High Plains Sports Medicine Staff


Alex F. DeCarvalho, M.D.

Dr. Alex F. DeCarvalho attended medical school at the Federal University of Medicine in Sergipe, Brazil before completing orthopaedic residency at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Before joining Hays Orthopaedic Clinic in 2007, he completed sports medicine fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, where he served as a team physician for the Cleveland area professional sports teams, including the Cavaliers, Browns, and Indians.

In addition to his sports medicine fellowship, he completed a hand surgery fellowship at the University of New Mexico which included microvascular surgery – surgery using a microscope and very small instruments to repair arteries, nerves and tendons.

He has conducted research in orthopaedics in Brazil and the Unites States, and has published extensively in medical and orthopaedic books and journals.