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Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine

Locations in: Zephyrhills, South Tampa, Wesley Chapel, North Tampa, and Brandon

Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine, A Day in the Life of

Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine

Glimpse a day in the life of orthopaedic surgeons and patients as they face everything from sprains, fractures, and sports injuries to complex spinal deformities. This day in the life video follows Florida Medical's expert team of adult and pediatric orthopaedic surgeons — including Stephen Raterman, MD, Ira Guttentag, MD, Trey Alexander, MD, Geoff Cronen, MD, Richard Gray, MD, Brian Domby, MD, Dan Murphy, MD, and Arnold Ramirez, MD. As the official team physicians to the Tampa Bay Lightning, and team physicians for many local colleges and high school teams; this orthopaedics group offers patients and families a host of nonsurgical treatments like carpal tunnel syndrome, casting, and injections as well as complex surgical options, including arthroscopic surgery, hip resurfacing, total joint replacement, posterior spinal fusion, OPS Optimized Positioning System, growing rods, ACL reconstruction, robotic assisted surgery, limb sparing surgery, surgical dislocation of the hip, and more.

Dr. Stephen Raterman, A Day in the Life of

Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine

In this video, you will get a behind-the-scenes look at Dr. Stephen Raterman's interactions with patients and his focus on their quality of life. You will see Dr. Raterman and his team of medical professionals work alongside men and women of different ages in an effort to deliver a pain-free life. Dr. Raterman specializes in orthopaedic surgery, specifically for hips, knees, and shoulders. He has trained in a variety of innovative surgical procedures so his patients at Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine get exactly what they need without putting unneeded stress on their bodies. He promotes joint preservation of the hip, which means he does everything to ensure his patients keep their native hip as long as possible. Dr. Raterman and his team perform minimally-invasive procedures such as hip resurfacing and hip replacements. You will meet patients who have life-changing results thanks to Dr. Raterman's team and they keep coming back knowing they will be treated like family. The men and women who visit his office at Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine leave with a new lease on life and the ability to enjoy life once more.

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Dr. Ira Guttentag, A Day in the Life of

Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine

Take a behind-the-scenes look as Dr. Ira Guttentag treats a wide variety of issues for his patients and provides invaluable medical care 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. You will also see him work alongside the Tampa Bay Lightning players as head Medical Director and Orthopaedic Surgeon of the NHL team. His fifteen years with the Lightning has helped Dr. Guttentag better serve the Tampa Bay community in a wide variety of ways including administering professional-grade treatment to recreational athletes and weekend warriors alike. See patients from various walks of life go to Dr. Guttentag for an exceptional service including former Olympians, elderly couples, and students who require surgery after sports injuries. Whether you're scoring on the ice of Amelie Arena or simply trying to achieve a pain-free life, Dr. Guttentag is here to help!

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Dr. Trey Alexander, A Day in the Life of

Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine

Take an insider look into Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine's Dr. Trey Alexander and how he changes the lives of his patients every day. He promotes a family-like environment and alongside his specially-trained staff, treats each patient as an individual. Dr. Alexander specializes in hip and knee issues and pain caused by replacement surgeries. He also focuses on total joint replacement surgery and revision procedures as well as non-surgical therapies. As one of his patients aptly calls him, he is our "Fix-It Man." He utilizes the healing power of the human touch and an approachable attitude to identify his patients' ailments, apply the appropriate treatment, and help them get back to their busy lives before any injury or pain ever occurred. Dr. Alexander and his team are fully committed to offering support and recovery to patients in the Tampa Bay area.

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Dr. Geoffrey Cronen, A Day in the Life of

Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine

Experience Dr. Geoffrey Cronen's specialized approach to orthopaedic surgery and patient care. As a leader in the Southeast United States in spinal deformity and reconstructive surgeries, Dr. Cronen is Board-Certified and fellowship trained. He also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Orthopedic and Spine Surgery Department at the University of South Florida and is dedicated to helping children with spinal deformities at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa. Dr. Cronen makes a conscious effort to form interpersonal relationships with his patients at Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine. As you will see in this video, he works alongside patients ranging from young children to older adults on a variety of surgeries and treatments that improve their quality of life. Dr. Cronen begins every patient interaction with an interest in his or her's life, not just their medical conditions or history. Dr. Cronen's honesty, professionalism, and in-depth knowledge about his field make him a highly sought after medical professional in the Tampa Bay area.

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Dr. Brian Domby, A Day in the Life of

Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine

Experience a day in the life of Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine's Dr. Brian Domby as he helps patients from all walks of life stay happy and healthy! In this video, you will see Dr. Domby prepare college-level athletes to rejoin the team after injuries such as ACL tears. He also helps older men and women who are trying to stay active, just as they were in the years prior. As an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, his passion and expertise create a fantastic patient experience. Dr. Domby does everything in his power to incorporate non-operative treatments such as medication, physical therapy, and biological treatments, such as PRP injections. If surgery is required, he is fully-equipped and able to perform the surgery in the most minimally invasive way possible. Dr. Domby approaches treatment not only as a doctor but as a fellow athlete, which means he will do everything in his power to keep his patients pain-free and active.

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Dr. Arnold Ramirez, A Day in the Life of

Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine

Are you a fan of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Tampa Bay Lightning? Then Dr. Arnold Ramirez is the doctor for you! In this video you will see him work alongside the Bucs' star players, ensuring they are ready to hit the field. He is Head Team Physician of the NFL team and attends every game, both home and away, to ensure they are in peak physical condition and avoid serious injury. Yet Dr. Ramirez's medical treatment goes beyond helping the pros. He takes pride in helping the Tampa Bay community with orthopaedic, spine, and sport-related issues. He helps patients from all walks of life heal "overuse" injuries such as sprains and strains, but also with more chronic conditions such as arthritis. Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine's Dr. Ramiriez takes pride in giving each patient individual attention, ensuring they don't feel rushed so they can comfortably and openly explain any issues that need addressing. His goal is to deliver a high-quality of life to his patients and ensure a pain-free return to daily activities.

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Dr. Daniel Murphy, A Day in the Life of

Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine

Watch as Dr. Dan Murphy helps a number of patients achieve a better quality of life. As a Board-Certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Murphy treats every patient exactly how he would want to be treated. He understands that knee, joint, and sport-related injuries can turn a patient's life upside down. That's why he fully commits himself to do everything in his power to create the best patient experience and to deliver the most non-intrusive solutions possible. Dr. Murphy has numerous professional affiliations and is a National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomate, an American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Diplomate, and an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Fellow. He also translates his experience of caring for professional baseball players to his everyday practice for the Tampa Bay community. Finally, you will see Dr. Murphy work with Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine's excellent team of staff in order to deliver the best treatment possible. He has built a reputation on open communication, professionalism, and exceptional treatment!

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Dr. Richard Gray, A Day in the Life of

Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine

Check out this behind-the-scenes look with Dr. Richard Gray, one of our Board-Certified orthopaedic surgeons at Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine. Dr. Gray has over 20 years of experience in the field and has a unique patient-centric attitude when it comes to treatment. His renowned bedside manner and wide variety of expertise make patients form a family-like bond with Dr. Gray and the rest of the team. The Tampa Bay community continues to come back year after year for innovative orthopaedic techniques to solve joint, knee, and other medical issues. Dr. Gray makes an effort to administer the most minimally invasive techniques as possible while aiming for a pain-free life for the patient. Whether you're in need of hand surgery, a hip replacement, or arthroscopic surgery, Dr. Gray can provide you with results that are above and beyond the norm.

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