OUR DOCTORS

Dr. Al De Simone, M.D

Adolescent & Pediatric Orthopedic/Regenerative Medicine

Specialty:
Orthopedic Surgeon – Pediatric, Adolescent and Adult Sports Medicine

Current Experience:
Director of Sports Medicine at the Sports Medicine Associates of South Florida, P.A. (Specializing in
Complex Knee and Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery)

Education:
Post Graduate Training, St. George University School of Medicine, West Indies (1982-1984)
Medical School, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL (1986-1989), Graduated: Alpha Omega Alpha
Orthopedic Residency, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Colorado, Aspen, CO (07/94-07/95)

Board Certification:
National Board of Medical Examiners Par I 6/87
National Board of Medical Examiners Part II 4/89
National Board of Medical Examiners Part III 3/90
Part I Examination of The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 7/94
Part II Examination of The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 7/97
Re-certification of The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Sports Subspecialty) 3/04
Re-certification of The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Sports Subspecialty) 7/15

Licensure
State of Florida (1995-Present)
State of Colorado (1994-2000)
State of Massachusetts (1990-1994)

Recent Experience:
• Director of Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine Associate of South Florida, P.A. (1994-Present)
• Team Physician, St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Fort Lauderdale, FL (2015-Present)
• Team Physician, North Broward Preparatory High School, Coconut
Creek, FL (2007-Present)
• Team Physician, Cypress Bay High School, Weston, FL (2008 – Present
• Team Physician and Consultant, American Top Team, Coconut Creek,
FL (2015-Present)

Publications:
• Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries, The Miami Herald (June 2,
2022)
• Single Dose Radiation in Prevention of Heterotopic Ossification Using
550 Centigray after Total Hip Arthroplasty, Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery, Vol 77-A (4):590-95, (1995)
• Local Compression Fractures of the Antero-Lateral Tibial Plateau and
Associated Soft Tissue Injuries of the Knee in Alpine Skiers, Boston
University Medical Center, Boston, MA (Submitted for Publication)
• Anterior Tibial Tubercle Transportation for Patellofemoral Arthrosis,
(Long Term Study), Journal of Knee Surgery, Winter 1994, Vol 7
(1):13-20

Dr. Al De Simone, M.D

Orthopedic Surgeon