Dr. Jorge Orbay, MD

Dr. Jorge Orbay, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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60 y/o
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Dr. Jorge Orbay, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

The Miami Hand & Upper Extremity Institute

8905 SW 87th Ave Ste 100

Miami, FL 33176
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

De Quervain's Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 98% of peers
Wrist Fracture
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Orbay'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Orbay "Availability in time of need is our commitment. We are privileged to serve by offering prioritized appointment scheduling to the self-referred patient as well as emergency referrals from our local hospitals, physicians and urgent care facilities. For patients requiring care in a hospital setting, during an emergency room consultation or admission, there is a provider on call 24hrs/7 days a week. Patients are encouraged to communicate questions, comments, concerns regarding their course of treatment. Our goal is to keep our patients involved in their care through recovery. Founder of the Miami Hand Center in 1991, Dr Jorge L. Orbay reaffirmed his commitment to patient care with the inception of his new practice in 2009. Miami Hand & Upper Extremity Institute is dedicated to patients and the pursuit of innovation in their care. It is an integrated center where diagnosis, treatment, surgery and rehabilitation are all provided in one facility. Dr Francisco Rubio shares his vision and dedication to improving the quality of life of the patients entrusted in their care. "
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

73  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Wrist Fracture
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46  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • 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 Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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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 Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Hospital Joint Dis Orth Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Pediatric Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orbay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orbay's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orbay to family and friends
40 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Orbay's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Worst experience ever! After waiting for 2 hours and 45 mins to see the Dr. he finally showed up. When I respectfully complained about the long wait, he told me that if I didn't like it I should leave. He refused to attend to me. DO NOT GO TO THIS ARROGANT Dr. unless you have time to wait half a...more
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My first impression of Dr. Orbay is that he is an extremely compassionate physician. He speaks to you with warmth and gives you honest attention. Dr. Orbay's opinions come from a place of foresight and experience, and so self-designated Google doctors be wary. Dr. Orbay tells it like it is. I love...more
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This doctor was the the worst experience I had during my recovery after a double fracture of the wrists his arrogance and despotism was totally out of order.the consequences remain as a punishment for the rest of my life, as I was at the hands of this charlatan.I sincerely hope that Dr. Orbay has...more
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Dr. Orbay,will take cases were other Doctors do not want because the Patient, might not have the coverage from their insurance, or the insurance might not pay what the treatment is worth, or it just might be a too complicated of a case. I had had my elbow replaced twice, and it ended up with it...more
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