Dr. Carlos Jesus Lavernia MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Carlos Lavernia is an orthopedic surgeon in Miami, Florida and is affiliated with Larkin Community Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Larkin Community Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Interests: joint replacement

Hospital Affiliation

Larkin Community Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Diego
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1986

University of California at San Diego
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1987 - 1991

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 20 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Southern Orthopaedic Association 30th Annual Meeting
2013 7 17

Celecoxib and Heterotopic Bone Formation After Total Hip Arthroplasty.
Lavernia, C. J.,Contreras, J. S.,Villa, J. M.,Rossi, M. D.

Vitamin D Insufficiency in Patients With THA: Prevalence and Effects on Outcome.
Lavernia, C. J.,Villa, J. M.,Iacobelli, D. A.,Rossi, M. D.

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