• Juan Carlos Suarez, M.D.

    Juan Carlos Suarez, M.D.

    Program Director

    Juan Carlos Suarez, M.D., is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in adult  hip  and  knee  joint  reconstruction  surgery,  including  revision  joint  replacement  and  minimally invasive  surgical  techniques.  After  earning  his  medical  degree  at  the  University  of  Puerto  Rico,  he completed  his  orthopedic  surgery  residency  at  the  University  of  Miami/Jackson  Memorial  Hospital program and an adult hip and knee reconstruction fellowship at OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center.

    Dr. Suarez has made numerous symposium presentations on the efficacy of surgical methods utilized in hip and knee reconstructive surgery. He also is widely published in such scientific publications as the Journal of Arthroplasty and the American Journal of Orthopedics. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and on the editorial board of Arthroplasty Today.

    He is an affiliate assistant professor at the Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and a clinical assistant professor at the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.  He is fluent in English and Spanish.

    View a list of publications in the Baptist Health Expert Gallery: https://works.bepress.com/juan-suarez/

    Education & Training

    • OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Program
    • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program
    • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

    Board Certification

    • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

  • Alexander van der Ven, M.D.

    Alexander van der Ven, M.D.

    Alexander van der Ven, M.D., is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in total joint replacement, revision replacement and reconstruction of the hip and knee. He earned his medical degree at Tufts University, completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Miami and an orthopedic adult reconstruction fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital. He holds an MBA in healthcare management from Tufts University School of Medicine. His clinical interests include degenerative, congenital, and inflammatory disorders of the hip and knee.

    His clinical interests include degenerative, congenital and inflammatory disorders of the hip and knee, with a focus on less invasive techniques, arthroplasty longevity and early rehabilitation. He also specializes in the early treatment of hip disorders with minimally invasive techniques such as hip arthroscopy. Dr. van der Ven has published articles in several peer-reviewed medical journals and has lectured nationally. He is a clinical assistant professor at the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.

    View a list of publications in the Baptist Health Expert Gallery: https://works.bepress.com/alexander-vanderven/

    Education & Training

    • New England Baptist Hospital,  Otto E. Aufranc Fellow in Orthopedic Adult Reconstruction
    • University of Miami/Jackson Health System Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program
    • University of Miami Internship in General Surgery
    • Tufts University School of Medicine

    Board Certification

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Charles Lawrie, M.D.

    Charles Lawrie, M.D.

    Charles Lawrie, M.D., is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon specialized in adult hip and knee joint replacement surgery, including hip resurfacing, anterior approach hip replacement, robotic-assisted partial and total knee replacement, and revision joint replacement.  After  earning  his  medical  degree  at  Washington University School of Medicine,  he completed  his  orthopedic  surgery  residency  at  the  University  of  Miami/Jackson  Memorial  Hospital program and a joint Preservation, Resurfacing and Replacement Fellowship Program at Washington University Physicians.

    He has a particular interest in cementless total knee replacement, total joint replacement in young, active individuals, and the use of technology throughout the episode of care to improve outcomes for hip and knee replacement surgical care. He is passionate about improving patient experience and outcomes through research, education and clinical excellence.

    Dr. Lawrie leads cutting-edge research in his field. He holds a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation. He is actively involved in designing and developing technology and implants for hip and knee replacement to improve patient outcomes. He serves as a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Digital Health Committee. He is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and The Phi Beta Kappa Society.

    Education & Training

    • Washington University Physicians, Fellowship Program, Joint Preservation, Resurfacing and Replacement University of Miami/Jackson Health System Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program
    • Baylor College of Medicine, Medical School, MD

    Board Certification

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery