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World Renowned Surgeon From Miami Visits Jamaica

MIAMI – Dr. Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS, and world-renowned Hand & Upper Limb Surgeon, President of the ISSPORTH (International Society for Sport Traumatology of the Hand), visited Kingston, Jamaica for two days last week Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14.

Dr. Badia says – “ I’m, so pleased to be in the beautiful Jamaica. I’m looking forward to working closer with my Jamaican colleagues, and making them aware of the latest procedures in my specialty. I also cooperate a lot with the American friends of Jamaica organization in the USA”. Badia has a long history of treating high level tennis and golf competitors, NFL and NBA athletes.

Dr. Badia has just been nominated one of the top 45 great hand and upper extremity surgeons to know by Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine Review.

Badia is in conversations with leading Brazilian medical authorities to organize a sports medicine conference prior to the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro.

Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS is a hand and upper extremity surgeon. He studied physiology at Cornell University and obtained his medical degree at NYU, where he also trained in orthopedics. A hand fellowship at Alleghany General Hospital in Pittsburgh was followed by an AO trauma fellowship in Freiburg, Germany.

He runs an active international hand fellowship, serves on the editorial board of two hand journals, and organizes a yearly Miami meeting for surgeons and therapists that are devoted to upper limb arthroscopy and arthroplasty (www.miamihandcourse.com). This international meeting is held at the world-renowned Miami Anatomical Research Center (M.A.R.C.), the world’s largest surgical cadaveric training lab that Dr. Badia co-founded in 2005.

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