Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
1150 Campo Sano Avenue, Suite 300
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Dr. Swartzon specializes in primary care orthopedics and sports medicine. He has significant training in treatment and prevention of orthopedic injury. He provides non-surgical treatments for acute and overuse musculoskeletal problems to minimize time away from sports, school or work.
Education, Fellowships and Training
Undergraduate - Cornell University, College of Arts and Science, Ithaca, NY
Medical School - Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, New York State/American Program, New York, NY
Residency - Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Fellowship - Sports Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Titles and Appointments
Director of Sports Medicine for the Department of Family Medicine, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Volunteer faculty for the Department of Family Medicine, University of Miami
Diplomate American Board of Family Medicine
American College of Sports Medicine
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians
Florida Academy of Family Physicians
Michael Swartzon, M.D., specializes in primary care sports medicine. He is a physician with significant training in treatment and prevention of both medical illness and orthopedic injury. He provides non-surgical treatments for acute and overuse musculoskeletal problems to minimize time away from sports, school or work. Dr. Swartzon also treats chronic problems such as osteoarthritis to help minimize disability and maximize function. He cares for competitive athletes as well as “weekend warriors” and non-athletes. He guides referrals to physical and occupational therapy, performs various injections when appropriate, and expedites referrals to an orthopedic surgeon if necessary. He has published in several medical journals and presented at national conferences on various sports medicine research topics.
Dr. Swartzon currently serves as a team physician for the Miami Dolphins. He formerly served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Exercise & Sports Sciences at the Florida Atlantic University and in the Department of Biological Sciences at Broward College. As a sports medicine fellow, Dr. Swartzon worked as a team physician for the University of New Mexico Lobos basketball team. He has provided on-site medical care for the Paradise Jam basketball tournament, Mountain West conference championship, NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, the New Mexico state rodeo and the USA Track and Field Indoor Championship. Academically, he is director of the sports medicine curriculum for family medicine at Florida International University and a volunteer faculty for family medicine at University of Miami. Currently, he provides medical care for Miami-Dade County public high school sports programs, the Miami Open tennis and the PGA Cadillac Championship event.
Dr. Swartzon is a Miami native and an avid fan of our local sports teams.
"My goal and passion is to get my patients back to doing what they love."