifer Mariani, APRN

Jennifer is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas and her Master of Science in Nursing from South University in Tampa, Florida.

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596 US 27 North, Avon Park, Florida 33825

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