Katerina Backus, MD

Katerina Backus, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

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Biography

Katerina Backus, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified American Academy of Pediatrics and sports medicine physician with AdventHealth Medical Group Pediatric Orthopedics team. She is one of only a few select physicians to have achieved a patient satisfaction rating in the 99th percentile from surveys conducted by Press Ganey, and has earned multiple awards for her outstanding academic achievements. Her specialties include pediatric sports injuries, nonoperative musculoskeletal injuries, pediatric diseases affecting kid's mobility, and concussion management. An honors graduate of the University of Richmond, she attended medical school at the University of Maryland, where she received a Gudelsky Foundation Scholarship and was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Backus carried out her internship and residency training in pediatrics at the University of Florida/Shands Hospital Department of Pediatrics in Gainesville before embarking on an advanced fellowship in primary care sports medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Backus specializes in the treatment of a wide variety of pediatric musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries, including concussion, fracture care and sports injuries in the pediatric and adolescent population. Languages Spoken: Greek (working knowledge)

Care Philosophy

Dr. Backus strives to provide quality, compassionate, family-centered care for each of her patients.

Languages Spoken
English
Medical School

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Residency

College of Medicine at the University of Florida

UF Health Jacksonville - Graduate Education

Fellowship

Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification
Sports Medicine: The American Board of Pediatrics
Ages Accepted
Newborns
Infants
Children
Adolescents

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