Connect with the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute
As leaders in orthopaedic surgery, physical therapy, and concussion management, we deliver effective and customized treatment for your shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and lower leg injuries.
For your best recovery and performance, you need fellowship-trained, sports medicine board-certified experts with extensive experience in treating athletes, and active adults and kids.
Housed at The Lennar Foundation Medical Center on the University of Miami campus in Coral Gables, the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute provides state-of-the-art services for athletes of every level. Lee Kaplan, M.D., Director of the Institute, talks about how this new facility benefits everyone from Coral Gables and the surrounding communities.
Days begin early and end late for Dr. Lee Kaplan, director of the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute. In addition to caring for patients from all walks of life, he also cares for elite athletes as the head team physician and medical director for the Miami Marlins and Miami Hurricanes. We invite you to shadow Dr. Kaplan for a day, from clinic, to surgery, to the Marlins Spring Training.
Sports participation and other leadership opportunities have the ability to change students' lives. The Annual Student Leadership Day, a free event for high school students to learn about the important role they can play in the lives of others, is sponsored by the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute. “We want to teach them how to use sports and activities make better choices and get ahead in life,” said Dr. Kaplan, director.