Alejandro Posada, MD

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Alejandro Posada, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

PHONE: 305-774-9400

 | FAX: 305-774-9800

PHONE: 305-774-9400


Practicing since : 1997
Specialty : Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Tenet Hospital Affiliations : Coral Gables Hospital
Language(s) : English, Spanish

Education & Certifications

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Sports Medicine


Medical School
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogata, Colombia,
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Fundacion Santa Fe, Bogota, Colombia – Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Coral Gables, FL – General Surgery

University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Coral Gables, FL – Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery – Sports Medicine
Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA – Sports Medicine

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Orthopedic Surgeon, Tenet Florida Physician Services, Miami, FL, 2009–Present

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Chief Sports Medicine Division, Miami, FL

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Miami VA Medical Center, Miami, FL

Chief Orthopaedic Surgery Section, Miami VA Medical Center, Miami, FL

Assistant Chief of Surgery, Miami VA Medical Center, Miami, FL

Medical Director, Miami Tropical Marathon February, Miami, FL

Team Physician, University of Miami Women’s Soccer and Basketball, Coral Gables, FL

Attending Surgeon, Miami VA Medical Center, University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics, Miami, FL

Voluntary Faculty Sports Medicine, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Visiting Lecturer, University of Miami Department of Physical Therapy, Miami, FL

Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Florida International Miami, FL

Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Knee and Shoulder Replacement
  • Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Trauma
  • Sports Medicine

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Fellow, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Fellow, Arthroscopy Association of North America

Member, Dade Country Medical Association

Member, Colombian Medical Association

Member, AOA Honor Medical Society

Member, International Society for Arthroscopic Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Honors & Awards

Honors and Awards

  • Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, 1993
  • Military Service
  • Multinational Peace Force, Sinai, Egypt, 1982–1983
  • Presidential Guard Colombia, 1982–1983

Diseases & Conditions

Diseases & Conditions

  • ACL Injury
  • Acute Sports Injuries
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Athletic Knee Injury
  • Labrum Tears
  • Ligament injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries

Treatments & Procedures

Treatments & Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Fracture care
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Elbow Surgery

Miami Office

2601 SW 37th Ave
Ste 607
Miami, Florida 33133


Location Details

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

If you believe you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Mini-deltoid splitting rotator cuff repair: do results deteriorate with time?

By: Posada A, Uribe JW, Hechtman KS, Tjin-A-Tsoi EW, Zvijac JE.|Date: August 20, 2012|Source: Arthroscopy. 2000 Mar;16(2):137-41.PMID: 10705323 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Arthroscopic Stapling for Primary Repair of Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament

By: Janecki C, Posada A, Feldman B, Fields R.|Date: August 20, 2012|Source: American Journal of Arthroscopy:Vol 1(7):7-14,1991.

Little Leaguer’s shoulder.

By: Popkin CA, Posada A, Clifford PD.|Date: August 20, 2012|Source: Clin Imaging. 2006 Sep-Oct;30(5):365-7.PMID: 16919563 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Abnormal findings on magnetic resonance images of asymptomatic shoulders.

By: Sher JS, Uribe JW, Posada A, Murphy BJ, Zlatkin MB.|Date: August 20, 2012|Source: J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1995 Jan;77(1):10-5.PMID: 7822341 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Arthroscopic Management of Impingement Syndrome,(In Spanish)

By: Posada A, Uribe J.|Date: August 20, 2012|Source: Revista Colombiana de Ortopedia y Traumatologia: Vol 7(2): 117-123, 1993.

ESPN West Palm Radio hosts Joe and Kokell are joined by Dr. Arif Dalvi, neurologist at PBNI to talk about CTE

By: Joe and Kokell Show | Date: December 5, 2017 | Source: ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM Radio

Los meniscos… An article by Dr. Alejandro Posada in Spanish about the meniscus

By: Dr. Alejandro Posada | Date: November 2, 2017 | Source: El Vocero News

Dr. Alejandro Posada explains femoral acetabular impingement labral tear hip injuries, hip labrum tear and preservation to ESPN Radio

By: Mike Mreczko and Nolan Murphy, ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM Radio | Date: September 3, 2017 | Source: ESPN Radio 106.3 FM West Palm Beach, Fla.

Dr. Alejandro Posada discusses the diagnosis and treatment of common sports injuries during in-depth radio interview

By: David DiPino | Date: February 2, 2017 | Source: WWNN 95.3 FM & 1470 AM, Doctors Are People Too Radio Show, iHeartRadio, AMP2.TV

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