Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS is a hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon based in Miami, FL (read about “Badia Hand to Shoulder Center“). Learn what are the most common Hand & Wrist problems, and treatments of hand and wrist injuries in athletes. Consultations may be scheduled via phone by calling (305)227-4263 or internet by completing this online form.
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GAME FOR MORE Tennis is a passion forever for Liza and Anjan photos: (cover and above) K. Gopinathan T hey love tennis and so it was not surprising they chose to name their fledgling tennis academy Tennis Forever. Me Anjan Viplav and Liza Viplav (nee Periera), two former National tennis stars, who have turned coaches and run the tennis training centre in North Bangalore on the [...]
Always on the go: World traveler Nick Chappell seeking continued success at Kalamazoo’s USTA Nationals stopPosted on Friday, January 10th, 2014
KALAMAZOO — It took a nightmarish two days for Indianapolis’ Nick Chappell to travel home from London after he competed in Junior Wimbledon last month. “We had to go through Paris and that flight was canceled,” Chappell said. “We couldn’t leave until the next day. “Then I got sick, and then they lost my bags.” Chappell, 17, won’t have those kinds of worries [...]
The concept of Medical Tourism (U.S. patients going to India or Thailand to receive ‘better, cheaper’ surgeries in ‘state of the art’ facilities) has served to undermine confidence in our healthcare system. Michael Moore’s movie, Sicko, portrays foreign doctors and medical facilities as vastly superior to those within the United States. But that’s not how I and many other [...]
Better cost management for business while improving health for employees was the umbrella topic for a Doral Business Council forum in partnership with Hialeah Hospital, July 23 at the DaVinci Center in Doral. South Florida business owners who attended the panel discussion, moderated by Ralph Aleman, Hialeah Hospital CEO, heard from medical experts Dr. Doug Bartel, Blue Cross and Blue [...]
By Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon Badia Hand to Shoulder Center The concept of Medical Tourism (U.S. patients going to India or Thailand to receive ‘better, cheaper’ surgeries in ‘state of the art’ facilities) has served to undermine confidence in our healthcare system recently illustrated in Michael Moore’s movie, Sicko. But that’s not [...]