Dr. Eric Schiffman, MD

Dr. Eric Schiffman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
38 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Eric Schiffman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Aventura, FL and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hip surgery, and more.Read his story

Aventura Orthopedics

21097 NE 27th Ct Ste 320

Aventura, FL 33180
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • Careplus
  • CareSource
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
more than 87% of peers
Baker’s Cyst
more than 86% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Schiffman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Schiffman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schiffman "Eric Schiffman, MD, was raised in West Caldwell, NJ, a suburb of New York City. After high school, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree, and membership in Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies.After college he began his medical studies at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, a Level One Trauma Center, where he benefitted from comprehensive surgical experience, and developed expertise in complex orthopedic trauma procedures. As chief resident, Dr. Schiffman took a keen interest in joint reconstruction and pursued this subspecialty in an Adult Joint Reconstruction Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University. It was there that Dr. Schiffman had the opportunity to work side by side with many world-renowned surgical specialists in the areas of hip and knee replacements. He was also a faculty member of the Harvard Medical School where Dr. Schiffman helped educate medical students in joint reconstruction, and took Level One orthopedic trauma calls.Following his Massachusetts General and Harvard experience, Dr. Schiffman was appointed head of the joint reconstruction program at Adena Regional Medical Center outside of Columbus, Ohio. While at Adena, he performed hundreds of surgeries and received the hospital's highest scores for patient satisfaction among all practicing surgeons.In July 2014 Dr. Schiffman moved back to South Florida with his wife and two young children. In his free time Dr. Schiffman enjoys running, golf and fitness."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schiffman "I am a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialization in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. I specialize in primary and revision surgeries. I have a special interest in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) including Direct Anterior Hip Replacements and Custom Knee Replacements. I also have a clinical interest in rapid recovery and post-operative pain control. "

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

84  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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34  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Total Joint
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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.


  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Albert Einstein College Medical Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Miami Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Massachusetts Genera Hospital/Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schiffman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schiffman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schiffman to family and friends
38 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schiffman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Schiffman Says:

I value patient surveys and was awarded the Provider Excellence Award in 2013 for the highest rated surgeon based on patient experience. 


Patient Comments (24)

Excellent care and caring staff. Thank you for caring for my knee.
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I "inherited" Dr. Shiffman after Dr.Arad who had been my orthopedist retired. No offense to Dr Arad, he was great, but I have come to value Dr. Shiffman as an extraordinary doctor not only for his expertise but also for being a caring, warm and friendly guy. Be surprised how good that makes one...more
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I haven't seen a Doctor with such a great diagnosis as Dr. Schiffman. Outstanding Doctor.
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I felt like I was in good hands when I met Dr Schiffman. and my intuition was confirmed after my surgery and follow up visits. I had a quick and great recovery . I would see him again in case of need.
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I got lucky.....I was taken to ER after a fall on tennis court. An Xray showed a fractured hip, surgery needed and it was my luck to get Dr, Schiffman. It was 11PM that night that he introduced himself and gave me the probable time for surgery so I could pace myself ..What Dr. is still in...more
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