MIAMI, FL – March 1, 2018 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – After concluding the congress in Madrid for Advanced Arthroscopy Wrist & Hand Surgical Skills Lectures on February 15 & 16, 2018, Dr. Alejandro Badia, a hand and upper extremity surgeon in the United States, a former president of the International Society of Traumatology for the Hand (ISSPORTH) and founder of Badia Hand to Shoulder Center and OrthoNow, traveled to Seville where he gave relevant talks and participated in debates with the orthopedic community about the management of hand and wrist sports injuries and reconstruction of the upper limb affected by arthritis.

Details of the Event:

On Monday, February 19, 2018, the 1st SPORTME SPORTS INJURIES CONFERENCE was celebrated in SPORTME, Seville, Spain, and Dr. Badia spoke about sports injuries in the hand and wrist, the surgical management of the arthrosis of the upper limb and finally participated in a Debate about the discussions of the event.

“Great honor to give relevant talks and participate in surgeries in Seville, new city for me in my Dad’s home country!,” said Dr. Badia

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About Dr. Alejandro Badia:
Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS is a hand and upper extremity surgeon at Badia Hand to Shoulder Center, a fully integrated clinical facility for the upper limb, including Hand, Wrist, Shoulder and Elbow, located in Doral, Florida. Dr. Badia was educated at Cornell and NYU, trained in orthopedics at Bellevue Hospital/NYU Medical Center, followed with a hand/microsurgery fellowship in Pittsburgh and trauma fellowship in Germany. He has served as worldwide president of the International Society for Sport Traumatology of the Hand (ISSPORTH) and co-founded the Miami Anatomical Research and Training Center (M.A.R.C.), the world’s largest surgical cadaveric training lab and The Surgery Center at Doral, an elite state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center.

Dr. Badia has published numerous articles, written multiple book chapters, and has been an invited speaker or lecturer in nearly twenty-five countries. He is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS) and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) as well as numerous other international hand surgery and arthroscopy associations. Additionally, Dr. Badia served as honored professor at the prestigious Philadelphia Hand Course. For 10 consecutive years, Dr. Badia has been on the editorial review board of the Techniques in Upper Extremity Surgery, comprised of International key opinion leaders in upper limb surgery. Dr. Badia runs an active international hand fellowship, serves on the editorial board of two hand journals and for eight consecutive years, organized a two-day conference and learning symposium for surgeons/therapists devoted to upper limb arthroscopy and arthroplasty.

After years of a successful medical career and a renowned international speaking legacy, he saw a need for specialized orthopedic urgent care centers to immediately assess and treat a range of orthopedic and sports injuries and founded OrthoNOW®, the only orthopedic urgent care center franchise in the country. He serves as Medical Director of the franchise’s flagship location in Doral, Florida which has a team of orthopedic specialists on staff that treat broken bones, sprains, torn ligaments and muscles, cuts, sports and workers’ compensation injuries.

Dr. Badia, a two-time South Florida Business Journal Top 100 Power Leaders in Healthcare and a Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leader by Diversity MBA Magazine, has also been honored with Legacy Awards from Today’s Work Comp Professionals and The Doral Business Council. OrthoNOW® was named a “Top Ten Franchise Opportunity” in healthcare by Entrepreneur Magazine and featured in the following media: Franchise Times, Orthopedics This Week, South Florida Business Journal, Franchise USA Magazine and The Miami Herald.

For more information, visit: or @drbadia.