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Meet our Clinicians


Vipul Joshi, MD
Dr. Joshi graduated from BJ Medical College and Research Center in Ahmedabad, India in 1990. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey in 1997 where he received the Best Intern Award and was named Chief Resident. He became board certified in Internal Medicine in 1997.

He practiced internal medicine for four years before he decided to further his education in Rheumatology. He began his Rheumatology Fellowship in 2001 at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana and graduated in 2003. Dr. Joshi has been practicing Rheumatology in Brandon since 2003. He founded Bay Area Arthritis and Osteoporosis to better serve the Rheumatology needs of the Tampa Bay Area.
Dr Joshi is Board Certified in Rheumatology.  He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), the Florida Society of Rheumatology (FSR), and International Society for Clinical Bone Densitometry (ISCD). He is also a member of the American Institute of Ultrasound (AIUM) in Medicine and received training in musculoskeletal ultrasound at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. Dr. Joshi is Primary Investigator for multiple national clinical research trials at BAAO. In his spare time, Dr. Joshi enjoys photography, reading, and traveling.

He resides in Tampa with his wife and two children.


Katrina Kemp, PA-C

Katrina attended the University of Florida and graduated with honors in 1999 with her Bachelor of Health Science degree in Occupational Therapy. She worked as an Occupational Therapist for 4 years before going back to the University of Florida where she obtained her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2005. She joined Dr. Joshi*s practice in 2005.

She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society for Physician Assistants in Rheumatology, the American College of Rheumatology's Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, and International Society for Clinical Bone Densitometry (ISCD) through which she holds her certification in clinical densiometry (CCD) for bone density testing. She is also a member of the American Institute of Ultrasound (AIUM) in Medicine and received training in musculoskeletal ultrasound at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. 

As a former certified group exercise instructor and personal trainer, she has a special interest in nutrition and fitness. She is also a certified nutritional consultant (CNC) and she is passionate about helping her patients understand the importance of good nutrition, exercise and stress relief to maximize their healing.She lives in Valrico with her husband and son and enjoys doing yoga, jogging, cooking, and gardening in her spare time.


Beth Irwin, ARNP-C

Beth attended South University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2008 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse at a level 1 trauma hospital for 6 years before going back to South University where she obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing with honors. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner and licensed by the Florida Board of Nursing.

She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Florida Nurses Association, and the American College of Rheumatology’s Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals.

Beth lives in Lithia with her husband, two kids, and dog. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, traveling, and going to the beach.


Kristin Riley, PA-C
Kristin graduated with honors from the University of Florida in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Education Degree. She went on to obtain a Master in Public Health Degree from the University of South Florida in 2009 and later a Master in Clinical Medical Sciences Degree from Barry University in 2011.

She joined Dr. Joshi’s practice in 2012. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the International Society for Clinical Densitometry. As a former Certified Health Education Specialist, Kristin is passionate about educating patients about their condition and lifestyle.

Kristin resides in Plant City with her husband and two kids and enjoys spending time with family and volunteering at her church.


Kristin Antosik, ARNP-C

Kristin attended Purdue University and graduated in 2013 with her Bachelor of Science. Fall 2013, she moved to Tampa, Florida from Indiana to attend University of South Florida to pursue her Masters of Science in Nursing. During her time in graduate school she worked both as a registered nurse and a graduate teaching assistant, where she taught various in office procedures such as intra-articular joint injections. In Spring 2015, she obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing degree.  She is certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner and licensed by the Florida Board of Nursing.

She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Florida Nurses Association, and American College of Rheumatology. Prior to joint Bay Area Arthritis and Osteoporosis Kristin worked within Internal Medicine for 1 year. Kristin is enthusiastic about educating patients about both their autoimmune conditions and their overall health.

She lives in Tampa, Florida with her boyfriend, cat, and dog. Kristin enjoys going on runs with her dog, traveling home to Indiana to spend time with her family, and volunteering at various community events.



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1355 Providence Road
Brandon, FL 33511
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Phone: 813-651-4441
Fax: 813-661-3374



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