Orthopaedics

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Overview

Orthopaedic specialists at Jackson Health System treat adult and pediatric patients diagnosed with disorders of bones, joints or connective tissues. Our multidisciplinary medical team works closely to make sure each problem is thoroughly evaluated. Subspecialties include general orthopaedics, hand surgery, joint replacement, microsurgery, pediatrics and sports medicine.

Services Provided At These Hospitals & Locations

Holtz Children's Hospital

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Service at Holtz Children’s Hospital is run by Dr. Stephen Stricker, who has more than 20 years of experience caring for children with musculoskeletal problems. Surgical and nonoperative care is available for children (age 17 years or less) who have orthopaedic problems. 

 

Specialized Services

  • Scoliosis/spine deformities
  • Fractures or sprains
  • Bone or joint infections
  • Foot deformities
  • Neuromuscular problems/cerebral palsy
  • Leg length discrepancy/limb lengthening
  • Limb deformities/bowlegs
  • Overuse/sports injuries
  • Hip problems
  • Congenital deformities
  • Amputations
  • Metabolic conditions
  • Benign tumors
  • Growth plate damage

For private clinic appointment scheduling please call, 1-877-881-6235.

The clinic is located on the Jackson Memorial Medical Campus in the Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital, Room 112.

Holtz Children's Hospital - More Hospital Info 1611 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
305-585-1111

Jackson Memorial Hospital

Jackson Memorial Hospital offers services in all areas of orthopaedics. Subspecialties include pediatric orthopaedics, hand surgery, joint replacement, microsurgery, musculoskeletal oncology and transplantation, spine surgery, trauma and general orthopaedics. More than 10,000 surgical procedures are preformed each year. In addition, 45,000 outpatient and 9,000 orthopaedic emergency room visits are recorded each year.

Special Services

  • Arthroplasty & Joint Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Services
  • Hand Service
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology & Transplantation
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Service
  • Spine Service
  • Orthopaedic Special Services

Additional Specialty Services

Biomechanics Laboratory
This laboratory operates in conjunction with the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. It acts as an independent testing facility in addition to conducting research. The laboratory has developed a number of standardized models to test new device designs, surgical procedures and instrumentation. Tests and consultation are provided on a fee-for-service basis.

Orthopaedic Medicine
This service provides orthopaedic evaluation, independent medical evaluations, second opinions and court-appointed disability evaluations.

Tissue Bank
The UM Tissue Bank is one of the largest bone and soft tissue banking facilities in the United States. This tissue bank has been a leader in the development of massive osteoarticular bone allografts and intercalary bone transplants in various procedures of reconstructive orthopaedic surgery. Massive bone allografts are used successfully in tumor surgery and also employed in revision arthroplasties. Other applications of bone grafting are performed in spine and sports medicine surgery, tissue for periodontal and maxillofacial surgery and skin for burn victims. The tissue bank offers consultation for surgeons in the selection of bone allografts.

Physician Team

Our team of orthopaedic surgeons and physicians at Jackson Memorial Hospital, working in affiliation with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, include:

  • Sheila Adams, M.D. - Oncology
  • Roy Cardoso, M.D. - Hand
  • Frank Eismont, M.D. - Spine
  • Jonathan Gottlieb, M.D. - Spine
  • James Hutson, M.D. - Trauma
  • Steven Kalandiak, M.D. - Trauma
  • Nathan Lebwohl, M.D. - Spine
  • Bryson Lesniak, M.D. - Sports Medicine
  • Patrick Owens, M.D. - Hand
  • David Pitcher, M.D. - Oncology
  • Stephen Quinnan, M.D. - Trauma
  • H. Thomas Temple, M.D. - Oncology
  • Fernando Vilella, M.D. - Trauma
  • Seth Williams, M.D. - Spine
  • Gregory Zych, D.O. - Trauma

 

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment, call 305-243-3000.

Jackson Memorial Hospital - More Hospital Info 1611 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
305-585-1111

Jackson North Medical Center

Jackson North Medical Center provides orthopaedic services in

Special Services

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common cause of numbness and pain in the hand and wrist. Those suffering from CTS are in “good hands” at the Miami International Hand Surgical Services, a division of Jackson Health System located at Jackson North Medical Center (JNMC).

Led by nationally recognized hand surgery expert Elizabeth Anne Ouellette, M.D., M.B.A., the center offers treatment and services for all hand-related medical issues. Dr. Ouellette has developed innovative techniques for the treatment of wrist instability and has expertise in the areas of limb reconstruction, nerve impairment surgery, joint ligament stability surgery and joint replacement.

Since 1991, Dr. Ouellette has served as chief of the Hand Surgery Service and director of the Hand Fellowship Program at Jackson Memorial Hospital. For more information or to schedule a consultation, call 786-261-0222.

Jackson North Medical Center - More Hospital Info 160 N.W. 170th Street
North Miami Beach, Fl 33169
305-651-1100

Jackson South Community Hospital

The Orthopaedic Center at Jackson South offers specialized adult orthopaedic services. Conveniently located on the Jackson South hospital campus, the center offers joint replacement and arthroplasty services.

Specialties

  • Adult orthopaedics

Tests, Treatments and Procedures

  • Total hip and knee arthoplasty
  • Complex primary/revision hip and knee arthoplasty
  • Partial knee replacement
Jackson South Community Hospital - More Hospital Info 9333 S.W. 152nd Street
Miami, FL 33157
305-251-2500
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