Alejandro Badia, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon at Badia Hand to Shoulder Center in Miami Florida. Dr. Badia previously served as Chief of Hand Surgery at Baptist Hospital of Miami. He studied physiology at Cornell University and obtained his medical degree at New York University, 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 runs an active international hand fellowship and previously organized a yearly Miami meeting for surgeons/therapists that was devoted to upper limb arthroscopy and arthroplasty. In 2005, Dr. Badia co-founded the world-renowned Miami Anatomical Research Center (M.A.R.C.), one of the world’s largest surgical cadaveric training lab.
In 2008, he completed the Badia Hand to Shoulder Center, a fully integrated clinical facility for the upper limb also encompassing the Surgery Center at Doral, rehabilitation and an MRI imaging facility. More recently, Dr. Badia inaugurated OrthoNOW®, the first immediate orthopedic care center in South Florida. OrthoNOW® officially went to market in April, 2020 and is actively engaging strategic healthcare investors and interested clinicians, here and abroad to open orthopedic walk-in facilities.