John Uribe, M.D., is a dual Board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Jose Milton Foundation Endowed Chair in Orthopedics and Chief Medical Executive with Baptist Health Orthopedic Care. He specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and minimally invasive surgical procedures for degenerative conditions of the knee, shoulder and elbow. Dr. Uribe is the team physician for the Florida Panthers hockey team and the Miami Dolphins football team. He is chairman of the department of orthopedics for Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and is a founding member of the UHZ Sports Medicine Institute. Dr. Uribe was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army and served as chief of orthopedics at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu. His research interests include minimally invasive resurfacing techniques of the knee and shoulder, as well as ligament and tendon restoration. A member of multiple professional organizations and societies, he is well-published and lectures extensively in the U.S. and abroad.
The Hughston Foundation, Inc. (Georgia)
Fellowship Program, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 1985
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Residency Program, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1981
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Internship Program, Surgery, General, 1977
University of North Carolina School of Medicine (Chapel Hill)
Medical School, 1976
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1982
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