Dr. Frantz Lerebours, via baptisthealth.net

By Onz Chery

Dr. Frantz Lerebours, via baptisthealth.net

The Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, welcomed Dr. Frantz Lerebours, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, to its team last week.

Dr. Lerebours is an orthopedic surgery and fracture surgery specialist who joins from Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was an attending physician, according to Baptist Health South Florida. While in Los Angeles, Dr. Lerebours provided sports medicine team coverage for the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Kings.

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute is the sports medicine provider for the Miami Dolphins, Miami HEAT, Florida Panthers, Florida International University athletics, Orange Bowl, Miami Open Tennis, Miami Marathon and Half Marathon and Miami-Dade County Public Schools, according to the Baptist Health South Florida.

“We are pleased Dr. Lerebours has joined Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute,” said John Uribe, M.D., chief medical executive of Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. “His experience in trauma surgery and sports medicine, along with his holistic approach to patient care, will make him a strong addition to our team.”

Dr. Lerebours earned his medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine before completing his orthopedic surgery residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and a sports medicine fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. 

A former athlete himself, Dr. Lerebours played linebacker for St. Anthony’s High School in New York during the early 2000s. 

The Haitian-American doctor is fluent in Creole and has participated in medical mission trips to Haiti. Continue reading

Onz Chery

Onz Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He also wrote for First Touch, Cosmopolitan Soccer League and other local soccer leagues in New York. After...

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