Title / Position: Director Pediatric Orthopaedics / IHDI Medical Advisory Board Member
Place of Employment / Office Name: Arnold Palmer Hospital Center for Orthopaedics
Street Address: 1222 S. Orange Avenue, 5th Floor
Zip/Postal code: 32606
Country: United States
Office phone number: 321.841.3040
Office fax number: 321.841.3049
Medical or Surgical Specialty: Pediatric Orthopaedics
Professional Education and Memberships
Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Residency: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Fellowship training:Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, AO Hip Surgery
Certifications:American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons,
Society Memberships (list up to four only):
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North Americe
European Pediatric Orthopaedic Society
Scoliosis Research Society
Specific training in hip dysplasia:Ganz osteotomy and surgical dislocation training visit Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Ganz osteotomy and surgical dislocation training visit at Boston Children’s Hospital, AO Hip Surgery Fellowship Insespital, Berne, Switzerland
Academic contributions for DDH research or education including publications:
Herrera-Soto JA, Do TT, Crawford AH: Buoyancy of Synthetic Cast and its Implications to Young Patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005; 25(3):366-8.
Herrera-Soto JA, Charles T. Price, The Presence of Bilateral Hip Dysplasia and Genu Valgum in Fraser Syndrome, Orthopedics 2008, 31:38.
Herrera-Soto JA, Crawford AH: Shelf arthoplasty of the Hip”: In Master Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery- Pediatrics Volume; Tolo and Skaggs (eds): Lippincott, Williams &Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2008.Chapter 14: pp 165-174.
Flynn JM, Ramirez N, Betz R, Mulcahey MJ, Pino F, Herrera-Soto JA, Carlo S, Cornier AS. Steel syndrome: dislocated hips and radial heads, carpal coalition, scoliosis, short stature, and characteristic facial features. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Apr-May;30(3):282-8.
Wright PB, Ruder J, Birnbaum MA, Phillips JH, Herrera-Soto JA, Knapp DR. Outcomes after salvage procedures for the painful dislocated hip in cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jul-Aug;33(5):505-10.
Age groups you are accepting new hip dysplasia patients: Infants and children, Adolescents