— WINTER PARK, Fla., JULY 7, 2021—Rothman Orthopedic Institute, an internationally recognized leader in orthopedic care, this month opened its first, state-of-the art office in Central Florida. Located at 255 N. Lakemont Ave, Suite 207in Winter Park, Rothman’s team of board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians will treat various routine and complex musculoskeletal issues at this location.
“We’re thrilled about the opening of our first, official location in Winter Park,” said Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA, President of Rothman Orthopedic Institute, Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics, and Professor of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals. “Rothman Orthopedics’ mindset is to treat patients in and around the communities they live, and our relationship with AdventHealth will help us bolster our world-class service offerings and resources in and around Winter Park.”
“The opening of our office in Winter Park will allow us to accelerate our growth in the market substantially,” said Christopher T. Olivia, MD, CEO of Rothman Orthopedic Institute. “The enthusiasm we’ve received from Central Floridians since we expanded last year, has been greater than we’ve expected and we’re pleased to continue serving this active community and bringing them top-notch musculoskeletal care.”
“The market demographics and AdventHealth as a health system partner offer a perfect opportunity for the Rothman platform and success,” said Dr. Daryl Osbahr, Managing Director and Chief of Orthopedic Surgery - Rothman Florida. “We’re excited to continue this expansion while still delivering high quality and in-network care that our patients expect and deserve from Rothman Orthopedics all under one roof, and is consistent with the Rothman model.”
“Central Floridians of all ages, from teen athletes to seniors, need world-class orthopedic care,” said Randy Haffner, CEO of AdventHealth Central Florida. “In partnership with Rothman, we are pleased to bring that level of consumer-focused care to Winter Park, and we look forward to expanding our network together in the months and years ahead.”
Modeled after Rothman’s offices in Philadelphia, PA, this location, which officially opened July 1, includes eight exam rooms and is located across the street from the AdventHealth Winter Park emergency department. AdventHealth Winter Park was recently named a DNV Center of Excellence for Hip and Knee Replacement. For the convenience of patients, the office has on-site x-ray, casting and bracing as well as physical and hand therapy beginning in the fall. Physicians seeing patients at this office are:
- Dr. Atif K. Ahmed– Orthopedic Trauma & Fracture Care
- Dr. Ryan A. Durfee– Orthopedic Oncology & Fracture Care
- Dr. Michael A. Hawks- Orthopedic Trauma & Fracture Care
- Dr. Andrew M. Pepper- Joint Replacement
Rothman Orthopedics plans to have 18 physicians on their Central Florida roster by the end of 2021.
In 2020, Rothman Orthopedics and AdventHealth announced their partnership to bring high-quality, patient-centered orthopedic care to the Central Florida community. Earlier this year, AdventHealth held a groundbreaking event for a new, 12-story medical tower on the AdventHealth Orlando campus. Rothman Orthopedics—an AdventHealth center of excellence—will open its state-of-the-art headquarters at this location in 2022.
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