Frank A Buttacavoli, MD

Buttacavoli Frank A
Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery
Gender
Male

Primary Office
21000 NE 28th Avenue
Ste 104
Aventura, FL 33180
Phone
305-937-1999
Fax:
305-931-2071

Meet the Physician

Frank A. Buttacavoli, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon. He earned his medical degree from the University of Miami/Miller School of Medicine in 2009. He completed his surgical internship and his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in 2010 and 2014, respectively. He was associate surgeon and adult reconstruction fellow at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine from 2014 to 2015, and completed a hip and reconstruction fellowship at Balgrist Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, in 2015.

Research

Awards and honors

  • Current Concepts in Joint Replacement/Fellow Scholarship Winner, 2014
  • NCAA First Team Academic All American, Rice University, 2005
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities, 2005
  • Rice Scholar Athlete, 2005, 2004
  • Western Athletic Conference Freshman All Academic Team, 2002
  • Western Athletic Academic All-Conference, 2005, 2004, 2003
  • Martel Varsity Sports Award, Rice College System, 2003

Professional organizations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Alamo Orthopedic Society

Recent publications

  • “Loss of Follow-Up in Orthopedic Trauma: Who Is Getting Lost to Follow Up?” Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, 2015
  • “Electromagnetic Navigation Reduces Surgical Time and Radiation Exposure for Proximal Interlocking in Retrograde Femoral Nailing,” Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, 2014

Presentations

  • “Damage Control Orthopedics,” Grand Rounds, Aventura Hospital, Department of Surgery, 2016
  • “Loss of Follow-Up in Orthopedic Trauma: Who Is Getting Lost to Follow Up?” 16th European Congress of Trauma & Emergency Surgery, 2015
  • “Augmentation of Pelvic Bone Loss in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty,” University of Zurich, Balgrist Hospital, Department of Orthopedics, 2015
  • “How Industry Supported My Residency: Did They Sway My Implant of Choice?” Rounds, University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2014
  • “Electromagnetic Navigation Reduces Surgical Time and Radiation Exposure for Proximal Interlocking in Retrograde Femoral Nailing,” Alamo Orthopedic Society Biannual Meeting, 2013
  • “Alternative Arthroscopy,” Grand Rounds, University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2013
  • “Infections of the Spine,” Grand Rounds, University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2011
  • “Spine Trauma,” Laura Flawn Lectureship, University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2011

Education

Education
  • University Of Miami School Of Medicine, 2009
Internships
  • University Of Texas Health Science, 2010
Residencies
  • University Of Texas Health Science, 2014, Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowships
  • Brigham And Women's Hospital, 2015
Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery-Orthopedic Surgery