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Coral Gables Hospital orthopedic director Dr. Gilbert Beauperthuy-Rojas on the importance of building a team with innovative minds

Jan 30, 2020

Gilbert Beauperthuy-Rojas, DO, an orthopedic surgeon by training, knows Coral Gables Hospital. The familiarity is not only because he serves as director of its Orthopedic Center of Excellence, but because he began supporting the hospital as a volunteer when he was just 17 years old.

Dr. Beauperthuy-Rojas earned his medical degree from Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, dove into a career in private practice and affiliated with Coral Gables Hospital, where he established the Orthopedic Center of Excellence in 2015. 

In 2017, under the steadfast leadership of Dr. Beauperthuy-Rojas, the 245-bed hospital became the first facility in Miami-Dade area to achieve certification for both total hip and total knee replacement from the Joint Commission. This marked one of his proudest moments with the hospital.

Here, Dr. Beauperthuy-Rojas divulges more about his proudest moment since joining Coral Gables, discusses the biggest challenge the healthcare industry faces and reveals his top passion outside of healthcare.

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