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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist, Physiatrist (physical, rehabilitation)
11 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Javier Placer is Good. Dr. Placer has been reviewed by 46 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Javier Placer, MD is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Placer graduated from University of Guadalajara, Mexico, San Antonio. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Orlando


Dr. Placer has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Heart Of Florida Regional Med Center 
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center 


  • French
  • Spanish
  • Italian

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Additional Information
Dr. Javier A Placer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 11 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine.
Where does Dr. Javier A. Placer practice?
Dr. Javier Placer has 1 office location.
Dr. Javier Placer practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine near Orlando, FL.
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