Rolando Garcia Jr., MD, MPH, FAAOS, an Orthopedic Surgeon with Orthopedic Care Center

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Rolando Garcia Jr., who serves patients throughout the State of Florida.

A skilled orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Garcia Jr. is in practice at the Orthopedic Care Center, with offices in Aventura and Hallandale Beach, Florida. Specializing in spine surgery and scoliosis, he continues to hold the position of Medical Director for the Scoliosis Screening Pro­gram for Dade County Schools, and recently completed a two-year term as Chief of the Orthopedic Surgery Department at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center.

The Orthopedic Care Center has been providing world class muscle and skeletal care to the South Florida community and beyond for the last five decades. All of their orthopedic surgeons are board-certified and fellowship-trained. They treat each patient with a hands-on, personal approach that meets his or her needs. Staffed with specialists in the field, the center provides the most comprehensive treatment for orthopedic, and sports/work related injuries.

Featured in the Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, 2002-2003 Edition, Dr. Garcia Jr. graduated summa cum laude from Tulane University, where he also attended medical school and completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery. In 1996, the Medical Center of Louisiana honored him as Chief Resident of Orthopedic Surgery. He was also presented with the 1996 Thibodeaux Award presented annually to the senior resident who best exemplifies the qualities of leadership, compassion and commitment to patient care. After having completed his fellowship in spine surgery at the North Carolina Spine Center, he joined the Orthopedic Care Center.

A Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (FAAOS) and a member of the prestigious North American Spine Society, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and spine surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

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