TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2012) – Florida Orthopaedic Institute announces that Dr. Roy Sanders has been awarded the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Health Care Heroes Physician Award for 2012.
Chosen by an independent panel of judges, Dr. Sanders was selected from more than 200 nominees. This latest recognition supports patient and referring physician confidence in the skill set as well as standard of care that Dr. Sanders and Florida Orthopaedic Institute provides to the community.
“This program allows community members to feel confident in the health care options that are available in the Tampa Bay Area. We are proud indeed, and will continue to provide the highest level of care to our patients,” says Dr. Roy Sanders, president and chief medical officer of Florida Orthopaedic Institute.
Dr. Sanders has more than 27 years experience as an orthopedic surgeon specializing in acute trauma, post-traumatic reconstruction and foot and ankle surgery. One of the original founders of Florida Orthopedic Institute, he has served as president and board chair for more than 15 years. Since 1991, Dr. Sanders has worked as chief of department of orthopedics at Tampa General Hospital and has authored more than 100 articles and abstracts on orthopedic trauma as well as developed approximately 20 patents that are issued and used locally and internationally.
In addition to patient care, FOI is nationally recognized through its Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education and its fellowship-training program, offered exclusively for orthopedic providers of the future.
About Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Florida Orthopaedic Institute, founded in 1989, is Florida’s largest orthopedic group and provides expertise and treatment of orthopedic-related injuries and conditions, including adult reconstruction and arthritis, anesthesiology, chiropractic services, foot and ankle, general orthopedics, hand and wrist, interventional spine, musculoskeletal oncology, orthopedic trauma, physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy, sports medicine, shoulder and elbow, spine, urgent care, and weight management, among others. The organization treats patients throughout its surgery center and 10 office locations in Bloomingdale, Brandon, Brooksville, Carrollwood, Dade City, Northdale, Riverview, South Tampa, Sun City, Tampa and North Tampa. For more information, please visit:www.FloridaOrtho.com. Visit us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/Florida.Orthopaedic.Institute.