Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
Miguel Daccarett is an orthopaedic surgeon, with a special interest in high-energy trauma. He is experienced in treating fractures of the upper and lower extremities, the pelvis and bone sockets, and fractures near joints, as well as hip preservation and realignment surgery of the lower extremities.
His clinical research focuses on fracture and soft tissue management, including limb-saving surgical techniques. His findings have been published in such notable peer-reviewed journals as the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, and he has presented at orthopaedic conferences in North and South America and in Asia. He teaches trauma courses to orthopaedic surgery residents and is active in volunteer disaster-response teams, such as humanitarian relief efforts for victims of the World Trade Center attacks in 2001 and for earthquake survivors in Haiti in 2010 and Nepal in 2015.
Daccarett holds an MD from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Medicine in Bogotá, Colombia. He completed his internship in general surgery at Saint Ignatius University Hospital in Bogotá, as well as residencies in orthopaedic surgery at Universidad El Bosque in Bogotá and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He also completed fellowships in orthopaedic trauma at the University of Louisville, orthopaedic oncology at the University of Florida, and orthopaedic sports medicine at Harvard University–affiliated hospitals.