Dr. Vazquez completed his undergraduate education at Cornell University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Neurobiology and Behavior. He attended John Hopkins University where he was awarded his Doctor of Medicine in 2003. He continued his studies at New York University/Hospital for Joint Diseases, where he was a Resident from June 2003 to June 2008. After finishing his Residency, Dr Vazquez received specialty training in Sports Medicine and Shoulder & Elbow Surgery as a Fellow at the University of Southern California studying under Dr. James Tibone and Dr. John Itamura.
Dr. Vazquez has particular proficiency in advanced arthroscopic procedures including the shoulder, elbow, and hip. He also specializes in shoulder and elbow trauma, joint reconstruction, and replacements including revisions. In addition, he has training in the latest techniques for total hip and knee replacements, including resurfacing and partial replacements.
Dr. Vazquez has served as the team physician for many of the University of Southern California’s collegiate teams. He is the author of numerous research studies and papers detailing the treatment of a variety of Sports Injuries.
Dr. Vazquez is a native of Northern New Jersey where he attended Queen of Peace High School and was the Captain of the Varsity Tennis team. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish