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Patient Reviews

3.5
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(23)
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carlos Lavernia, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Lavernia has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
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Promptness 3.0
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Courteous Staff 3.3
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
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Bedside Manner 3.7
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Spends Time with Me 3.5
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Follows Up After Visit 4.1
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Carlos Lavernia, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Lavernia graduated from University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. He has 2 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Florida™ (2009)

Affiliations

Dr. Lavernia has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Jackson Memorial Hospital 
  • Mercy Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Carlos Jesus Lavernia MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Carlos J. Lavernia practice?
Dr. Carlos Lavernia has 2 office locations.
Dr. Carlos Lavernia practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Miami, FL.
See Miami Surgeons.