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Balaguer Orthopedic Hand to Elbow Center of South Florida


Eric J. Balaguer, M.D

is a board-certified hand and upper extremity surgeon specializing in conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow, as well as micro-vascular surgery and nerve repairs.

His undergraduate education took place at The Ohio State University majoring in biological sciences. He then returned to his native Puerto Rico to attend medical school.

Upon graduation, he obtained an NIH grant and spent two years at the Orthopedic Research Laboratory of Columbia University Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

He completed his formal training at the University of Miami with a hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital - University of Miami Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Balaguer is an avid athlete and has been a part of the medical team of different sports teams at the high school, college, and pro-level. He also remains very active in several sports.

Dr. Balaguer is a two-time cancer survivor and is passionate about his charity work with cancer patients. He is involved in many charities including the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

Professional & Friendly Care

At Balaguer Orthopedic Hand to Elbow Center, we strive to provide excellent, professional and friendly service to all our patients. 

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Caring Service

At Balaguer Orthopedic, we treat our patients with professional, cordial, caring and friendly care. We do our best to minimize wait time, send appointment reminders and provide our patients with education and rehabilitation to help prevent further injuries.


Minimally Invasive

Whenever possible, Dr. Balaguer explores and recommends minimally invasive surgery including endoscopy and arthroscopy to help in short recovery times with a smaller degree of relapse.



At Balaguer Orthopedic, we perform most surgeries as outpatient procedures utilizing state-of-the-art facilities in Kendal, Doral, South Miami and Coral Gables, allowing our patients shorter recovery time and greater convenience.

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(305) 595-1317


Main Corporate Office
The Miami Institute for Joint Reconstruction
11801 sw 90th St, Suite 201 Miami, FL 3318
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Cutler Bay Office
9299 SW 152nd St, Suite 103 Miami, FL 33156

Doral Office
3650 NW 82nd Ave #201, Doral, FL 33166


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