Roy Cardoso M.D. is a board certified Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon who specializes in the hand and upper extremity. He earned his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Cardoso completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of California Davis in Sacramento and a Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in Winston-Salem, NC.
He was Assistant Professor of Hand and Upper extremity at the University of Miami for three years where he helped train a number of residents and fellows in hand and upper extremity surgery.
He has had the opportunity to lecture both internationally and nationally on various topics including brachial plexus injuries and injuries of the wrist and elbow. He has also participated in a number of volunteer medical trips overseas. He was chosen as a young leader in 2011 by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.Prior to joining Orthopaedic Associates he was treating patients at the Miami Hand Center.
Dr. Cardoso’s clinical interests include surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. He has a particular interest in complex shoulder and elbow reconstruction, and peripheral nerve injury including the brachial plexus. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.