Rafael A. Sanchez, MD
Rafael A. Sanchez, MD, 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 seeking relief from orthopedic discomfort, Dr. Sanchez is committed to helping you achieve your musculoskeletal goals.