Dr. John C. Nordt

Dr. John C. Nordt

Orthopedic Surgeon at Spine Center of Miami

Meet Dr. John C. Nordt

Dr. John C. Nordt is a respected orthopedic surgeon with over 40 years of experience and is well known locally and internationally for his specialization in the care and surgery of the spine. His focus on back problems, spine disorders, fractures and surgical revisions places him in a unique league of surgeons who thrive on treating the most challenging cases and returning his patients to a pain free life.

Doctor Quote

Pain is a symptom, not a diagnosis.

Directions to our primary location in

Coral Gables, FL

How Dr. John C. Nordt Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Years in Practice

  • 30 Years


  • Graduated June 1973: University of Florida School of Medicine
  • 1975-1976: Orthopaedics Residency - University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • 1976-1978: Southern Illinois University Spinal Injury & Deformity
  • 1978-1979: Fellowship - University of Maryland


  • Back Pain / Fracture
  • Baker's Cyst
  • Cancer
  • Extremity Dysfunction / Pain
  • Forward Head Posture
  • Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy / Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Tumors
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Work Injuries


  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck / Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Radiofrequency Procedures
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal manipulation
  • Spine Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Accolades for Dr. John C. Nordt

Professional Distinctions

  • Medical Director of Heartland Rehabilitation, July 1999-2007
  • Medical Director of Coral Rehabilitation, April 2001 – Present
  • Medical Director of South Miami Sports Medicine, January 2008 – Present
  • Current President of the Florida Orthopaedic Society
  • Aviation Medical Examiner, Federal Aviation Administration

Professional Affiliations

  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • American Spinal Injury Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • AAOS Board of Councilors Economic Committee Chairman & Founder, 2009-Present

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Florida Workers Compensation Physician Certification


  • Injured Worker Inspiration Award​, 2015

Office Information for Dr. John C. Nordt

4720 LeJeune Road
Coral Gables, FL 33146
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Primary Location:

4720 LeJeune Road
Coral Gables, FL 33146

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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross and BlueShield Association
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Careplus
  • Avmed
  • Neighborhood Health
  • Other insurances accepted - call for full list

Profile last updated: September 13, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.