BRADENTON, Fla. — Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. Arthur Valadie with Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management recently received the Adult Volunteer Award from the Manatee Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual Champions of Healthcare.
The 10 winners were announced at an awards breakfast at the Polo Grill in Lakewood Ranch on May 25. The Manatee Chamber of Commerce received almost 70 nominations gathered from across the community. The award recipients contribute to Manatee County’s well being and making an impact on the health and healthcare through service and a commitment to excellence in Manatee County.
Dr. Valadie, the physician president of Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management, can typically be found at youth athletic events, treating injuries and providing countless hours of support. He works with club travel teams and high school teams throughout the area, including Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School, Bayshore High School, Manatee High School, Palmetto High School and Bradenton Christian School. He also serves as the sports medicine physician to the Pittsburgh Pirates, U.S. Soccer national teams, IMG Academy, Premier Sports Campus and State College of Florida.
“We congratulate Dr. Arthur Valadie for his unwavering service and commitment to this community,” said Paige LeMay, the chief executive officer of Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine and Pain Management. “We are proud to have such dedicated physicians, like Dr. Arthur Valadie, serving the healthcare community and contributing philanthropically to this wonderful region that continues to support the practice.”
About Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management
Founded in 1973 and based in Bradenton, Fla., Coastal Orthopedics is home to 17 orthopedic surgeons and pain management physicians who maintain hospital affiliations with Blake Medical Center, Manatee Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. In addition to three offices and two ambulatory surgery centers each serving Florida’s West Coast, Coastal Orthopedics’ board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons provide patients with the very latest in pain and orthopedic treatment technology. The company strives to repair and heal injuries relating to the entire musculoskeletal system. For more than 40 years, our highly skilled staff of physicians and surgeons has treated patients in specialty care including sports medicine, joint replacement, pain management and rehabilitation. Patients can experience restoration of function both surgically and non-surgically through the use of physician-guided strengthening, therapy, medications, injections and stretching. For more information, please visit CoastalOrthopedics.com or call 941-792-1404.
About Dr. Arthur Valadie
Dr. Arthur Valadie is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy and knee and shoulder reconstruction. He attended medical school at the University of Florida. Dr. Valadie completed his residency at Emory University and then a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at the world-renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, Calif. Dr. Valadie is the physician president of Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management. He also serves as the sports medicine physician to the Pittsburgh Pirates, U.S. Soccer Team, IMG Academy and State College of Florida.