Dr. Michele D'Apuzzo, MD

Dr. Michele D'Apuzzo, MD

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Dr. Michele D'Apuzzo, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in South Miami, FL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University of Central Venezuela / Luis Razetti School of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint reconstruction orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

7000 SW 62nd Ave Ste 600

South Miami, FL 33143

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. D'Apuzzo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. D'Apuzzo "Dr. D'Apuzzo is a board certified orthopedic surgeon that specializes in hip and knee replacements. He was born in Venezuela and graduated with honors from medical school at Universidad Central de Venezuela. He completed his internship and the first half of his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, MN. He then completed his residency at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, VA. Subsequently, Dr. D'Apuzzo completed his Fellowship in joint replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. D'Apuzzo "Our goal is to deliver the highest quality in patient care with excellent outcomes, utilizing the latest technology. The Center is recognized as a comprehensive orthopedic center providing diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Our approach to orthopedic problems includes not only superb medical care but also availabilty and access. Our physicians and staff are dedicated to serving patients in a professional and compassionate manner. We offer personalized attention and accommodating hours."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic 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 Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knock Knees
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Knee Range of Motion Problems
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Computer-Assisted Total Hip Replacement
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Fracture Care
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive, Quad-Sparing Knee Replacement
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Posterior Mini-Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Arthroplasty Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • 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 Central Venezuela / Luis Razetti School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. D'Apuzzo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. D'Apuzzo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. D'Apuzzo to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. D'Apuzzo'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
Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (1)

in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Best Dr. for hip replacemente in South Florida after visit others Doctors ! I'll stick with Dr. Dapuzzo!
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Dr. D'Apuzzo accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
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