Alejandro Badia, M.D.

Dr. Badia is a hand and upper extremity surgeon.  He is a physician who specializes in orthopedic problems with hand, wrist, arm, elbow, shoulder. at Doral Orthopedic Center in Doral, Florida.  He previously served as chief of hand surgery at Miami’s Baptist Hospital. Dr. Badia graduated with a degree in physiology from 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 organized an annual Miami conference for surgeons and therapists, devoted to upper limb arthroscopy and arthroplasty.

Telephone (305) 537-7272
Specialties Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Areas of Expertise
  • Arthroscopy
  • Elbow
  • Hand
  • Orthobiologics
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Wrist

Dr. Badia also co-founded the world-renowned Miami Anatomical Research Center (M.A.R.C.), one of the world’s largest surgical cadaveric training labs, which is one mile from the Doral Orthopedic Center. He is a founding member of the American Hand Institute, a think tank, and medical device start-up company focused on minimally invasive solutions to hand, wrist and elbow pathology. Dr. Badia also founded OrthoNOW®, the first immediate orthopedic urgent care center in south Florida. OrthoNOW® was officially franchised in early 2013 and is actively engaging healthcare entrepreneurs and surgeons, here and abroad to open orthopedic urgent care facilities and neighborhood orthopedic care clinics.

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Patient — Clarice K.