Miguel S. Daccarett, MD, FAAOS

Miguel S. Daccarett, MD, FAAOS

Hip Preservation, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma
Areas of Interest

Cartilage Defects of the Hip/Hip Trauma | Knee injuries/Meniscus/Cartilage/Ligaments | Malunions/Non Unions/Infections of Upper and Lower Extremities | Pelvis and Acetabular Fractures

Primary Practice Location
UofL Physicians – Sports Medicine
UofL Health – Sports Medicine Institute
Cardinal Station
215 Central Avenue, Suite 201
Louisville, KY 40208
502-637-7678
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Miguel S. Daccarett, MD, FAAOS

Miguel S. Daccarett, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with UofL Health – Orthopedics who specializes in orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. Dr. Daccarett treats high-energy trauma, including fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, fractures of the upper and lower extremities and fractures of the hip, knee and ankle, as well as complicated fracture malunions, non-unions and bone infections. He has a special interest and training in hip preservation surgery to avoid an early hip replacement, including surgical dislocation of the hip for cartilage transplantation (mega OATS) and osteotomies around the hip joint.

Education & Training

BS
San Pedro Claver | Cartagena de Indias | 1993
MD
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana | Bogotá | 1993
Orthopedic Surgeon
El Bosque University/University of Nebraska (5th pathway) | Bogotá/Lincoln | 2000
Fellowship
University of Louisville | Trauma | Louisville | 2005
University of Florida | Oncology | Gainesville | 2005
Harvard Children's Hospital | Sports Medicine | Boston | 2006

Title(s)

MD, FAAOS

Languages

English | Spanish

Areas of Interest

Cartilage Defects of the Hip/Hip Trauma | Knee injuries/Meniscus/Cartilage/Ligaments | Malunions/Non Unions/Infections of Upper and Lower Extremities | Pelvis and Acetabular Fractures

Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS), Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery

Practice, Specialty or Service

School of Medicine

Associate Trauma Fellowship Program Director

Associate Professor

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Awards

Outstanding Instructor Award (2017)

Faculty Diversity Award (University of Nebraska)

Philosophy

"My philosophy of care is “patients comes first”. I treat patients as if they are members of my own family with compassion, professionalism and common sense. I have a commitment to my patients and their families to deliver care that is supported by evidence-based medicine and performed in a multidisciplinary fashion."

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