Ortho Joint Replacement Institute

About the Practice

Conveniently located in Miami, Florida, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Carlos J. Lavernia has dedicated his life to treating musculoskeletal conditions and developing better ways to deliver care.

Dr. Lavernia has been practicing since 1992 and performing more than 10,000 joint replacements. In addition, he has developed hip and knee replacement implants and instruments. He is widely published and has conducted numerous studies in the field of orthopedics. Implants he helped design have been implanted in over one million patients.

As a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Lavernia specializes in hip, knee, and shoulder replacement, robotic surgery of the hip and knee, and hip and knee revisions. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital, South Miami Hospital, Holy Cross and Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he regularly performs orthopedic surgery procedures.

Dr. Carlos Lavernia

Providers

Dr. Carlos Lavernia

Orthopedic Surgery

Carlos J. Lavernia., MD, FAAOS, orthopedic surgeon and biomedical engineer, has held academic appointments in 5 universities. He has been involved in educating medical students, orthopedic residents, orthopedic fellows, and graduate and undergraduate engineering students for the last 30 years. He currently holds an academic appointment as adjunct clinical professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Miami. Dr. Lavernia graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans with a BS in Mathematics and an MS in Biomedical Engineering. He received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico Medical School.

Carlos J. Lavernia., MD, FAAOS, orthopedic surgeon and biomedical engineer, has held academic appointments in 5 universities. He has been involved in educating medical students, orthopedic residents, orthopedic fellows, and graduate and undergraduate engineering students for the last 30 years. He currently holds an academic appointment as adjunct clinical professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Miami. Dr. Lavernia graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans with a BS in Mathematics and an MS in Biomedical Engineering. He received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico Medical School.