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Dr. Gus Leotta MD

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Dr. Gus Leotta III specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery in Miami, Florida.

Dr. Gus Leotta III has been compared 32 times. Details of Dr. Leotta's 15 years experience as an MD and education at University of California, San Francisco are available on your free doctor report.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Gus Leotta identified specializing in Sports MedicineSports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.
and Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
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 Education

Dr. Leotta attended medical school at University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and graduated in 1999 having 15 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.

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    Core Orthopedics, 11801 SW 90th St, Suite 203 Miami, FL 33186

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    3659 S Miami Ave, Suite 4008 Miami, FL 33133

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      Cornell University
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    6701 SW 72nd St, Suite 212 Miami, FL 33143

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      Baptist Hospital of Miami
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      University of Miami
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    Coral Gables Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, 2601 SW 37th Ave, Suite 602 Miami, FL 33133

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      Doctors Hospital
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      Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
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    UHZ Sports Medicine Institute at Doctors Hospital, 1150 Campo Sano, Suite 200 Coral Gables, FL 33146

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      11 Years Experience
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      Miami, FL
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      University of Pittsburgh
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      MALE

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