Orthopedic Surgeon Frantz Lerebours, M.D., joins Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

MIAMI – December 17, 2020 – Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Frantz Lerebours, M.D., joins Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Lerebours specializes in orthopedic trauma surgery and fracture surgery. With a background in sports medicine, he has expertise in treating both fractured bones and surrounding soft tissues. He is fluent in English and Haitian Creole.

“We are pleased Dr. Lerebours has joined Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute,” said John Uribe, M.D., chief medical executive of Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. “His experience in trauma surgery and sports medicine, along with his holistic approach to patient care, will make him a strong addition to our team.”

Dr. Lerebours joins Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute from Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was an attending physician. During his time in Los Angeles, Dr. Lerebours provided sports medicine team coverage for the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Kings.

A first-generation Haitian American, Dr. Lerebours participates in medical mission trips to Haiti. He also serves on the board of advisors for Orthopaedic Relief Services International and as a preceptor for the Nth Dimensions Summer Internship.

Dr. Lerebours has been honored with numerous awards, including the Southern California Super Doctors “Rising Stars” Award, the Ralph Lusskin Resident Teacher of the Year Award, the Charles H. Epps Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery, the Dr. Wilbur Strickland Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine and the Dr. Merton B. Anderson Award for Excellence in Pathology. Additionally, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and named executive chief resident during his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.

His research has been published in peer-reviewed publications, including Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine and the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He has also contributed to medical textbooks.

Dr. Lerebours earned his medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and a sports medicine fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic.

He will see patients at 8940 North Kendall Drive, Suite 602E, in Miami.

About Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, more than 23,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net/Newsroom and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute
Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute offers comprehensive services for athletes and non-athletes – from physical and cognitive evaluation to rehabilitation and surgical reconstruction. The Institute is the sports medicine provider for the Miami Dolphins, Miami HEAT, Florida Panthers, Florida International University athletics, Orange Bowl, Miami Open Tennis, Miami Marathon and Half Marathon and Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, more than 23,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net/Newsroom and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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