Dr. John W. Uribe, MD

About Dr. John W. Uribe

Dr. John W. Uribe is a dual Board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables, Florida, specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and minimally invasive surgical procedures for degenerative conditions of the knee and shoulder. He has recently been appointed chairman of the Department of Orthopedics for the Florida International University School of Medicine. Dr. John W. Uribe formerly served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Exercise & Sports Sciences at the University of Miami. He is also a professor and chief of sports medicine at University of Miami school of medicine and served as team physician for the Miami Hurricane for 22 years.

He is a founding member of the UHZ Sports Medicine Institute. John W. Uribe, MD came to Miami from the U.S. Army, where he served as lieutenant colonel and chief of orthopedics at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu. His research interests include minimally invasive resurfacing techniques of the knee and shoulder, as well as ligament and tendon restoration.

In addition to the Florida Panthers hockey team, Dr. John W. Uribe has been the team physician for the Miami Dolphins and the Florida Marlins. He is a member of multiple professional organizations and societies. He is well-published and lectures extensively in the U.S. and abroad.

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