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Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Residency Program

Training Affiliates


Tampa General Hospital

1 Tampa General Circle Tampa, FL 33606 

Situated on Beautiful Davis Island, Tampa General Hospital (TGH) has been ranked as one of the top 50 hospitals nationally in six medical specialties which includes orthopaedics. Tampa General Hospital is located approximately fifteen miles south of the USF campus and is one of the largest hospitals in the country. It serves as the Level 1 Trauma Center for the region, and it is a primary post-graduate training location for the USF Morsani College of Medicine. USF orthopaedic residents receive education and training on trauma, foot and ankle, hand, and adult reconstruction surgery. Orthopaedic surgery education at TGH is provided by many of the faculty members from Florida Orthopaedic Institute, under the supervision of Roy Sanders, M.D., USF Chairman, FOI President, and Chief of Orthopaedics at TGH.

Additionally, the residency and fellowship academic office is situated in the Harbourside building at Tampa General Hospital.


Florida Orthopaedic Institute

Founded in 1989, Florida Orthopaedic Institute has grown from 12 orthopaedists working in one office and one hospital, to over 90 physicians, numerous mid-level providers and Fellows, and a professional staff of more than 700, working in over 9 offices and 19 regional hospitals, two Surgery Centers and two Orthopaedic Urgent Care centers.

Florida Orthopaedic Institute’s Divisions include Foot and Ankle, Hand and Wrist, Joint Arthroplasty, Orthopaedic Trauma, Pain Management, Rehabilitative Medicine, Shoulder and Elbow, Spine Surgery, and Sports Medicine.

Advent Health

AdventHealth Tampa

3100 E. Fletcher Avenue Tampa, FL 33613

Florida Hospital is committed to the educational and training needs of the orthopedic residency. The residents rotate at three different Florida Hospital locations; Tampa, Carrollwood, and Wesley Chapel. At these locations, the residents receive education in adult reconstructive surgery, upper extremity, and adult spine. The associated surgeons are committed to lending their expertise and case volume to the training volume. Florida Hospital’s mission is to offer patients access to the most advanced technology and treatment options available. It is located directly across the street from the University of South Florida campus and two blocks from the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.


The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

12902 Magnolia Drive Tampa, FL 33612

The Sarcoma Program at Moffitt Cancer Center provides comprehensive, patient-oriented care for all types and stages of cancer, with special attention to technological advancement, quality of life, and education. Physicians and staff are dedicated to providing the newest and most effective care to patients while striving to blend compassion and technique in the patient-care approach.

The goals of the Sarcoma Program are to provide interdisciplinary care for new and established patients; developed and conduct clinical research trials that focus on radiation as the modality of treatment; establish collaborative links with appropriate basic science programs, utilize the most up-to-date equipment in the most efficient manner, and provide educational programs and training. The Sarcoma Program holds weekly conferences to discuss cases where physician input can be obtained. The conference also functions as an educational forum for hospital staff involved in the care of patients receiving radiation treatment. This leads to highly expert, quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

The Sarcoma Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, currently consists of 3 orthopaedic surgeons fellowship trained in musculoskeletal oncology, who will devote sufficient professional time to teaching and supervising residents in orthopaedic oncology. The teaching staff participates in clinical discussions, rounds, conferences and didactic lectures to promote the spirit of inquiry and scholarship, and also participates in journal clubs and research conferences on a weekly basis. The faculty participates in national, professional, and scientific societies including MSTS, SSO, AAOS and FOS. The faculty will provide guidance and technical support for residents involved in research activities.


The James A. Haley Veterans Administration Hospital

12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. Tampa, FL 33612

The James A. Haley Veterans Administration Hospital mission is to provide compassionate patient care, education and research, and will serve as one of the participating affiliate institutions. The hospital’s participation in the resident training will be based on a clear education rationale integral to the program curriculum with clearly-stated activities and objectives. Training faculty are qualified experts in their field and are committed to providing the highest possible quality training experience for the residents. The residents will gain a unique responsibility for patient care and provision of supervision. The residents will gain a unique training experience at the V.A. Hospital due to the exposure of a large representation of patients from socio-economically disadvantaged and indigent segments of society and exposure to a higher incidence of advanced stage malignancies. The hospital is located across the street from the University of South Florida and connected by a walkway.

The mission statement of the James A. Haley Medical Center and Clinics is to strive for excellence as a primary, secondary, and tertiary academic health care center. The hospital aspires to providing high quality health care to the patient population which is timely, compassionate, and comprehensive with continual benefits and services to eligible individuals in an efficient, ethical manner. This includes a full range of preventative, rehabilitative and extended care and promotes a broad base of research and education. The training faculty at the V.A. hospital consists of four orthopaedic surgeons who will devote their professional time to teaching general orthopaedics.


All Children's Hospital

801 6th Street South St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is the number one children’s hospital in Florida according to the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report survey and is nationally ranked in seven specialties, including Orthopaedics. The Orthopaedic Surgery department is staffed with physicians from Children’s Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery Associates, LLP. All Children’s Hospital located in St. Petersburg, Florida, just over 30 miles from the University of South Florida main campus and is a leading center for pediatric treatment, education and research. All Children’s provides specialized care for children of all ages, from newborns through teens. It is one of the two freestanding children’s hospitals in the state of Florida, and the only on Florida’s west coast. The faculty works closely with specially trained nurses, therapists, pharmacists and other caring professionals who understand the medical, social and emotional needs of each stage of childhood and adolescence.

Brandon Regional Hospital

Brandon Regional Hospital

Brandon Regional Hospital is a 438-bed acute care facility offering a number of specialty services including the Heart & Vascular Center, where the latest in cardiovascular surgery and minimally invasive techniques are performed, The Behavioral Health Center, The Women’s Center, which includes our Baby Suites and 22 bed neonatal intensive care unit, The Reflux Center and a designated Bariatric Center of Excellence.