Spring Hill, Florida (December 4, 2015) – Oak Hill Hospital announces the appointment of Steven G. Ortiz, MD, to its medical and surgical staff. Dr. Ortiz is a member of the West Coast Musculoskeletal Institute (WCMIortho) at 14555 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida 34613, and 8371 S. Suncoast Boulevard, Homosassa, Florida 34446. Call 844-926-4678 (844-WCMIortho) to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Ortiz comes to Oak Hill Hospital and the WCMIortho from Melbourne, Florida, where he specialized as an orthopaedic spine surgeon. Dr. Ortiz completed his spine surgery fellowship at Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He completed residency in orthopaedic surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, New York.
Dr. Ortiz received his medical degree from the renowned Stanford School of Medicine in Stanford, California, where he received the Stanford Borenstein Medical Scholarship in 2005, 2006 and 2007. He also received the Stanford Medical Scholars Research Fellowship in 2006 and was the recipient of the Joseph Saal Stanford Medical Scholars Research Fellowship in 2004.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in neurobiology from the University of California in Irvine where he graduated summa cum laude and was the recipient of the Outstanding Undergraduate Student of the Year Award in 2003. Dr. Ortiz received numerous scholarships including the highly sought after Phi Beta Kappa scholarship.
Dr. Ortiz is the author of several research journal publications, has presented numerous research abstracts at various scientific conferences across the U.S., and participated in six different teaching assistantships while attending Stanford University Medical School.
Attached photo: Steven G. Ortiz, MD
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