Dr. Victor Hernandez, MD

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Age 42
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Dr. Victor Hernandez, MD
Victor Hugo Hernandez, MD, MSc a Joint and Adult Reconstruction specialist and orthopaedic surgeon, is an assistant professor with UHealth Joint Replacement, a division of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Originally from Colombia, Dr. Hernandez graduated from the Universidad del Norte, Colombia. He completed a research Fellow, internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus and most recently, completed his fellowship in Joint Replacement and Adult Reconstruction at the Rothman Institute. While in residency, he also completed a Master's Degree in Clinical and Translational research at the university of Puerto Rico. Dr. Hernandez has received extensive training from experts in hip and knee joint reconstruction, including anterior hip approach, muscles sparing techniques, bilateral simultaneous knee replacement and complex revision, as well as patella-femoral and uni-compartimental arthoplasty. Dr. Hernandez research has focus on outcomes, disparities and cost effectiveness analysis after joint reconstruction. He has recently won the HealthTrust? Innovation Grant at the 2016 HealthTrust University Conference, the $50,000 award provides a $25,000 grant and $25,000 in HealthTrust service line expertise to support the replication of best practices across the nation. He also won twice the Fernandez Filiberty's award for his research with the Puerto Rican Orthopedic Society and during his fellowship he won the EOA/OREF Fellow Award, in recognition to his outstanding scientific contribution to the Eastern Orthopedic Association. He has a strong interest in improve outcomes and cost-effectiveness after a hip or knee replacement surgery and also believes that each patient is unique, over the U-health system, we have development a system that stratify patients based on his needs, preoperative and postoperative risk to improve his outcomes and recovery period. In addition to time spent caring for his patients, Dr. Hernandez has devoted himself to advancing the field of orthopaedic surgery and has contributed over 12 original, peer-reviewed scientific articles to medical literature and has authored book chapters in orthopaedic surgical texts. His research has been showcased in regional, national and international orthopaedic scientific meetings on over 100 occasions. Dr. Hernandez is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Alpha Omega Alpha medical society, within others. His office locations include the University of Miami Hospital, UHealth at Kendall, and Boca Raton.

1400 NW 12th Ave Ste 4036

Miami, FL 33136

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Dr. Victor Hernandez, MD

Dr. Victor Hernandez, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Hernandez's Experience

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Dr. Hernandez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

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

  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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Procedures

  • Anterior Approach Total 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, Cementless
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • 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
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive, Quad-Sparing Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Faculty Of Medicine, North University, Barranquilla
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rothman Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Dr. Hernandez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hernandez to family and friends
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based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Hernandez'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
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Dr. Hernandez accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hernandez has admitting privileges

Jackson South Community Hospital
9333 SW 152nd St
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
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University of Miami Hospital
1400 NW 12th Ave
Miami, FL 33136
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