Rheumatology

Robert L. DiGiovanni, D.O., FACOI, FACR
Dr. DiGiovanni is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine and is a diplomate and fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and American College of Osteopathic Internists. He is program director of the rheumatology fellowship program and clinical associate professor of internal medicine at Largo Medical Center and Nova Southeastern University. He earned his medical degree at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and postdoctoral training from Sun Coast Hospital and the University of Arizona. He has been involved in clinical research and has also been published in a variety of medical journals. Dr. DiGiovanni is also an avid lecturer/presenter at many national conferences, hospitals and universities. When Dr. DiGiovanni isn’t seeing patients he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, playing the accordion, watching sports and collecting old automobiles.

Rubaiya Y. Mallay, D.O., FACR 
Dr. Mallay is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. She earned her medical degree from Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and postdoctoral training from Largo Medical Center and Nova Southeastern University. She has been involved in international clinical research and medical mission work in four countries. Dr. Mallay has also been published in several medical journals for her work and is an avid lecturer/presenter at hospitals and universities. She is a founding member of the American Medical Womens Association at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the recipient of the Howard Levine Scholarship. When Dr. Mallay isn’t seeing patients she enjoys cooking, traveling and salsa dancing.