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Orthopaedic Surgeon
25 years of experience
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carlos Lavernia, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Lavernia has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.7
  • Currently 2.7 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.7
  • Currently 2.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.6
  • Currently 2.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.2
  • Currently 3.2 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.1
  • Currently 3.1 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.6
  • Currently 3.625 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Avascular Necrosis Osteonecrosis
  • Disorders of the Knee Joint
  • Hip Surgery
  • Hip Surgery Hip Replacement Arthroplasty
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Surgery Knee Replacement Arthroplasty

Education & Awards

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

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


Dr. Lavernia has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy Hospital 
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Carlos J Lavernia MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 25 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 South Miami, FL.
Additional practice locations include: Miami, FL.