Dr. Eric Schiffman, MD

Dr. Eric Schiffman, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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37 y/o
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Dr. Eric Schiffman, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Aventura, FL. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 11 years. Dr. Schiffman is affiliated with University Hospital and Medical Center, Aventura Hospital & Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, Westside Regional Medical Center, Plantation General Hospital and Northwest Medical Center.

Aventura Orthopedics

21097 NE 27th Ct Ste 320

Aventura, FL 33180
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Accepted insurance

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

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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. "

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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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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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 Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation 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.

Education

  • 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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University Hospital and Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment

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Dr. Schiffman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schiffman to family and friends
5.0
based on 37 total reviews (23 with comments)
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. 

Dr. Schiffman'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 (23)
in Hallandale, FL |
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 feel when you're in pain! God bless him.
Hollywood, FL |
I haven't seen a Doctor with such a great diagnosis as Dr. Schiffman. Outstanding Doctor.
in Miami, FL |
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.
in Miami, FL |
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 hospital at that hour and thinking of a new patient? At 7 the next morning he came in to see how I was feeling and tell me what to anticipate. His bedside manner preceeded and continueed afterward.
in Hollywood, FL |
Dr. Schiffman is the best Orthopedic doctor that I have ever met. I have had both hips replaced by another doctor , and I have had problems with one. Dr. Schiffman is the only doctor who is willing to help me correct the defect. He is highly praised by other doctors and I am very happy to have met him a couple of years ago. He is a great doctor and a great human being. .His office is courteous and friendly.
in Hollywood, FL |
Professional and kind doctor. He cares about his patients. Staff is also kind and gentle.
in Aventura, FL |
Dr.Schiffman is a highly skilled Clinician.I would highly recommend him,because he truly listens to you.He is patient ,warm and understanding.
in Miami, FL |
I like Dr.Schifman a lot, he takes his time and explains everything in a way that I can understand.
in Sunny Isles, Beach, FL |
Dr. Schiffman's office is run extremely professional with the highest level of compassion and courtesy I've experienced in years...you get in and out fast with all the information you need until the next appointment. The staff is warm and caring and tend to your personal needs quickly and efficiently....I would highly recommend Dr. Schiffman as an orthopedic surgeon...he does great work with the best bedside manner...
in Hallandale, FL |
I was referred to Dr. Eric Schiffman by my Primary Care Physician, Dr. Donald Howard as I have been experiencing severe right knee pain for over two years. Dr. Schiffman ordered an MRI of the knee and proceeded to suggest the proper treatment to take care of the pain. Dr. Schiffman seems to be pretty knowledgeable and I hope that the treatment works as he claims that it should.
in Hollywood FL |
He is so caring. I had one tkr surgery and soon to have another. I wouldn't think of going to anyone else.
in Hollywood, FL |
I am so happy to have such a professional and care Dr. I came to see him after a car hit me on my bike. He takes his time explaining to you he is never in a rush and always willing to find the best solution for your problems. I highly recommend Dr Schiffman. His office are fantastic making you feel welcome. Thank Dr Schiffman for helping me
in Miami, FL |
Everyone in the office is highly professional and caring.
Hollywood, FL |
He is the best of the best. He just operated on me, job well done Whaaa, he show up every morning at 6 am at my hospital room. Never saw that before. But he is soooo good looking, I don't mind him waking me up. Very happy with him. Maybe his office staff need to know more of what they are suppose to do, there is a weekness there.
in miami, fl |
I had another dr. do my 1st knee replacement and there was no comparison as every aspect of this surgery was much better. His office is extremely organized and efficient and he is a very gifted surgeon. The after- surgery was also excellent.
in Hollywood, FL |
Dr. Schiffman is an amazing doctor who genuinely cares about his patients and the outcomes of his intervention. After 5 surgeries I been still in pain and had complications from previous Doctors care but after my last surgery with Dr.Schiffman I'm finally able to walk and function without further complications or complains of my right hip. He has outstanding bedside manners and will be the first one to respond in case you are admitted or just have an emergency and need some professional advice.
in Hallandale, FL |
I would highly recommend Dr. Schiffman, he gave me a very good checkup and told me the reason of my problem and pains, and what to do.
in Miami, FL |
Dr. Schiffman's office is well run, with a staff that is friendly and efficient. I have been treated by Dr. Schiffman several times for different injuries and ailments. He is an excellent physician, extremely caring and thorough as well as right on with his diagnosis and treatment. I have enthusiastically recommended him to my family members and friends.
in aventura, fl |
I found him to be kind , good bedside manner and really cared about me. His office staff was amazing. It was an overall good experience.
in Greenfield,Ohio |
I live in Ohio and when Dr. Schiffman lived here he did my knee replacement. I had the perfect post op and recovery possible. He was so kind and took a real interest in everything about me from my first appointment to my last. I told him when he moved to Florida that if I ever needed my other knee done I would be catching a plane to Florida to make an appointment with him. Wonderful physician and person. D. Dreher Ohio
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
With my experience being a patient of Dr. Eric Schiffman, it has been a rewarding experienced. From the first day that I met Dr.Schiffman. I felt the positive energy that he transmitted at the moment of my pain to a presence of hope and security. After getting my knee replacement , I saw the difference right away. My solutions were solved. He's gifted in his field being orthopedic doctor. His professionalism is outstanding with excellent experiences. I am proud to recommend Dr.Schiffman MD.
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Dr Schiffman agreed to do hip surgery as an emergency after 5 refused because a distal femur fx through the knee had just healed after 3 yrs. I was an RN for 30 yrs. and he treated me with utmost respect. The surgery went well but there are still problems of the first surgery by another MD. I would not hesitate to have him treat me again.
in Fort Lauderdale, FL |
Totally EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE
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Dr. Schiffman accepts 31 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • Careplus
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
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Hospitals where Dr. Schiffman has admitting privileges

University Hospital and Medical Center
7201 N University Dr
Tamarac, FL 33321
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Mercy Hospital
3663 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33133
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Plantation General Hospital
401 NW 42nd Ave
Plantation, FL 33317
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Aventura Hospital & Medical Center
20900 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura, FL 33180
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Northwest Medical Center
2801 N State Road 7
Margate, FL 33063
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Westside Regional Medical Center
8201 W Broward Blvd
Plantation, FL 33324
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