OrthoMiami Team

About Us

OrthoMiami is an orthopedic center of excellence for individuals seeking treatment of both sports-related and general orthopedic injuries. Our specialized orthopedic clinic caters to a diverse clientele, including athletes and active individuals from the South Florida region and beyond.  Whether it’s sports-related trauma or general orthopedic ailments, our practice embraces an unwavering commitment to excellence, delivering state-of-the-art diagnostics, treatments, and surgical solutions tailored specifically to each patient’s unique needs.

For athletes, we understand the importance of achieving optimal performance and regaining functionality swiftly and safely. Our sports injury rehabilitation programs are designed to empower athletes to return to their game.

Beyond the realm of sports, our team wholeheartedly dedicates itself to treating general orthopedic injuries, empowering patients to overcome musculoskeletal challenges and enhance their overall quality of life. Whether it’s a fracture, joint problem, or any orthopedic condition, our experts strive to provide compassionate care, helping patients recover and regain mobility with personalized treatment plans.

At OrthoMiami, our mission is to redefine orthopedic care by fostering the well-being of every patient we serve. Orthopedic Excellence, Compassionate Care. Learn more about us and discover how our state-of-the-art diagnostics, treatments, and surgical solutions can address your unique needs.

Our Physicians

Dr. Cesar E. Ceballos

Cesar E. Ceballos, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgeon & Founder of OrthoMiami

South Floridians who require exceptional treatment for injuries or chronic pain turn to the experts at OrthoMiami. We strive to provide the highest caliber treatment and service possible for all of our patients.

Led by Cesar E. Ceballos, MD, our practice began specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopy of all major joints in 2003. Dr. Ceballos is renowned by patients and peers alike for his exceptional knowledge, experience and outstanding results. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, as well as a diplomate of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. At OrthoMiami, our team consists of only the most highly skilled, exceptional orthopedic experts from around the country.

Dr. Cesar E. Ceballos

Cesar E. Ceballos, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist
Founder of OrthoMiami

Cesar E. Ceballos, MD, founder of OrthoMiami, is a dual Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He practices in Miami, Florida and specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Ceballos obtained his undergraduate degree from Florida International University, Miami, Florida in 1990, and his Medical Degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida in 1995. He completed a one year general surgery internship and his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Miami, Florida in 2000. He completed in 2001 a Sports Medicine Fellowship in affiliation with Stanford University in Palo Alto, California under the supervision of the Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers and San Francisco Giants team physicians.

He currently is or has had in the past Team Physician Duties with: San Francisco 49ers, Stanford University Football (NCAA Division I), Santa Clara University Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Soccer (NCAA Division I), Foothill College Football, San Jose City Ballet, NCAA Volleyball Regional Tournament, San Francisco Demons (XFL Football), involved with the NFL Combines in Indianapolis as a physician for the San Francisco 49ers, Doral PGA Golf Tournament, Key Biscayne PGA Golf Tournament, NASDAQ Tennis Tournament, many public and private high schools in the Miami-Dade County area and many local club volleyball and soccer teams.

Dr. Ceballos is internationally known and recognized for his skills as an Orthopaedic Surgeon, as well as his contributions to research, injury prevention and treatment. He is renowned by patients and peers alike for his exceptional knowledge, experience and outstanding outcomes. He is a leader in medical technology that includes needle arthroscopy – a less invasive tool for treating many issues without surgical incisions or general anesthesia.

Dr. Ceballos is proud to have put together a team that consists of only the most highly skilled and exceptional orthopedic experts from around the country.

J. Pieter Hommen, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. J. Pieter Hommen is board certified and fellowship-trained in sports medicine and advanced arthroscopy of the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee and ankle. He specializes in injuries and arthritis of the shoulder, hip and knee with particular interests in joint preservation of cartilage and biomechanics.

Dr. Hommen specializes in: femoroacetabular impingement procedures including CAM and PINCER impingement resection, labrum repair, labrum reconstruction, iliotibial band and iliopsoas tendon release, trochanteric bursectomy, gluteus tendon repair, hamstring repair, piriformis tendon release, sciatic nerve compression release at the hip, and cartilage restoration. His interests in knee arthroscopic surgery include includes meniscus repairs, cartilage restorative procedures, autologous chondrocyte implantations, matrix induced autologous chondrocyte implantation, meniscus transplantations, anterior cruciate ligament and posterior cruciate ligament reconstructions.

