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 specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint reconstruction orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

Michele R D'Apuzzo MD PA

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

See how frequently Dr. D'Apuzzo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. D'Apuzzo'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. 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."

7  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

1  Board Certifications

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

73  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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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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. D'Apuzzo to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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 (2)

I would highly recommend Dr. Michele D´Apuzzo. Thanks to the surgery that Dr D'Apuzzo gave me of total hip replacement, I went back to walking without any pain and my life changed forever. He is an excellent Hip orthopedic surgeon. He is a great doctor and a great human being. Thanks to My Friend...more
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Best Dr. for hip replacemente in South Florida after visit others Doctors ! I'll stick with Dr. Dapuzzo!
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