The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers is a multi-site group orthopedic surgical practice specializing in knee, hip and shoulder problems with an emphasis on joint replacement and arthroscopy. We are one of the largest orthopedic institutes in the U.S.
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The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers | Knee Replacements | Hip Replacements

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One of the largest facilities of its kind in the United States
The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers are of the most experienced meniscus cartilage transplant centers in the world. We are the first center to complete a knee arthroscopy in Florida, the first ligament transplant in Florida and the first meniscus cartilage transplant in Florida.

Knee SurgeryPartial Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement, Meniscus Transplants, Arthroscopic Surgery for torn knee ligaments and cartilage / shoulder impingement problems, open repair of Shoulder Rotator Cuff, Joint Replacement for arthritis and Hyaluronate treatments.
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To submit your X-rays and receive a free X-Ray or MRI evaluation, please call FKOC at 1-800-881-8485 or email us at Click here for more information. If you do not have X-Rays you can request a prescription for an X-Ray be taken in your local area.

We’ll introduce you to advanced treatments that can offer dramatic relief of your pain including information on medications, education on nutrition and exercise, surgical procedures and provide specialists that are knowledgable in the latest diagnostic methods.

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Meet our Expert Orthopedic Doctors

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Dr. Robert Donnelly, M.D. – Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Donnelly completed a residency at the renowned Mayo Clinic in 1998 where he learned some of the excellent surgical skills that we expect from all of our doctors.

We were more than pleased to welcome him to join our surgical staff over eight years ago.

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Dr. Ronald Hayter, M.D. – Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Hayter has been practicing with the Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers for over 22 years and is board certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Hayter is one of the most experienced orthopedic surgeons in the Tampa area and is very much an indispensable part of our expert orthopedic staff.

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Who gets shoulder pain?
After age 25, most shoulder pain is caused by the effect of repeated overhead motions for a long period of time. Read full answer

Who can benefit from a partial knee replacement?
Partial Knee Replacements are designed for patients whose x-rays show arthritis in one knee compartment and who have not had satisfactory pain relief with non-surgical treatment. Read full answer

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