Robert J. Avino, MD

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  • About

    About

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Robert J. Avino is a fellowship trained adult hip and knee reconstruction surgeon at Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute. By offering the most current surgical techniques and embracing robotic technologies, Dr. Avino provides superior outcomes with decreased pain.

    He is dedicated to serving patients with hip pain and knee pain. He specializes in direct anterior approach hip replacement, robotic knee replacement, and complex revision surgery. Dr. Avino enjoys spending time with each patient, understanding their concerns, recommending both surgical and non-surgical treatment options. His focus is on providing individualized, high-quality care.

    Dr. Avino has trained extensively with world leaders in arthroplasty at the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Chicago. He is published in the most prestigious orthopaedic journal, The Journal of Arthroplasty. He has presented his research at numerous medical conferences. He also serves as a peer reviewer for The Journal of Arthroplasty and The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

    Originally from the Midwest, Dr. Avino is proud to live in the community in which he serves. He and his wife, a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, enjoy golfing, traveling, and exploring southeast Florida.

    Dr. Avino is pleased to offer same week appointments at Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute. Call (561) 694-7776 to schedule your appointment.

  • Education

    Education

    Medical School:

    St. Louis University School of Medicine

    Residency:

    University of Chicago Medical Center

    Fellowship:

    Cleveland Clinic Florida
  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    PUBLICATIONS:

    1. Avino RJ, King CA, Landy DC, Martell JM. Varus-Valgus Constraint in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Short-Term Solution but Will It Last? Journal of Arthroplasty. Volume 35, Issue 3, March 2020, Pages 741-746.e2. doi:10.1016/j.arth.2019.09.048

    PODIUM PRESENTATIONS:

    1. Avino RJ, Wlodarski C, Tauchen A, Puri L. Is 30-day readmission rate after total joint replacement affected by where pre-operative medical clearance is performed? AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting, March 12-16, Las Vegas, NV.
    1. Edgington J, Avino RJ, Tauchen A, Puri L. Patient preference predicts discharge disposition after total joint arthroplasty. AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting, March 12-16, Las Vegas, NV.
    1. Avino RJ, Keller J, Israel H, Cannada LK, Alander DH. Orthopaedic Surgery in Patients With Concurrent Liver Disease. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, 2016 Annual Meeting, April 13-17, 2016, Bonita Springs, FL. (Abstract ID: Paper 223).
    1. Avino RJ, Keller J, Israel H, Cannada LK, Alander DH. Predicting Poor Outcomes in Elective Orthopaedic Surgery Patients with Liver Disease. The American College of Surgeons, 101st Clinical Congress, October 26-30, 2014, San Francisco, CA.
    1. Avino RJ, Allam ES, Chen L, Virgo KS, Margenthaler JA, Johnson FE. Breast Cancer Patient Surveillance following Curative-Intent Treatment: Variation among U.S. Census Regions. The American College of Surgeons, 100th Clinical Congress, October 6-10, 2013, Washington, DC.
    1. Avino RJ, Margenthaler JA, Allam ES, Chen L, Virgo KS, Johnson FE. Patient surveillance after breast cancer treatment: variation among Metropolitan Statistical Areas. Society of University Surgeons and Association for Academic Surgery, 8th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, February 5-7, 2013, New Orleans, LA. Surg. Res. 179: 253, 2013 (abst. 29.1).

    POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

    1. King CA, Jordan MA, Edgington JP, Avino RJ, Wlodarski C, Tauchen A, Puri L. Robotic Arm-assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty are There Merits? A Single Surgeon Comparison. AAOS 2020 Annual Meeting, March 24-28, Orlando, FL.
    1. Avino RJ, Landy DC, King, CA, Martell JM. Condylar Constraint in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Short-Term Solution but Will It Last? E-Poster presentation at 32nd Annual Congress of International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, October 2-5, 2019, Toronto, Canada
    1. Avino RJ, Landy DC, Martell JM. Primary Constrained Condylar Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis. University of Chicago Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopaedics Week Poster Symposium. May 14-18, 2018, Chicago, IL.
    1. Edgington J, Avino RJ, Curtis DC, Roth C, Zhao C, Liu W, He TC, Athiviraham A. Augmentation of Meniscal Repair using rAdV-Mediated Expression of TGF-β1 and FGF-2 in a rat model. University of Chicago Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopaedics Week Poster Symposium, May 14-18, 2018, Chicago, IL.
    1. Varun S, Mutch DG, Gibb RK, Virgo KS, Gao F, Avino RJ, Johnson FE. Post-treatment surveillance for ovarian carcinoma patients: The effect of Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area (CMSA). ASCO Annual Meeting May 29- June 2, 2015, Chicago, IL. Clin Oncol 33, 2015 (suppl; abstr e16538).
    1. Keller J, Avino RJ, Israel H, Cannada LK, Alander DH. MELD Score and Orthopaedic Surgery: Can we anticipate poor outcomes? The American College of Surgeons, 101st Clinical Congress, October 26-30, 2014, San Francisco, CA.
    1. Varun S, Avino RJ, Gibb RK, Mutch DG, Gao F, Virgo KS, Johnson FE, Post-treatment Surveillance for Ovarian Carcinoma Patients: The Effect of HMO Penetration Rate. The American College of Surgeons, 101st Clinical Congress, October 26-30, 2014, San Francisco, CA.
    1. Avino RJ, Allam ES, Margenthaler JA, Chen L, Virgo KS, Johnson FE. Surveillance after potentially curative breast cancer treatment: The impact of HMOs. ASCO Annual Meeting June 1-5, 2012, Chicago, IL. J Clin Oncol 30 (issue 15S, part 1 of 2): 401S, 2012 (abst. 6079).