This educational presentation for colleagues was hosted January 16th, 2014 at Bona Vita House. Also presenting the ARP system, was prominent Miami-based PRO tennis coach, Kinesiologist and Exercise Physiologist, Matías Polonsky.
Dr. Badia also took this opportunity to attend various meetings with patients and local prominent figures. “I’m so pleased to have been in beautiful Port of Spain. I’m also very proud to have celebrated the CHC’s 5th year anniversary-
Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS is a hand and upper extremity surgeon. He 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 and therapists that are devoted to upper limb arthroscopy and arthroplasty (www.miamihandcourse.com)
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. More recently, Dr. Badia inaugurated OrthoNOW, the first immediate orthopedic care center in South Florida which is staffed by surgeons from the International Orthopedic Group (IOG), a group of surgeons from lower extremity, upper limb and spine subspecialties who also treat elective orthopedic problems in international patients. He is member of the ASSH, AAHS, AAOS as well as honorary member of many foreign hand surgery societies.
Dr. Alejandro Badia can be reached via www.drbadia.com, a patient education portal and website for hand surgeon academic exchange. For a Miami appointment please call +1 (786) 245-0590 or email internationalcoordinator@