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Victor Hernandez, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Miami, FL, Jackson Health System

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Orthopaedic Surgery Miami, FL

Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma

University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine

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  • Office

    1400 NW 12th Avenue
    Suite 306 - West Building
    Miami, FL 33136
    Phone+1 305-689-5195
    Fax+1 305-689-4979
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Summary

  • Victor Hugo Hernandez, MD, MSc a Joint and Adult Reconstruction specialist and orthopaedic surgeon, is an associate professor with UHealth Joint Replacement, a division of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Originally from Colombia, Dr. Hernandez graduated from the Universidad del Norte, Colombia. He completed a research Fellow, internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus and most recently, completed his fellowship in Joint Replacement and Adult Reconstruction at the Rothman Institute. While in residency, he also completed a Master’s Degree in Clinical and Translational research at the university of Puerto Rico.
    He has received extensive training from experts in hip and knee joint reconstruction, including anterior hip approach, muscles sparing techniques, bilateral simultaneous knee replacement and complex revision, as well as patella-femoral and uni-compartimental arthoplasty. His research has focus on outcomes, disparities and cost effectiveness analysis after joint reconstruction. In addition to time spent caring for his patients, Dr. Hernandez has devoted himself to advancing the field of orthopaedic surgery and has contributed over 25 original, peer-reviewed scientific articles to medical literature and has authored book chapters in orthopaedic surgical texts. His research has been showcased in regional, national and international orthopaedic scientific meetings on over 150 occasions. Dr. Hernandez is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Alpha Omega Alpha medical society. His office locations include the University of Miami Hospital, UHealth at Kendall, and Jackson South.
  • Focusing on You: Hip and Knee Replacement - Victor H. Hernandez, M.D., M.S.

    Uploaded by UHealthTV on 2016-07-19.

Education & Training

  • Rothman Institute
    Rothman InstituteFellowship, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedics, 2014 - 2014
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    University of Puerto Rico School of MedicineClass of 2011, MSc
  • Universidad del Norte Fom
    Universidad del Norte FomClass of 1999, MD

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2014 - 2019
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2013 - 2015
  • PR State Medical License
    PR State Medical License 2006 - 2022
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Innovation Award Healthtrust, 2016

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • When is it Safe for Patients to Drive after Right Total Knee Arthroplasty?  
    Victor H. Hernandez, MD, MScorrespondenceemail, Alvin Ong, MD, Fabio Orozco, MD, Anne Marie Madden, Zachary Post, MD, The Journal of Arthroplasty, 5/5/2016

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, Portuguese

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