Dr. Victor Hernandez, MD

Dr. Victor Hernandez, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(4)
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Dr. Victor Hernandez, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Miami, FL. He graduated from Faculty of Medicine, North University, Barranquilla and specializes in orthopedic surgery and adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1400 NW 12th Ave Ste 4036

Miami, FL 33136

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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Hernandez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hernandez "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."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine 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

  • 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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hernandez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hernandez to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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