Dr. Alejandro Posada, MD

Dr. Alejandro Posada, MD

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Dr. Alejandro Posada, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

2601 SW 37th Ave Ste 607

Miami, FL 33133

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Posada performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
very high
more than 96% of peers
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 95% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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29  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Tommy John Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Fundacion Santa Fe
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Miami School Of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Miami School Of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, 1993
  • Multinational Peace Force, Sinai, Egypt, 1982-1983
  • Presidential Guard Columbia, 1982-1983
Media & Publications
  • Little Leaguers Shoulder, Clin. Imaging 30(5):365-7, 2006
  • Arthroscopically Assisted Rotator Cuff Repairs: Do Results Deteriorate with Time, Posada A, Uribe JW, Tjin a Soi E, Hechtman KS, Vargas Luis, M.D., Vol. 14(2):S40,
  • Mini-Deltoid Splitting Rotator Cuff Repair: Do Results Deteriorate with Time, Posada A, Uribe JW, Tjin a Soi E, Hechtman KS, Zvijac JE; 16 (2):137-141, 2000
  • Arthroscopic Management of Impingement Syndrome, (In Spanish), Posada A, Uribe J., Vol 7(2): 117-123, 1993
  • Case Report: Anomalous Forearm Muscles Causing Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Janecki C, Posada A, DiRisio L; Vol 1(5): 255-57,
  • Case Report: Arthroscopic Resection of the Radial Head, Posada A, Janecki C, Williams M.,
  • Arthroscopic Stapling for Primary Repair of Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Janecki C, Posada A, Feldman B, Fields R; Vol 1(7):7-14, 1991
  • Abnormal magnetic Resonance Images in Asymptomatic Shoulders, Sher JS, Uribe JW, Posada A, Murphy B, Zlatkin M., J Bone Joint Surgery 77A: 10-15, 1995
  • Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament with bone- Patellar-Tendon Bone and Achilles Tendon Allografts, Levitte R, Malinin T, Posada A, Michalow A, Clin Orthop 303:678-78, 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Posada's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Posada to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Posada's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Excellent surgeon, my operation was on the elbow, 5 star, I recommend it.
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Dr. Posada is an excellent and very professional orthopedic doctor. I highly recommend him because he is above and beyond my expectation.
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