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Practicing for 25 years
Sophia E. Deben, MD, is a new member of International Orthopaedic Specialists. Having just completed a 7 year tour of duty with the United States Navy, to include a combat tour in Iraq, she returns to her home in Miami, Florida to serve her community.
She graduated from The George Washington University School of Medicine and after completing an orthopaedic residency in Kansas City, MO, was stationed at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune in support of the U.S. Marine Corps. She then completed a fellowship in Portland, Maine in complex foot and ankle reconstruction. At her next military station, Naval Medical Center San Diego, she served as the military foot and ankle surgeon for the entire west coast to include patients from Alaska, Hawaii and Guam. There, she had the opportunity to care for many military wounded warriors as well as special forces patients.