J. Pieter Hommen
Richard F. Pell

Richard F. Pell, MD, FAAOS

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Richard F. Pell, IV, MD is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon with an interest in general orthopedics. Dr. Pell attended Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY and then worked on staff as an Orthopedic Surgeon for the Navy in Yokosuka, Japan.

Dr. Yohandy Fuentes

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Yohandy Fuentes, DPM, is a board-certified podiatrist providing expert foot and ankle care at the orthopedic practice OrthoMiami in Miami, Florida. Dr. Fuentes takes an integrative approach to care, utilizing the most advanced tools, techniques, and treatments to ensure his patients get the best outcomes.

After earning his Bachelor of Applied Science at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Dr. Fuentes went on to complete his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. It was also at Barry University that Dr. Fuentes received the Excellence in Clinical Science and Dr. David Eisenbud Memorial awards. He continued his training, completing his residency program at Barry University Foot and Ankle Institute in Miami, Florida, serving as chief resident during his final year.

Dr. Fuentes is board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM). He specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, using minimally invasive tools and techniques whenever possible. Dr. Fuentes is also an expert in podiatric sports medicine.
Originally from Havana, Cuba, Dr. Fuentes has been a proud Miami, Florida resident for over 20 years with his wife, Judith, and their two children. Dr. Fuentes enjoys providing excellent foot and ankle care to those in his community at OrthoMiami. Call or schedule a consultation online today.

Dr. Yohandy Fuentes
Rafael A. Sanchez

Rafael A. Sanchez, MD

Rafael A. Sanchez, M.D., is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. Dr. Sanchez’s expertise encompasses advanced knee and shoulder arthroscopy, shoulder replacement surgery, and fracture care. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, where he helped care for the University of Miami football team and the Miami Marlins. With firsthand experience as a former collegiate athlete himself, he possesses a deep understanding of the complex relationship between athletic performance and orthopedic health. Dr. Sanchez’s advanced fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder surgery equips him to offer personalized approaches for rapid recovery and lasting results. His commitment to staying current with the latest innovations ensures his patients receive the most effective orthopedic care available.

Dr. Sanchez’s approach revolves around evidence-based medicine and patient-centered care. He values patient education and shared decision-making, recognizing that these collaborative efforts play a pivotal role in achieving optimal outcomes. Dr. Sanchez believes in the value of non-operative management whenever possible, and he works closely with patients to explore conservative treatment options before considering surgical interventions. 

Experience the difference between compassionate and personalized orthopedic care with Dr. Sanchez. Whether you’re an athlete striving to get back in the game or see

William Dieppa, PT, DPT​

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Willy Dieppa PT, DPT has been a Doctor of Physical Therapy specializing in sports and Orthopedics for over 4 years. Dr. Willy is certified in instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) and is in the process of being credentialed to perform dry needling. Over the past 4 years, Dr. Willy has treated numerous collegiate and high school athletes from all sports including Soccer, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Track and field, and more. Dr. Willy specializes in evidence-based manual therapy techniques and sport-specific rehab and recovery to help others achieve their athletic performance goals and improve their quality of life.

William Dieppa, PT, DPT​

Our Team

Dennis Ramos

Dennis Ramos, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Julio Ramos

Julio Ramos, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Santiago Abreu

Santiago Abreu, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Hector Portuondo, RDCS, RVT, RDMS

Hector Portuondo, RDCS, RVT, RDMS

Registered Vascular Expert

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Our Satisfied Patients

Doctor Ceballos is very knowledgeable and qualify Orthopedic Surgeon with great bedside manner. He is personable and the same time very caring. His staff are amazing Kim, Erika and Mary Ann are always so professional and caring.


Always treated well by EVERYONE at OrthoMiami. The staff is super helpful. Dr. Ceballos has treated me and members of my family for a few different breaks and injuries with great care and expertise. Highly recommend!