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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1150 Campo Sano Avenue; Suite 200
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Brian Leo is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: steroid injections, knee arthroscopy, and hip pain. Dr. Leo is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. His distinctions include: The Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident Award and Golden Key National Honor Society Blue Key Leadership Honorary National Dean's List. Dr. Leo is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder dislocation, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, PCL ... (Read more)

Dr. Mauricio Fernando Herrera, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Mauricio Herrera is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, leg problems, and sports health. Dr. Herrera takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Herrera attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Herrera's professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Herrera's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Arturo Corces, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Arturo Corces practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Corces speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, fractures (broken bones), and trauma. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Dr. Corces completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Fractures, Back Problems, Knee Problems, Hip Problems, Trauma

Dr. Alejandro Posada, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2601 South West 37th Avenue; Suite 602
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Posada is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Posada include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Posada is affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Posada accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He is a graduate of Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Posada's medical residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. His distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. David E Font-Rodriguez, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. David Font-Rodriguez is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. Dr. Font-Rodriguez speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Font-Rodriguez include arthroscopic surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Font-Rodriguez is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery
8900 N Kendall Drive
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Miguel Medina works as a plastic surgeon. He attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Medina trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital for residency. His areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate, migraine, and ectropion (outward-turned eyelid). The average patient rating for Dr. Medina is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Resident Teacher of the Year - Harvard Plastic Surgery and V.J. Kazanjian Research Fellowship. Dr. Medina speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nasal fractures, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Benign Soft Tissue Tumor, Facial Pain, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Nasal Fractures, Nose ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Surgery, Transplant Surgery
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Andreas Tzakis' areas of specialization are general surgery and transplant surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Tzakis include polycystic kidney disease, liver tumor, and acute kidney injury (AKI). Dr. Tzakis is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing Dr. Tzakis's residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, the University Hospital of Brooklyn, and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Tzakis attended medical school at the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Tzakis include: Cleveland Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Tzakis (or staff) speaks the following languages: Greek and French. Dr. Tzakis is affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, and Broward Health Medical Center (BHMC).

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Relevant Interests: , angiosarcoma

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Angiosarcoma, Liver Tumor, Fibroma, Acute Kidney Injury, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harry Thomas Temple, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3659 S Miami Avenue; #4008
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Harry Temple, who practices in Miami, FL, Aventura, FL, and Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in oncology (cancer care) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include cancer and musculoskeletal problems. He is affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Plantation General Hospital. Dr. Temple attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He trained at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for residency. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Temple is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Bone Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Cancer, Transplant Procedures

Dr. Alejandro Ernesto Pino, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Pino is a foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He attended Howard University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. These areas are among Dr. Pino's clinical interests: knee problems, leg problems, and osteoporosis. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. In addition to English, Dr. Pino speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Back Problems, Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Juan Alberto Prieto, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6741 Southwest 24 Street; Suite 50 & 51
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Juan Prieto practices general internal medicine in Miami, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Prieto include bulimia, depression, and hepatitis. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. Dr. Prieto accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. Dr. Prieto has an open panel. He completed his residency training at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Ponce and a hospital affiliated with Ponce School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Graves Disease, Sleep Disorders, Down Syndrome, Incontinence, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael A Tidwell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3200 Sw 60th Court; Suite 105
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Michael Tidwell is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Tidwell average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tidwell is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinctions: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone diseases, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Metabolic Bone Diseases, Tumor, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower ... (Read more)

Dr. Carlos Miguel Marill, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Other
5975 Sunset Drive; Penthouse 802
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Marill practices family medicine. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Marill attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Marill include migraine, thyroid problems, and depression. Dr. Marill is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Marill speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Immunization, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Jay Miller, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6280 Sunset Drive; Suite 505
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Miller practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in arthritis, tumor, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Miller is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Missouri Health System. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Scar Revision, Arthritis, Hand Problems, Tumor, Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

Dr. Avi Chanan Baitner, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3100 Sw 62 Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Avi Baitner practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Aventura, FL and Miami, FL. Dr. Baitner is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone diseases, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Antonio R Prats, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 605
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Antonio Prats practices pediatric neurosurgery in Miami, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: scoliosis, spinal cord injuries, and osteoporosis. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Prats is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Scoliosis, Fibromyalgia, Back Problems, Neck Problems, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Spinal Cord Injuries

Dr. Christina Pena, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3850 Bird Road; Suite 402
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Christina Pena specializes in general gynecology. Before completing her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas, and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Pena attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Pena's clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), osteoporosis, and acne. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Pena's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Menopause, Osteoporosis, Preventive Care, Weight Loss, Scar Revision, Acne, Hormone Therapy, ... (Read more)

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What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.
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