Program Director

Program Director

Luis Vela, DO

Dr. Vela earned a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and a medical degree from Nova-Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in North Miami Beach, Fla. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Garden City Hospital in Michigan and an upper extremity surgery fellowship Tampa General Hospital in Florida.

Dr. Vela is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who treats sport related and occupational injuries, arthritis and trauma of upper extremities. He specializes in the use of innovative techniques in rotator cuff repair and shoulder arthroscopy, wrist reconstruction and nerve releases.