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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Anterior Total Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Revision
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Revision
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision Joint Replacement
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis Of The Hip
  • Arthritis Of The Knee
  • Bone and Joint Infection
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Disorders
  • Knee Fractures
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis Of The Hips And Knees In The Elderly
  • Prosthetic Joint Infections
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
View all 13 Specialties +


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About Aldo Riesgo, MD

A native of Miami, Florida, he attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory and graduated with honors from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City.

Dr. Riesgo completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programs in the country. During his final year of residency he was chosen as an Executive Chief Resident. He then completed an additional year of fellowship training in complex hip and knee reconstruction at OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Dr. Riesgo is the Director of the Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida. His clinical practice is focused on disorders of the hip and knee related to arthritis, infection, or trauma. His specialty interests include primary hip and knee replacements, periprosthetic fractures, infections involving total joints, and complex revision surgery for the treatment of failed total joint replacements. He is actively involved in clinical research, training of residents and fellows, and is a reviewer for several orthopaedic journals. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS), and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - OrthoCarolina
Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction
Charlotte, NC USA

Residency - New York University School of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
New York, NY USA

Medical Education - Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - University of Miami
Miami, FL USA

Fellowship - OrthoCarolina
Charlotte, NC USA

Residency - NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY USA

Medical Education - Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY USA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Primary Hip & Knee Replacements Revision Hip & Knee Replacements Prosthetic Joint Infections

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 6/12/2022, Dr. Riesgo has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Riesgo receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
  • Stryker Corporation

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

285 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2023

Dr Reisgo is a very compassionate physician, direct but still kind and informative. He is an asset to the Cleveland clinic and the medical profession.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Dr. Riesgo is outstanding professional

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

Dr Riesgo is a great Dr who I have the utmost confidence in

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

Dr. Riesgo very professional

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

Everyone was ready for me. Dr Riesgo is wonderful . Makes me feel cared for

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

We love,CC and Dr. Riesgo

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022

Overall very good experience with Dr. Aldo Riesgo. Excellent listening skills w/ empathic approach.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

I can't find an adverb to describe Dr. Aldo Riesgo as a professional and human being and top of that of his excellent performances, he is bilingual! Dr. Riesgo speaks Spanish like a well educated native Spanish speaker

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Dr. Aldo Riesgo is very professional and caring physician. He did explain in details my progress and the different alternatives for my future care.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Special doctor, everything is very good, I'm so happy

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

Dr Riesgo was fantastic as well as all the staff there. It was well worth the 2 hrs trip south

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

Dr Riesgo's skill, professional, courtesy and bedside manner are stellar.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

Loved the doctor

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

My doctor and surgeon was awesome I felt very comfortable with what he had to do.

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

Hello, the Dr is very wood profesional and the Long experience of yuor specialty.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Dr. Aldo Riesgo's entire staff was excellent, especially Ashely which made obtaining my appointment a reality due to her caring attitude and Maricelle, who went above an beyond her duties to co-ordinate my four pre-op appointments. They are both dedicated, patient oriented Individuals; which they should be commended & recognized for their caring & compassionate attitudes!!

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

I was called right away for X-rays and wait time for the Dr was not long

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Great Doctor

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Dr Riesgo has been a wonderful Dr. I have had a hip and knee replacement done by him. I have no complaints. I am walking had moving without the pain I had previous. He explains what he will do and tells me what is expected on my part for recovery. He is very thorough and really knows his area of expertise. I have recommended several people to Dr Riesgo for knee and hip issues. He is one of the best Dr's that I have had. Thank you Dr. Riesgo

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

My wife and I where very impressed with the doctors explanation of my MRI, and my options.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Dr. Riesgo was wonderful

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

His is the best doctor , so kind and understanding. He just recently operated on my husband.. Revision . Dr. R is also helpful me with my knees. Wonderful

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

De doctor is a excellent

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022

Doc was outstanding

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Really like Dr Riesgo. He always listens to concerns and explains treatment options in detail in a way that is easy to understand.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Dr Reisgo is always excellent in every aspect of visit and tratment.

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