Paul B. Chaplin, MD

Hand Consultant &

General Orthopaedics

Dr. Paul B. Chaplin, M.D. specializes in non-operative treatment of the hand and also practices general orthopaedics. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and afellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Chaplin attended the University of Miami and received his M.D. degreefrom New York Medical College. He completed a residency and hand fellowship at Duke University. He is on staff at Aventura and Mt. Sinai Medical Centers, and is active in many professional organizations.


Dr. Paul B. Chaplin specializes in:

  • General Orthopedic
  • Hand Consultant

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Higher Education and Degrees ::

  • Duke University Medical Center Hand Fellowship  Durham, NC  27710
  • Duke University Medical Center, Chief Resident Durham, NC  27710

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Internships and Residences
  • Duke University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Resident

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Orthopaedic Resident

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center Surgical Intern, Miami, Florida

  • New York Medical College M.D., New York, NY

  • University of Miami B.S, Miami, Florida

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Licensure & Certifications

Dr. Paul B. Chaplin is licensed in the following states::

  • Florida State License, Department of Professional Regulations


  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons - 1988

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - 1989

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Re-certification, 1996

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Hospital Affiliations

Affiliations :

  • Aventura Hospital and Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center

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  • American Medical Association

  • Florida Medical Association

  • Dade County Medical Association

  • Piedmont Orthopaedic Society - Duke University Medical Center

  • Duke Hand Society

  • Duke University Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee, Interview Committee

  • Duke University Medical Center: Davison ClubDuke University: Washington Duke Club

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Contacting your Doctor
Dr. Chaplin sees patients in the Aventura office.


Phone Numbers:


Aventura: 305-937-1999



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