John William Uribe, M.D.

Chair, Department of Orthopedics; and Professor


Office: UHZ Sports Medicine, 1150 Campo Sano Avenue, Suite 200, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Phone: 786-268-6208


John Uribe, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, and minimally invasive surgical procedures for degenerative knee, shoulder, and elbow conditions. Uribe is the team physician for the Florida Panthers hockey team and the Miami Dolphins football team.

In addition to his role as chair of the HWCOM Department of Orthopedics, Uribe is the chief medical executive for the Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute and a Baptist Health Medical Group member. 

Uribe was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army and served as chief of orthopedics at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. A member of multiple professional organizations and societies, he is well-published and lectures extensively in the U.S. and abroad.


Sports Medicine, The Hughston Foundation, Columbus, GA
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
Internship, General Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC\
M.D., University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC


Orthopedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


His research interests include minimally invasive resurfacing techniques of the knee and shoulder and ligament and tendon restoration.