Specialists in hip and knee joint reconstruction and replacement.
UF Health Orthopaedic Surgery in Jacksonville provides Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia residents with one complete resource for all their orthopaedic needs. University of Florida specialists are highly trained in treating orthopaedic emergencies requiring trauma care, performing adult reconstructive surgeries and implementing therapy programs specifically designed for a patient's needs.
Our practice is the only one on the First Coast that is part of an academic health center. The physicians of the University of Florida Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation – Jacksonville are renowned experts in their fields, offer patients leading-edge treatments and promising recoveries. Research has repeatedly shown that in more complex cases, patients within an academic health center have better outcomes, which results in a better quality of life. Our patient-centered approach to health care, coupled with advanced technology and ongoing national and international clinical research, enables UF Health Jacksonville to offer you the best orthopaedic care available today.
UF faculty orthopaedic surgeons treat conditions and illnesses involving bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and fascia of both children and adults. In addition, we offer specialized clinical programs in:
Specialists in conditions and repair of the foot and ankle.
Specialists in surgical treatment and repair of the hand, wrist and elbow.
Specialists in all aspects of trauma surgery, fracture care and general orthopaedics.
Comprehensive rehabilitative team specializing in physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology.
Specialists in all structures of the musculoskeletal system affected by participation in sporting activity.
Our orthopaedic surgeons
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Physician
Paul J Dougherty, MDOrthopaedic Surgeon, Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Michael C Freidl, MDOrthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Physician
Adam W Gitlin, MDOrthopaedic Surgeon, Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Nicholas James, MDOrthopaedic Surgeon, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon
Marc B Kaye, MDOrthopaedic Surgeon, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon
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