Participating Surgeons

J. Lee Berger, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Inventor of the Inflatable Tissue Elevator System and Hold Holder Restraint Stabilizer

President of Orthopaedic Associates, multispecialty orthopaedic group in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.

Dr. Berger is Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Seton Hall graduate School of Medicine. He is actively involved in the Orthopaedic Residency teaching program at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey.

Dr. Berger is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery; Fellow of the American College of Surgeons; New Jersey Regional Examiner for the American College of Surgeons; Fellow of the New Jersey Orthopaedic Society.

Dr. Berger’s extensive body of work in orthopaedics includes published research focused on enhancement of surgical treatment of spinal fractures, intervertebral disc diseases, total joint replacement, and hand surgery.

Dr. Berger holds multiple US Patents for technological devices and innovations in orthopaedic surgery.

He is past team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Fair Lawn High School Football Team. In 1990 Dr. Berger received recognition as a team physician for the US National World Cup Soccer Team.

He has been recognized with multiple professional awards. Dr. Berger received the St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center Distinguished Physicians Award in 2009.

Jacqueline Redondo, M.D.


Undergraduate - University of South Florida, Tampa Florida BS, Biology-PreMed Honors College 1983-1987
Medical - University of South Florida, Tampa Florida MD, Medicine 1987-1991
Internship - Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana General Surgery 1991-1992
Residency - Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana Orthopedic Surgery 1992-1997
Fellowship - University of Miami, Miami Florida Hand and Microvascular Surgery 1997-1998

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2002
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2002 Recertified, 2012


  • Tulane University Haddad Chief Resident Research Award 1996
  • AMSA Florida International University Recognition Award 1998-1999
  • "In the Company of Women" Award by Miami Dade County 1998
  • "Fun Fearless and Female" Award by Cosmopolitan Magazine 1999
  • "Han Triunfado" by Vanidades Magazine 1999
  • America's Top Physician's 2002
  • Florida's Top Doctors 2004-2005-2006

Office Locations

  • Miami, FL

Dr. David Blum

David A. Blum, M.D. is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand. He has been in practice in Plantation, Florida since 2002. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida where he became an invited member of the academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Dr. Blum received his medical degree at the University of Florida in 1994. After completing a surgical internship at Orlando Regional Medical Center, Dr. Blum spent a year doing orthopaedic research. He has published articles in respected orthopaedic journals. He then completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)-New Jersey Medical School (1996-2001).

Dr. Blum went on to further training by completing a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. He learned the latest surgical techniques and treatments at one of the world's leading medical centers.

After completing his fellowship in 2002, Dr. Blum returned to Florida and developed a successful orthopaedic practice treating hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder disorders in children and adults.

Office Locations

  • Plantation, FL

Dr. Elizabeth Anne Ouellette

Dr. Elizabeth Anne Ouellette obtained her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio, Texas in 1978. She attended the University of Washington School of Medicine for her Orthopaedic Residency training which was completed in 1983. She came to Miami in 1984 for her Hand Fellowship at the University of Miami. Following her fellowship she remained at the University of Miami for over 20 years where she achieved rank of Professor Emeritus and was also the Chief of Hand Surgery. In addition, while at the University of Miami, Dr. Ouellette obtained an MBA degree from the School of Business. Dr. Oullette has been the Chief of Hand Surgery and the Director of the Hand Fellowship program at the Jackson Memorial Hospital since 1991.

Dr. Oullette's research interest in hand encompasses a wide range of areas, including biomechanics of wrist instability, repair of injury nerves, skin coverage and psychological intervention for the upper extremity trauma patients. Her research efforts have resulted in over 13 chapters, more than 20 peer reviewed articles and numerous presentations at academic meetings all over the world.

Office Locations

  • Coral Gables, FL

Dr. Gonzalez-Hernandez, MD, FACS, FAAOS

Dr. Gonzalez-Hernandez has been practicing in the Miami-Dade region for over 10 years. He received his Medical Doctorate at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. Thereafter, he completed his orthopaedic residency program at the world famous Case Western Reserve University and participated in multiple orthopaedic and hand surgery fellowship programs including:

  • The Muller Foundation Fellowship and an AO/ASIF (Surgical Internal Fixation) -- Bern, Switzerland
  • Hand Surgery Fellowship -- Madrid and Barcelona, Spain
  • Reconstructive Microsurgical Fellowship – Taipei, Taiwan
  • Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity – Cleveland Combined Hand Surgery Fellowship
  • Allen Memorial Orthopaedic Research Fellowship - Case Western Reserve University

He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. He has presided as president of the international organization, “La Federacion de Mano / The Federation of Hand Societies” and is an active member of the American Association of Hand Surgeons. He was on the board of directors for the American Fracture Association and has participated in and chaired multiple instructional courses both in the United States and abroad.

