Dr. John Uribe, MD

Dr. John Uribe, MD

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Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
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68 y/o
(29)

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Dr. John Uribe, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Coral Gables, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

5000 University Dr Ste 3100

Coral Gables, FL 33146
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

ACL Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Dislocation
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Uribe'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.

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Broken Arm
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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29  Procedures

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 North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Houghston Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Mens Health Magazine, Best Sports Medicine Physician in U.S., 2006
  • Patients Choice Award, 2010
  • Mens Health Magazine, Top Doctors, 2007
  • Best Doctors Award, 2001-2006
  • Named Godfather International Traveling Fellowship, 2008
Media & Publications

Dr. Uribe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Uribe's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Uribe to family and friends
29 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Uribe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I have been trying to get my prescription re-filled for over a week & have had no response! Walgreens faxed them twice, I called & left messages three times and still NOTHING! The prescription is for Meloxicam (a anti-inflammatory, not a controlled substance) and I am in pain without it. This...more
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Dr Uribe's team is very professional. The staff is on top of everything from the time you walk in till the time you go home. Dr Uribe and he's associates are very caring. World class organization!!
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I just saw Dr. Uribe today for a torn ACL. I was prepared for the worst, and fully expected him to schedule me for surgery, based on my injury and the fact that everyone told me to expect a surgeon to tell me I needed surgery. I was thrilled when he told me he was not recommending surgery and...more
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Because he's OK in what he does, of you ignore the fact that Dr Uribe thinks he is God Almighty, he's not that bad. Maybe he has self esteem problems.
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Dr. Uribe performed partial surgery on my left knee. He also did surgery on my left shoulder. He's the best. A week after the knee surgery I attended the boat show walking and climbing all over the place. It was the same with my shoulder. A month later I had regained all my shoulder functions.
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