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Alejandro Badia, MD  


Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS is a hand and upper extremity surgeon , chief of hand surgery at Baptist Hospital in Miami and a member of the ASSH, AAHS, AAOS as well as honorary member of many foreign hand surgery societies. Dr. Badia studied physiology at Cornell University and obtained his medical degree at NYU, where he also trained in orthopedics. A hand fellowship at Alleghany General Hospital in Pittsburgh was followed by an AO trauma fellowship in Freiburg, Germany. He runs an active international hand fellowship, serves on the editorial board of two hand journals, and organizes a yearly Miami meeting for surgeons /therapists that is devoted to upper limb arthroscopy and arthroplasty. This international meeting is held at the world renowned Miami Anatomical Research Center ( M.A.R.C. ) , the worlds largest surgical cadaveric training lab which Dr. Badia co-founded in 2005.

In 2008, he completed the Badia Hand to Shoulder Center, a fully integrated clinical facility for the upper limb encompassing digital radiography, MRI extremity imaging, Integra rehabilitation facility and the Surgery Center at Doral. In 2010, Dr. Badia inaugurated OrthoNOW, the first immediate orthopedic care center in south Florida. He can be easily reached via www.drbadia.com, a patient education portal and website for hand surgeon academic exchange, or via (305) 227-HAND at the Badia Hand to Shoulder Center.