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Our approach to sports medicine
At Baptist Health Orthopedic Care, you can expect:
- A team of professionals skilled in the management of musculoskeletal injuries who are committed to finding an effective treatment that gets you active again.
- Advanced imaging equipment to quickly diagnose and pinpoint your injury.
- Surgical techniques proven to safely and effectively treat your specific injury with as little downtime as possible.
- A broad network of follow-up care providers, including primary care sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers and physical therapists, who are committed to helping you return to your normal activity and to preventing future injuries.
Sports physicals for student athletes
Through an ongoing partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Baptist Health Orthopedic Care provides pre-participation athletic screenings for more than 6,000 student athletes.
Miami HEAT Sports Medicine Center
The heart of the Institute, the Miami HEAT Sports Medicine Center, is located on the Doctors Hospital campus in Coral Gables. This facility houses several orthopedics and sports medicine clinics and an ambulatory surgery center with four operating rooms. The Center complements the Institute’s integrated network of locations, which includes additional outposts throughout the tri-county South Florida region. We are extremely proud of the orthopedic expertise available to patients at Doctors Hospital and throughout our region, and remain dedicated to providing outstanding medical care to all we serve.
Frequently Asked Questions
Sports medicine is an area of concentration that orthopedic surgeons choose to specialize in. Additionally, Baptist Health Orthopedic Care has primary care sports medicine physicians to help take care of your musculoskeletal health.
If you experience a sports-related injury, Baptist Health Orthopedic Care has the team to care for you. Our orthopedic surgeons and primary care sports medicine physicians and their physician assistants, along with our athletic trainers and physical therapists, have the training and skill to effectively diagnose and treat your injury to quickly return you to your sports activities.
Our Board-certified physicians are also fellowship-trained in sports medicine. That means they have additional training, beyond medical school and their residency, that exposes them to unique cases, research findings and surgical applications they would otherwise not have encountered.
Baptist Health Orthopedic Care physicians also share their expertise with current fellows. This helps our surgeons advance their own training and keep abreast of the latest research, so they can teach the next generation of sports medicine specialists.
Research and Education
Our highly skilled physicians remain on the cutting edge of orthopedic research.