Bolad Arthritis & Rheumatology Clinic Providers
Below you will learn more about our clinic's well educated and highly skilled medical providers.
We are dedicated to staying up to date with the latest medical trends and are always continuing our education to provide you the best, highest quality clinical health care. With our individualized approach, we take extra care to listen to your concerns, answer all your questions and thoroughly explain your condition and treatment options.
Dr. Waleed Bolad
Dr. Bolad is board certified in rheumatology. After completing high school and gaining Cambridge certification, Dr Bolad traveled to Budapest Hungary where he obtained his medical education and graduated from Semmelweis University of Medicine with Honors. He then came to the United States where he did his medical residency at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He then spent five months at the Lupus Clinic in Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Dr Bolad completed his fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Virginia in 2012 and has been in clinical practice since.
Dr Bolad specializes in treating rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, pseudogout, back pain, osteoporosis, ankylosing spondylitis, fibromyalgia, lupus, scleroderma, polymyalgia rheumatic, temporal arteritis, and other rheumatic autoimmune diseases. He has special interest in utilizing the ultrasound for procedural guidance for better therapeutic outcome.
Dr. Sukhraj Singh
Dr. Sukhraj Singh is board certified, fellowship trained rheumatologist who joined Bolad Arthritis group in 2022. He hails from New York, completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in Pharmacology. He completed his medical education at the St. George University School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences at St. Francis Hospital in Trenton, New Jersey. He was Chief Resident and received “Resident Teacher of the Year Award.” He is Board certified in Internal Medicine as well. After working for few years in Hospital Medicine, Dr. Singh achieved his dream of completing Rheumatology fellowship at University of Florida-Jacksonville where he completed his rheumatology and musculoskeletal ultrasound training under the guidance of Dr. Gurjit Kaeley. During his fellowship he completed many research manuscripts on crystalline arthropathies, cardiovascular risk in rheumatoid arthritis, hydroxychloroquine use in lupus and cutaneous lupus. Dr. Singh specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints and immune system, and enjoys building trusting relationships, treating more than just medical conditions, but rather the patient as a whole. He practices all areas of rheumatology, and his interests include systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, and the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound. When not practicing Rheumatology, Dr. Singh enjoys exercising, spends his free time with his family and his dog, and loves to travel when he can.
Alissa Ledgerwood, ARNP
Alissa Ledgerwood graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) with a Master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2014. Since graduating she has over six years experience in rheumatology. She has experience in treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus, gout, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, scleroderma, polymyalgia rheumatica, and other rheumatic diseases.
She also has two Bachelor's degrees from the University of Central Florida that include Molecular and Microbiology in 2004 and Bachelor's of Science in Nursing in 2006. She also has over fifteen years experience working as a Registered Nursing working mostly in Neuro Intensive Care setting.
She is a current member of Florida Society of Rheumatology as well as Florida Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Linh McClure, ARNP
Linh achieved her post-master’s degree from Maryville University as an Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner board certified in 2017. She obtained her initial Master of Science in Nursing Education degree from Western Governor’s in 2015 and was an Instructor at private colleges. As a Nurse Practitioner she practiced internal medicine for two years. Since 2019 she has practiced Rheumatology alongside metabolic medicine.
Her career first began in 2006 as a Registered Nurse after graduating cum laude from Florida State University in Tallahassee with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and was President of the MSN Association on community volunteer outreach. She started at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland as a new Grad on the Oncology ward and subsequently moved to Kansas gaining experience in cardiology at Via Christi and Wesley. She ultimately spent five years of her remaining RN role at Florida Hospital in the Medical Surgical ICU and spent some time as Chair of the Nurse Practice Council implementing quality care projects.
She is a member of AANP, FANP, FONE, MMI, FSR, and ACR. She is adamant about evidence-based practices, education, research, advocacy, and focuses on patient centered care through a holistic approach.