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Dr. Sophia Deben,
Senior Contributor

Dr. Sophia Deben is an active and avid sports enthusiast, who also happens to be a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty training in foot and ankle surgery. In her over ten years of practice, she has served athletic communities from all ages and in several cities across the country. Her broad training and exposure has allowed her to cull the most cutting-edge ideas and interventions, specifically tailored to her athlete's needs.

With a deep understanding of cell-based therapies, sports physiology, biomechanics, anatomy and nutrition, she offers her athletes comprehensive care for their injuries. Her extensive knowledge of the multiple levels of support that an athlete in training needs allows her to be sought after by players and competitors from almost all major sports. Her noteworthy experience during her seven year commitment to the United States Navy caring for the active duty and special forces communities as a Commander and military physician gave her singular insight and understanding of the multiple needs of an athlete.

Focusing on the basic principles of symmetric/balanced strength, alignment and flexibility coupled with her focus on biohacking and longevity, Dr. Deben is sure to bring valuable insight and prevention strategies to our athletes.

She is a native of Miami, Florida from Cuban-born parents and is fluent in Spanish. When not in the operating room, Dr. Deben enjoys riding her Cervelo, swimming on key biscayne, or walking her 155 lb. great dane, Giannis.