Avi Baitner, MD

A clinician identified with a Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists logo is an affiliate of Nicklaus Children's Health System. All other clinicians listed on the website are in independent medical practices.


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Dr. Baitner received his medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center and completed two Research Fellowships - one at the Musculoskeletal Research Center Hospital for Joint Disease Orthopaedic Institute in New York, and the other at the Department of Orthopaedics at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He did his orthopaedic residency at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He was a Fellow in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the the Children's Hospital San Diego prior to joining the Department of Orthopaedics at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Dr. Baitner is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

Donnally, C.J. 3rd, Lawrie, C.M., Rush, A.J. 3rd, Baitner, A.C. (2017). The Season of Hoverboards: A Case Series of Fractures. Journal Article, 33(5), 325-328. View in Pubmed

Schoenleber, S.J., Iobst, C.A., Baitner, A., Standard, S.C. (2014). The biomechanics of guided growth: does screw size, plate size, or screw configuration matter?. Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B, 23(2), 122-125. View in Pubmed

Iobst CA1, Spurdle C, Baitner AC, King WF, Tidwell M, Swirsky S (2014). A protocol for the management of pediatric type I open fractures. Journal of children's orthopaedics, 8(1), 71-78. View in Pubmed

Kulkarni, V.A., Schiffman, E., Baitner, A.C., Mubarak, S.J. (2011). Septic arthritis associated with closed intra-articular fracture: a case series. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 31(3), e8-e15. View in Pubmed

Iobst, C., King, W., Baitner, A., Tidwell, M., Swirsky, S., Skaggs, D.L. (2010). Access to care for children with fractures. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 30(3), 244-247. View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Orthopedic Surgery
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
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Additional Office

Nicklaus Children's Orthopedic Surgery
12246 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, FL 33025
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Fellowship - Children's Hospital San Diego
Internship - SUNY at Stony Brook
Residency - SUNY at Stony Brook
Medical School - SUNY, Health Science Center

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surg (Ortho Surg) - Certified