Dominic S. Carreira, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon with advanced training from three orthopedic fellowship programs, specializes in foot and ankle, hip arthroscopy, sports medicine, and minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques.
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Dr. Carreira received his medical degree, with honors, from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2000. He completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Following his residency, Dr. Carreira completed a Foot and Ankle Fellowship with Dr. Mark Myerson at the Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction, Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Carreira also completed a Foot and Ankle and Arthroscopic Fellowship with Dr. Pierce Scranton in Seattle, Washington, and a Sports Medicine and Hip Arthroscopy Fellowship with the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado.
Dr. Carreira has served as an Assistant Team Physician to both the U.S. Men's and Women's Ski Teams, Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos, Chicago White Sox, and the Chicago Blaze. He is a member of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation, American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, and Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has also served as team physician for South Florida's major league teams, including the Miami Dolphins football team and the Florida Marlins baseball team.
Active in research, Dr. Carreira has presented his work in arthroscopic techniques and outcomes both nationally and internationally and has been published in numerous medical publications including the Foot and Ankle International and American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Dr. Carreira is fluent in Spanish. He enjoys soccer, basketball, and skiing.
Dr. Carreira treats the following conditions (this list is not intended to include all diagnoses):
- Achilles pain
- Ankle Instability
- Ankle Sprains
- Ankle Impingement
- Ankle and Subtalar cartilage injury
- Ankle Fractures
- Arthritis of the foot and ankle
- Chronic exertional compartment syndrome
- Complete proximal hamstring tears
- External snapping hip
- Femoroacetabular impingement
- Foot fractures
- Hip labral (labrum) tears
- Hip synovitis
- Ligamentum teres tears
- Osteochondral Defects
- Os trigonum
- Peroneal tendon injury
- Peroneal snapping
- Posterior ankle impingement
- Posterior tibial tendon tears
- Syndesmosis sprains
- Trochanteric bursitis