Miguel S. Daccarett, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine | More

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

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Miguel Daccarett, MD, is a highly skilled orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in high-energy trauma. He is experienced in treating fractures of the upper and lower extremities, the pelvis, bone sockets, and fractures near joints as well as sports-related knee injuries.

Dr. Daccarett’s clinical research focuses on fracture and soft tissue management, including limb-saving surgical techniques. He has been published in notable peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, and he has presented at orthopaedic conferences in North and South America and Asia.

Dr. Daccarett teaches trauma courses to orthopaedic surgery residents and is active in volunteer disaster-response teams. A well-known humanitarian, he assisted relief efforts for victims of the World Trade Center attacks in 2001 and for earthquake survivors in Haiti in 2010 and Nepal in 2015.

Areas of Expertise

  • Arm and Leg Fractures
  • Traumatic Knee Dislocations
  • Knee Injuries
  • Surgical Treatment of High-Energy Trauma
  • Periarticular Fractures (Adjacent to Joints)
  • Acetabular (Socket) Fractures
  • Pelvis Fractures

Medical Education

  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Medicine


  • Hospital Universitario San Ignacio


  • University of Nebraska Medical Center; Universidad El Bosque


  • University of Louisville Hospital; University of Florida Health

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • AO North America
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2006

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English