May 22, 2018
Alejandro Badia, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and the co-founder of Doral, Fla.-based OrthoNOW, a national franchise walk-in orthopedic care center.
A hand and upper extremity specialist with more than 15 years of experience, Dr. Badia also founded Doral, Fla.-based Badia Hand to Shoulder Center and Miami Anatomical Research Center, a cadaver training lab.
Dr. Badia served as president of the International Society for Sports Traumatology of the Hand from 2011 to 2013. He delivered lectures around the world and published numerous clinical and research articles.
In March 2017, Dr. Badia traveled to St. Joseph Orthopaedic Hospital in Koforidua, Ghana, to perform orthopedic upper limb surgeries. Through Operation Healing Hands, he performed pediatric hand reconstruction in Guatemala.
Dr. Badia earned his medical degree and underwent orthopedic training at New York University in New York City. After completing a hand fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, he completed a fellowship in Freiburg, Germany.
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OrthoNOW®, the nation’s only orthopedic care franchise, is focused on assessment and treatment of a range of orthopedic and sports injuries, chronic conditions, and preventative protocols – all on a walk-in basis. Specialties include anything related to the foot, ankle, knee, hip, wrist, hand, elbow, shoulder and spine.
Every OrthoNOW is equipped with digital imaging equipment and offers the latest techniques and treatments by a team of orthopedic clinicians and orthopedic specialized ancillary providers including Electro Neuro Muscular Therapy (ENMT) which dramatically alleviates acute and chronic pain and expedites recovery time from surgery.
OrthoNOW’s mobile app features a revolutionary feature called On My Way NOW® which allows patients to notify an OrthoNOW Center that they are in route, the reason they’re coming and what time they expect to arrive. The recently upgraded app v2.0 for iPhone users includes integration with Uber. OrthoNOW’s flagship Center is in Doral, Florida, with franchised Centers in Florida and Georgia. Centers are coming soon to Michigan, Ohio and beyond.