Dr. Meera Oza, M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Meera Oza has been practicing Rheumatology since 1985 in Orange Park and serving greater Jacksonville area for more than 30 years. She completed her medical school in Lady Harding Medical College in India, and finished her internal medicine and Rheumatology training at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan. She is a fellow of American College of Rheumatology and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

She is a past-president of the Florida Society of Rheumatology and has served as a board member since 2001. She has served on the Affiliated State Council and Insurance subcommittee of the American College of Rheumatology, and is presently serving in Medicare Carrier Advisory committee for First Coast Service Options. She is also a member of several professional societies. Dr. Oza has participated in several clinical trials of new therapies for rheumatological diseases for the last 25 years in order to gain first-hand experience of the efficacy of the new drugs before the FDA approves them for treatment.

Dr. Oza enjoys taking care of complex patients with rheumatic disease. “I feel my patients pain and I like to get rid of their pain, I believe nobody should suffer with any pain. Kindness and compassion towards our patients is the most important part of our practice.”

Arthritis & Osteoporosis Treatment Center

Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art, compassionate care to those with arthritis, rheumatologic diseases, systemic autoimmune diseases, and osteoporosis. We care about our patients and focus on comprehensive evaluation and treatment using all the necessary resources of modern medicine, in addition to supplying you with the information and tools you need to take control of your own health. We offer on-site laboratory services, bone density testing, x-ray, and extremity MRI.


Maryann Leslie, ARNP, PhD
Maryann Leslie, a certified adult nurse practitioner, has practiced in Rheumatology and primary care subspecialties since 1997. A graduate of The Pennsylvania State University (PhD, MEd), and Case Western Reserve University (MSN), she has held faculty and administrative positions in academia, published several journal articles and modules related rheumatology nursing and health promotion, and lectured on various topics for professional groups.

AARA Doctor Leslie

“Excellence in patient care is the priority; it includes collaboration among health care professionals, encourages the active participation of patients in their care, and emphasizes the achievement of positive clinical outcomes in an ever-changing healthcare environment.”

Pinki Patel, PA-C
Pinki Patel, PA is a nationally certified Physician Assistant, licensed to practice in state of Florida. Pinki graduated with a Physician Assistant degree from Touro College of Bayshore, New York in 2003, and started her career as a PA in the fast-paced environment of Emergency Department of Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in Patchogue, NY. She moved to the Jacksonville area in 2005 and joined AOTC (Arthritis and Osteoporosis Treatment Center).

AARA Doctor Patel

Her years of experience at AOTC and commitment to the practice and her patients makes her a top-notch health care provider and an integral part of the day-to-day operations of this facility.

AARA Doctor Oza

Arthritis & Osteoporosis Treatment Center

Locations: 2100 Kingsley Ave.
Orange Park, FL 32073

Phone: (904) 276-0001

Fax: (904) 276-5333


Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.