#1 Hand Surgeon in America - Dr. Alejandro Badia answers your questions
Dr. Badia is an internationally renowned orthopedic surgeon and an innovative leader in the treatment of osteo-arthritis, trauma and other painful or diseased conditions of the hand (expert in thumb-related injuries), wrist , elbow and shoulder. Patients or referring physicians may contact Dr Badias office 305 227-HAND (4263) or at this web site www.drbadia.com .
Common conditions treated by Dr. Badia include: arthritis at the base of the thumb; carpal tunnel syndrome; wrist & elbow fractures; tendonitis; rotator cuff tears & shoulder dislocations; nerve compression disorders and tumors.
Dr. Badia's state-of-the-art facility offers a wide variety of treatment options, including minimally invasive "tissue-sparing" microscopic and arthroscopic procedures that can speed recovery time and reduce overall cost to both patient and payer. In this "Ask the Expert" series, Dr. Badia will attempt to answer all those questions that many of us, our friends and family many think about every day but might hesitate to ask.
The doctor's goal here is not only to provide answers, but give you a sense of what's involved in managing conditions once treated. Just because a patient is free of pain, doesn't mean that the material isn't beneficial to them or someone they know.
Dr. Badia 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 is currently building the DaVinvi Center, a cadaver surgical training facility in Doral, Florida