BRADENTON, Fla. — Coastal Orthopedics, a full-service provider of comprehensive orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, spine care, pain management and physical therapy services, recently selected Dr. Matthew Pacana to join its highly skilled staff.
Dr. Pacana is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle injuries and disorders. With a focus on foot and ankle pathology, Dr. Pacana treats patients of all ages with various conditions, including foot and ankle arthritis, tendonitis, ankle instability, athletic injuries, bunions and fractures. He has a special interest in ankle replacement, minimally-invasive techniques and arthroscopy.
After attending medical school at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Dr. Pacana finished his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Texas Houston.
During his fellowship, Dr. Pacana helped take care of several collegiate sports teams, including the football and soccer teams at the University of Houston.
Dr. Pacana has published several papers on orthopedic education and adult-acquired flatfoot deformity in several peer-reviewed journals, including the prestigious Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. His research has been presented at numerous national and international meetings.
“I knew Coastal Orthopedics was a place I could call home when I met the robust group of driven and knowledgeable surgeons that make up their team,” said Dr. Pacana. “The excitement that I have surrounding the beginning of my foot and ankle practice is only magnified by the fact that I get to do it with the support of the forward-thinking staff and colleagues that make up Coastal Orthopedics.”
Dr. Pacana will be performing surgeries at Coastal Orthopedics’ outpatient surgery center. He will also be credentialed at HCA Florida Blake Hospital, HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center and Manatee Memorial Hospital.
About Coastal Orthopedics
Founded in 1973 and based in Bradenton, Fla., Coastal Orthopedics is home to 21 orthopedic surgeons and pain management physicians who maintain hospital affiliations with HCA Florida Blake Hospital, HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center and Manatee Memorial Hospital. In addition to three offices and one ambulatory surgery center 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 nearly 50 years, Coastal Orthopedics’ 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.
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