Dr. Guttentag has extensive surgical experience in the areas of Sports Medicine and Knee and Shoulder Reconstruction. He has been the Medical Director and Head Team Physician for the Tampa Bay Lightning since 2002.
Dr. Guttentag provides care to athletes of all ages and levels. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Florida Medical Clinic. He has a particular interest in knee and ligament reconstruction, rotator cuff repairs, meniscus and cartilage repair and regeneration, and total knee replacement.
A leader in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, Dr. Guttentag specializes in minimally invasive total and partial knee replacement, which allows for a quicker, more pain-free recovery. In addition, he is one of the first in Florida to perform the Biomet XP Anterior Cruciate Sparing Total Knee Replacement. A native of New York, Dr. Guttentag moved to Florida in 1993. He is married with three children. A sports enthusiast, Dr. Guttentag enjoys tennis, running and weight lifting.
University of South Florida, College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Matthews Orthopaedic Clinic
Sports Medicine, Knee and Shoulder Reconstruction
AdventHealth Wesley Chapel
New Tampa Surgery Center
Total Knee Replacement
Arthroscopic Knee and Shoulder Surgery
Florida Medical Clinic participates with most major carriers. Please consult your insurance carrier or contact one of our scheduling representatives in our office prior to your appointment to verify our participation status with your insurance plan. This list is subject to change and is not all-inclusive.
- Aetna Elect Choice HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice PPO
- Aetna Medicare HMO
- Aetna Medicare PPO
- Aetna Open Choice PPO
- Aetna Select Choice HMO
- AvMed HMO
- AvMed PPO
- BC Advantage 65
- BC Health Options (Blue Care)
- BC PPC (PPO)
- BC TRAD. (PPS)
- BCBS Medicare HMO
- BCBS Medicare PPO
- BCBS Network Blue (Blue Options)
- BCBS Select
- Cigna HMO
- Cigna PPO
- Great West HMO
- Great West PPO
- Coventry HMO
- Coventry PPO
- First Health
- Humana HMO Comm
- Humana HMO M’Care
- Humana PPO
- Humana PPO M’Care
- Private Healthcare System (PHCS)
- Tricare Prime (HMO)
- Tricare Standard
Ira Guttentag, MD, FACS's Resources
- Rapid Recovery
- Biomet Joint Replacement
- Tampa Bay Lightning
- Orthopaedic Research Society
- Orthopedics Today
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
- Arthroscopy Association of North America
- Journals of the AMA
- Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- The American Journal of Sports Medicine
- The National Athletic Trainers’ Association
- The Arthritis Foundation
- Repicci II® Resurfacing Knee System
- Discover Elbow System
- The M2a™-Taper Metal-on-Metal
Dr. Ira Guttentag: A Day in the Life
Take a behind-the-scenes look as Dr. Ira Guttentag treats a wide variety of orthopedic issues for his patients at Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine. He offers relief to his elder patients who suffer from osteoarthritis pain and administers treatment to trained athletes with sports-related injuries.
"I’ve recommended them to others!"
"I celebrated my ten week follow up with a 100 mile bike ride"
"Dr. Guttentag provides the absolute best orthopedic treatment that anyone can receive"
"A doctor I really admire"
"Thank you does not seem enough."
"Thank you so much for my new knees"
"You're a great surgeon and a great doctor"
"I highly recommend Dr. Guttentag"
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