Mauricio Aragon Caceres, APRN

General Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (Non-operative)

Mauricio Aragon-Caceres

Mauricio Aragon-Caceres is our Nurse Practitioner specializing in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. Born and raised in Ciego de Avila, Cuba, he attended Camaguey Medical School where he received his Medical Doctorate (M.D.). He then went on to complete his training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Dr. Antonio Luaces Iraola Hospital in Ciego de Avia and at Frank Pais Orthopedic Hospital in Havana. Upon completion, he practiced orthopaedic surgery in Cuba, Chad and the Republic of Kiribati. After relocating to Miami, Florida in 2010, he traveled to Santurce, Puerto Rico where he received his Bachelor degree in nursing at Sacred Heart University. He then went on to complete a Family Nurse Practitioner at Keiser University in Miami, Florida.

Mauricio assists all surgeons at South Florida International Orthopaedics with surgical procedures, as well seeing his own patients in both the Kendall and Homestead offices. He is fluent in both English and Spanish and is extremity knowledgeable in all orthopaedic conditions.

Education:

Residency: Dr. Antonio Luaces Iraola Hospital, Ciego De Avia, Cuba & Frank Pais Orthopedic Hospital, Havana, Cuba.
Medical School: Camaguey Medical School. Camaguey, Cuba.
Graduate Nursing School: Keiser University. Miami, Florida.
Undergraduate: Sacred Heart University. Santurce, Puerto Rico.

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations:

Baptist Hospital, Homestead Hospital, South Miami Hospital, Jackson South Community Hospital, South Florida Surgery Center, Miami Surgical Center, Miami Surgical Suites

Certifications:

American Association of Nurse Practitioners, (FNP-C)
Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA)
American Board of Surgical Assistants (SA-C)

Society Membership:

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)