Michael R. Mijares, MD

Michael R. Mijares, MD

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Practice name: MIJARES Orthopedics

TIN: 208032857

  • Accepts Work Comp cases
  • Accepts new patients

About the Doctor

Dr. Michael R. Mijares is a Sports Medicine fellowship-trained, Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, specializing in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, and a Medical Doctorate with Highest Honors from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica.

Dr. Mijares completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, where he served as Chief Resident. Subsequently, he pursued a fellowship in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Reconstructive Surgery at the esteemed Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI) in Los Angeles, CA, training under pioneers of minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery.

He is an accomplished author with publications in the field of arthroscopy and fracture surgery, demonstrating his commitment to staying at the forefront of innovative techniques. Dr. Mijares is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care, embodying a lifelong commitment to learning.

Beyond his medical pursuits, Dr. Mijares enjoys quality time with his wife and four children, along with interests in surfing, triathlon training, and spearfishing. Dr. Mijares is genuinely devoted to his patients, providing them with the same level of care and attention he would offer to his own family.


  • Orthopedic Surgery: Hip
  • Orthopedic Surgery: Knee
  • Orthopedic Surgery: Shoulder
  • Orthopedic Surgery: Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery: Foot&Ankle
  • Orthopedic Surgery: Spine


Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Southern California Orthopaedic Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Miami, FL
Medical School: Doctor of Medicine with Highest Honors, Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica
Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


Areas of Expertise:


Shoulder arthroscopy
Shoulder rotator cuff tears
Shoulder SLAP tear/labral tears
Shoulder dislocations and instability
Shoulder arthritis
Shoulder total replacement/reverse replacement


Hip arthroscopy
Hip labrum tears
Hip impingement (femoral acetabular impingement or FAI)
Proximal hamstring tears
Gluteus tears
Hip arthritis
Total Hip Replacement – Anterior Approach
Hip fractures


Knee Arthroscopy
Anterior cruciate ligament tears
Meniscus tears
Knee arthritis
Total Knee Replacement


Ankle arthroscopy
Achilles tendon injuries

PRP injection therapy
BMAC – Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate


Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery – Board Certified


  • English
  • Spanish

Hospital affiliations

South Miami Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Baptist Hospital, Doctor’s Hospital, HCA Kendall Hospital, Miami Surgical Suites, Miami Surgical Center

Network Participation:

  • Aetna
  • Corvel
  • Coventry
  • Dimension
  • DOL
  • Multiplan
  • Prime Health Services Inc.
  • Rockport


  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
  • Accepts legal cases (PI/Auto/Work Comp)
  • Peer Reviews

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