Orthopedic hand surgeon Sonya Khurana, M.D., joins Baptist Health’s Baptist Health Orthopedic Care
MIAMI ― September 14, 2019 ― Orthopedic hand surgeon Sonya Khurana, M.D., has joined Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Khurana specializes in diagnosing and treating problems of the hand, wrist and forearm, including fractures, nerve and tendon problems, sports injuries, congenital limb problems, joint instability, degenerative conditions of the wrist and elbow and small joint replacement.
Dr. Khurana received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Penn., where she was the recipient of the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society Medical Student Scholarship and the Frank and Louise Groff Foundation Scholarship. She then worked as an orthopedic trauma clinic research fellow at New York University/Hospital for Joint Diseases. She went on to complete an orthopedic surgery residency at the New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, N.Y., where she was recognized with numerous honors, including the American Journal of Orthopedics Resident Writer’s Award and the Hand Rehabilitation Foundation Snowmass Grant. Dr. Khurana received another Hand Rehabilitation Foundation Snowmass Grant as an upper extremity surgery fellow at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Khurana’s research on fractures of the ulna, radius and humerus has been published in a variety of professional journals, she has authored textbook chapters on the emergency care of elbow dislocations and nerve blocks of the hand and has presented at industry conferences regarding fracture protocols and repairs.
“Dr. Khurana is an excellent addition to our team,” said John Uribe., M.D., chief medical executive, Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. “Her arrival enhances our existing hand orthopedics service at the Institute and offers the community preeminent expertise in hand surgery.”
Dr. Khurana will see patients at the Miami HEAT Sports Medicine Center on the campus of Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables. The new Center brings most of the Institute’s orthopedic specialties under one roof and includes a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center.
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, nearly 23,000 employees, more than 4,000 physicians and more than 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning 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 our 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.