Looking for an Orthopedic surgeon that you can trust is a daunting task. You do not want to chance that the person you are going to for ankle, knee, hip, or even spinal surgery may not be among the best in their field. Though this is a decision you have to make for yourself after meeting the orthopedic surgeons in person we are giving you a good start. Hopefully an end to your frustration even.
Orthopedic surgery is becoming ever more common as advancements allow for better hip and knee replacements which of course makes the demand for orthopedic surgeons higher. Find the best ones in Florida so you can find the surgeon that is right for you and your needs. Something as important as a hip replacement or any other orthopedic surgery, can’t be left to chance and all the time spent researching surgeons around can take up an awful lot of time. So here are the top orthopedic surgeons we have chosen in Florida.
Dr. Abdo joined Orthopaedic Specialties of Tampa Bay, P.A. in 1994. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Abdo is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has achieved the ABOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certificate. He treats all types of orthopaedic related conditions.
He has a special interest in general sports medicine injuries and arthroscopic surgery. For more than 30 years, Dr. Brainard has been a team physician for many of the high school, collegiate and professional sports teams in Tampa. He also specializes in knee ligament reconstruction, labral repairs, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repairs, and total knee replacement.
Dr. Heekin is a Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeon with a broad background in orthopedics and sports medicine. He is the founder of Heekin Orthopedic Specialists and is Board-Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
He completed his fellowship training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine and is currently treating patients at the Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic.
Dr. Ira Guttentag is trained to provide orthopedic treatment for athletes of all levels. He has surgical experience in the areas of Sports Medicine and Knee and Shoulder Reconstruction. Considered as a leader in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, he also specializes in minimally invasive total and partial knee replacement.
Dr. Jennifer Cook specializes in primary and revision knee replacements, hip arthroplasty, minimally invasive surgery, arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder, ligament reconstruction, cartilage restoration, and fracture management. She completed the Insall Scott Kelly fellowship in adult reconstruction and sports medicine in New York City.
Dr. Thompson is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon. He received his medical degree at Univerisity of Miami School of Medicine. He did his internship at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, General Surgery. While he completed his residency at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital,
Dr. Lee joins TOC in September of 2012 and specializes in spine surgery. He had his residency at, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville.
Dr. Freeman specializes in the treatment of hip and shoulder disorders in patients of all ages. He is one of a few Hip Preservation Surgeons in the United States. Advanced hip procedures include hip arthroscopy (hip scope), anterior total hip replacement (including robot-assisted), and surgical dislocation of the hip. Advanced shoulder procedures include shoulder arthroscopy for rotator cuff and labral repair, instability surgery, shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, and latissimus transfer. In addition, Dr. Freeman’s practice includes sports medicine, knee surgery, and general orthopaedics.
With over 25 years of experience Dr. Konsens had fellowships at Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic in Maryland, as well as Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. He is American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certified and specializes in reconstructive surgery of the knee, sports medicine, and joint replacement.