Board Certification

  • Orthopaedics

Areas of Expertise

  • Knee, Hip and Shoulder Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Complex Fracture Repair and Treatment
  • Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Shoulder Rotator Cuff Surgery and Repair
  • Wrist and Hand Surgery
  • Joint Fluid Therapy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries
  • Work Injuries
  • Medico-Legal / Second Opinion
  • General Orthopedics



Western University
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Fellowship
London, Ontario, Canada

Orthopedic Residency

McGill University, Division of Orthopedic Surgery
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Medical School

McGill University, Faculty of Medicine
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Hospitals Affiliated With

Palm Bay Hospital
Cape Canaveral Hospital
Holmes Regional Medical Center


Dr. Valdivia obtained his medical degree from McGill University in 1993. He has completed his orthopedic training in some of the finest North American Institutions. He has a current interest in joint reconstruction, sports injuries, and fracture treatment.

Dr. Valdivia has published numerous scientific papers in the orthopedic medical literature. He is the recipient of multiple awards including the prestigious John Charnley Award given by the Hip Society for innovative research encompassing important advances in the management of hip disorders.

Dr. Valdivia believes that the best orthopedic care takes place when patients are actively involved in the decision process. He prides himself in offering his patients the most appropriate treatment with integrity, compassion, and exact technical skill