BRADENTON, Fla. — Nine Coastal Orthopedics physicians were recently recognized as recipients of the Castle Connolly Top Doctors for 2019.
The doctors who earned this prestigious recognition include pain management specialist Dr. Richard Bundschu, joint replacement specialist Dr. David Cashen, pain management specialist Dr. Douglas Constant, pain management specialist Dr. Gennady Gekht, shoulder and elbow specialist Dr. Avinash Kumar, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Laura Ottaviani, sports medicine specialist Dr. Steven Schafer, spine specialist Dr. Eric Sundberg and joint replacement specialist Dr. Alan Valadie.
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has based its selection process on the foundation of peer nominations for more than two decades. The extensive nomination process encompasses thousands of American doctors. Each year, Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors are rigorously selected from nearly 100,000 nominations.
“Together, Coastal Orthopedics’ team of experts provides compassionate, personalized care across a wide range of subspecialties,” said Coastal Orthopedics CEO Paige LeMay. “The Castle Connolly Top Doctors distinction is truly a testament to our deeply committed physicians’ and their personalized, patient-centered care. This respected list represents the best physicians in America. We are proud of our team members for achieving this esteemed professional acknowledgment.”
The Castle Connolly physician-led research team carefully screens these physicians’ medical educations, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and additional information. The doctors who are among the very best in their specialties and in the communities are selected for inclusion.
With over 45 years of dedicated service to patients throughout the Manatee and Sarasota areas, physicians from Coastal Orthopedics have earned a sterling reputation as leading local authorities on surgical and non-surgical treatment.
About Coastal Orthopedics
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 servicing 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, its 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.