Best Sports & Spine Doctor Miami

Dr. Carter is an interventional spine & sports medicine physician and regenerative medicine specialist. She's one of the most experienced physiatrists in the country. Are you suffering from a spine or orthopedic condition? Book an appointment today.
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Dr. Alicia Carter | Best Sports & Spine Doctor Miami

Alicia R. Carter, MD is a board-certified sports medicine, board-certified physiatrist (physical medicine), and an interventional spine doctor & regenerative medicine specialist. She has long been a Top Doctor and a highly regarded clinical sports medicine specialist. She now practices in Miami! Her areas of interest include back and spine pain, muscle and joint injections, PRP, and cell-based therapies.

Dr. Carter is a native New Yorker; born, educated, and trained in New York. It was a natural decision to spend the first 20 years of her career practicing in New York City. During her spine and sports medicine fellowship she had the privilege of working with professional basketball teams, the New York Knicks and the New York Liberty. Other highlights of her career include 17-years serving as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine. She trained medical students and residents in the art of non-operative musculoskeletal care and injection techniques.

Over the years, her clientele have included professional, division I-III collegiate, and Olympic athletes; Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, American Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet dancers; students of The Juilliard School and Joffrey Ballet School; performing artists from The Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic and a variety of Broadway productions. Physicians and other healthcare professionals seek Dr. Carter’s care for their own needs.

In 2021 Dr. Carter permanently relocated with her husband to the Miami area. Since establishing her practice in Miami, Dr. Carter has had the privilege of working with some of the Miami City Ballet dancers, and a variety of professional and collegiate athletes.

Dr. Carter’s current personal interests include tennis, pickleball, golf,  water sports, latin dance and travel. Dr. Carter is also a former marathon runner.

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Fellowship in Interventional Spine & Sports MedicineBeth Israel Medical Center – Sports Rehabilitation, Spine Institute of New York
Residency in Physical Medicine & RehabilitationRutgers New Jersey Medical School / Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
Internship in Internal Medicine:Winthrop University Hospital – New York
Medical School:Albert Einstein College of Medicine – New York
Board Certifications:
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine – subspecialty board certification
Medical Licenses:Florida, New York

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • International Pain & Spinal Intervention Society
  • International Association for Dance Medicine & Science
  • Society of Tennis Medicine and Science
  • Florida Medical Association

Our Services

Dr. Carter has an excellent safety record and has taught injection techniques all across the country. Her expertise spans multiple areas including back and spine pain, joint and muscle plan, as well as PRP injections, and stem cell therapy injections.

Dr. Carter’s regenerative medicine protocols (platelet rich plasma and stem cell therapies) are backed by the latest scientific data.  Her pre-and post injection rehab programs and treatment plans are unique and specifically tailored to the individual patient’s goals and objectives.

Fitness and sports enthusiasts of all levels, from weekend warriors to professional athletes have benefited under Dr. Carter’s care.  Performing artists with career-threatening injuries have been able to return to their profession with Dr. Carter’s holistic approach to treatment. 

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