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Gautam P. Yagnik, MD.

Gautam P. Yagnik, MD
Gautam P. Yagnik, MD

Gautam Yagnik, M.D., is a Board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow and knee.

Dr. Yagnik is the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at West Kendall Baptist Hospital and heads UHZ's new office location at this hospital. He is the Team Physician for the Miami Dolphins, the NHL's Florida Panthers and Medical Director for the Escape to Miami, 13.1 Miami Beach and 13.1 Fort Lauderdale marathons. He was recently appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Florida International University College of Medicine and also serves as Assistant Team Physician for FIU. He has provided orthopedic coverage for the BCS National Championship Game, FedEx Orange Bowl, Sony Open and NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

Dr. Yagnik earned his undergraduate degree at Duke University, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh, where he graduated at the top of his class and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. During medical school he performed surgical research that yielded two prestigious grants from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Yagnik completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. There he was elected administrative chief resident and was given the Willard Award for the most outstanding resident. He completed his sports medicine fellowship at UHZ Sports Medicine Institute.


  • Orthopedics / Sports Medicine


  • Duke University

Medical School

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA - Orthopedic surgery


  • UHZ Sports Medicine Institute
    Miami, FL - Orthopedic surgery

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Research Interests

  • ACL Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability & Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Shoulder Range of Motion

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