Dr. Gonzalez-Hernandez has been around medicine his entire life. He was born in a small community in Mexico where his father was the chief surgeon. At an early age, he became familiar with the concepts of patient care. Like his father, Dr. Gonzalez-Hernandez strives for perfection with a rigorous work ethic and high personal standards of success. A core component of his philosophy is care and compassion. Dr. Gonzalez-Hernandez has a team of dedicated healthcare professionals that are highly skilled in providing the best possible care. You will find that their abilities are only superseded by their caring approach to patients.

Office Locations

  • Miami, FL

Heather Celia Williams, M.D.


Undergraduate - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Medical - Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana Doctor of Medicine, May 2000
Residency - George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DCOrthopaedic Surgery Residency, 2000-2005; University of Miami, Miami, Florida Orthopaedic Hand Fellowship, 2005-2006.


Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, September 2010.


Jackson Memorial Hospital, Hand Surgery Attending October 2006-November 2007
Miami International Hand Surgical Services, November 2007-November 2008, Hand Surgery Attending
Private practice, Mercy Hospital, December 2008- present

Office Locations

  • Key Biscayne, FL

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Andrew Seltzer, D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgeon Andrew Seltzer, DO

Specializing In

Hand, Wrist, Total Joint Replacement, Wrist and Knee Arthroscopy

Office Locations

  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Jupiter, FL


  • B.A. Psychology, Michigan State University
  • D.O., Des Moines University
  • Internship: Detroit Osteopathic Hospital/Bi-County Community Hospital (Michigan State University)
  • Residency: Detroit Osteopathic Hospital/ Bi-County Community Hospital (Michigan State University)
  • Hand/Wrist Fellowship: University of Southern California (J. Boyes)

Board Status

  • Board Certified, American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certification: Certification of Added Qualification Hand Surgery

Hospital Privileges

  • Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Good Samaritan Hospital, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Columbia Hospital, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Northpoint Surgery and Laser Center, West Palm Beach, FL


Dr. Seltzer has been practicing orthopaedic surgery in Palm Beach County since 1989. Dr. Seltzer is trained in the subspecialty of hand, wrist and elbow. Dr. Seltzer performs total joint replacements of hips, knees, elbows, wrists and fingers as well as knee and wrist arthroscopy. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at Nova Southeastern University. He has been teaching medical students, interns and residents since 1989. Dr. Seltzer is an avid golfer and is a lover of all sports. He is on the Surgical Advisory Board of Keiser Career College for surgical technicians.

Robert Greenblum, M.D.

Dr. Robert Greenblum is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Orthopaedic surgeon who has been practicing for more than 20 years in the New York metropolitan area.

After receiving his medical degree from Albany Medical College (Albany, NY), Dr. Greenblum did his surgical internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at Mainmonides Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Greenblum has devoted his entire career to orthopaedic surgery and served as Chief of Orthopaedic Service at Barnert Hospital from 2005-2007. Currently, Dr. Greenblum is a partner and practices with Orthopaedic Associates in Fairlawn, NJ. He is also an attending orthopaedic surgeon at St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital, Beth Israel Hospital (Passaic) and Valley Hospital. Dr. Greenblum performs minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome and is trained in the endoscopic balloon carpal tunnelplasty technique.

Keith P. Johnson, M.D.

Dr. Keith JohnsonKeith P. Johnson, M.D. is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and is board certified and fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine with a specialty in Emergency Medicine-Sports Medicine. Well versed in orthopedic surgery, arthroscopy, balloon carpal tunnelplasty and endoscopic surgical procedures.

Dr. Johnson is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, completed his general surgery internship at Washington Hospital in Washington, D.C. and his residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He then went on to fulfill Fellowship training in Sports Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

Dr. Johnson performs minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome and is trained in endoscopic balloon carpal tunnelplasty.

Dr. Johnson is a member of with the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and the American Orthopaedic Society’s Sports Medicine subspecialty. He received multiple awards for outstanding achievements during his residency with Howard University Hospital and is a published co-author and researcher on multiple topics pertaining to orthopaedic morphology and arthroscopic surgery.