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Mark D. Torke, M.D.

Mark D. Torke, M.D.

Specializes in general orthopaedics including fracture care, arthroscopy, pediatric orthopaedics and joint replacements (partial and total).

EDUCATION:

Dr. Torke graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. He completed medical school (M.D.) at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. He completed a general surgery internship and orthopaedic residency at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Dr. Torke also completed a pediatric orthopaedic residency at the Alfred I. Dupont Institute.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Dr. Torke is Board Certified through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).

ASSOCIATIONS & APPOINTMENTS:

Dr. Torke is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS). He holds a teaching appointment with the University of South Florida/ Morton Plant Mease Family Residency Program and Barry University Physician Assistant Program.

Dr. Torke is a consultant for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball and the Dunedin Blue Jays minor league baseball team.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Dr. Torke is on-staff at Mease Countryside and Mease Dunedin Hospitals (BayCare Health System), Mease Ambulatory Surgery Center and HCA Countryside Surgery Center.

Sang H. Choi, M.D.

Sang H. Choi, M.D.

Specializes in general orthopaedics including fracture care, arthroscopy, total joint replacement. He subspecializes in foot and ankle and hand surgery.

EDUCATION:

Dr. Choi graduated from the University of Indiana with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Biology. He completed medical school (M.D.) at the Indiana School of Medicine. He completed orthopaedic residency at the McLaren General Hospital in Flint, Michigan. Dr. Choi completed a fellowship in Foot and Ankle surgery in Warren, Michigan and a Hand surgery fellowship in Detroit.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Dr. Choi is Board Certified through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).

ASSOCIATIONS & APPOINTMENTS:

Dr. Choi is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), and the American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Dr. Choi is a consultant for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball and the Dunedin Blue Jays minor league baseball team.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Dr. Choi is on-staff at Mease Countryside and Mease Dunedin Hospitals (BayCare Health System), Mease Ambulatory Surgery Center, BayCare Trinity Surgery Center, HCA Countryside Surgery Center, and New Port Richey Surgery Center

Steven C. Mirabello, M.D.

Steven C. Mirabello, M.D.

Specializes in sports medicine including surgery of the knee, shoulder, elbow and hip.

EDUCATION:

Dr. Mirabello graduated Magna Cum Laude from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He completed medical school (M.D.) at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mirabello completed a surgical internship through the UCLA training program in Santa Barbara, California. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan, New York. Fellowship training in sports medicine with a focus in shoulder surgery was completed under Drs. James Andrews and William Clancy in Birmingham, Alabama.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Dr. Mirabello is Board Certified through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).

ASSOCIATIONS & APPOINTMENTS:

Dr. Mirabello is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American College of Surgeons (ACS), The American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and is an Associate Member of the Association of Major League Baseball Team Physicians

Dr. Mirabello is the Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball. He a consulting physician for the Philadelphia Phillies and team physician for the Dunedin Blue Jays minor league baseball team.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Dr. Mirabello is on-staff at Mease Countryside and Mease Dunedin Hospitals (BayCare Health System), Mease Ambulatory Surgery Center, BayCare Trinity Surgery Center, HCA Countryside Surgery Center, and New Port Richey Surgery Center.

Scott M. Wisotsky, M.D.

Scott M. Wisotsky, M.D.

He graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry with a  concentration in Biochemistry from the Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He then graduated at George Washington University from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences as a Doctor of Medicine with Distinction in Washington, D.C.

Scott M. Wisotsky, M.D. did his fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburg, PA. He also completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Vermont from Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, VT.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha – George Washington University
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Board Certified — CAQ Hand Surgery

David P. Thompson, M.D.

David P. Thompson, M.D.

He graduated from the University of Tampa with his Bachelor of Science, Tampa, FL and his Master of Science at the University of California at the Salk Institute in San Diego, California. David P. Thompson, M.D. earned his Medical Degree at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Fl.

David P. Thompson, M.D. did his residency in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the  Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He then completed his fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute under Drs. David Leffers and Seth Gasser.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • NBME American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Association

David R. Whiddon, M.D., FAAOS

David R. Whiddon, M.D., FAAOS

He graduated from the University of Florida with his Bachelor of Science with Honors and earned his Medical Degree at the Medical College of Virginia.

David R. Whiddon, M.D., FAAOS completed his residency in Bone and Joint Sports Medicine Institute at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA. He did his fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Nishin S. Tambay, M.D.

Nishin S. Tambay, M.D.

He graduate from B.J. Medical School in Pune, India. Nishin S. Tambay, M.D. did his internship in Internal Medicine at the Weiss Memorial Hospital in Northside affiliate of University of Chicago in Chicago, IL. He then completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center also in Chicago, IL. Nishin S. Tambay, M.D. He did a fellowship in Sports & Electrodiagnostic Medicine at the Michigan State University and the other fellowship in Interventional Spine and Pain Medicine at the Alabama Orthopaedics and Spine Center.

He provides sports medicine services to Major League Baseball, National Football League, Association of Tennis Professionals, Women’s Tennis Association, The LPGA, Arena Football League, and collegiate, high school and recreational athletes. He is a Preferred Provider for the Toronto Blue Jays. He lectures and teaches physicians, medical students and physical therapists.

Dr. Tambay prefers a non-narcotic approach to managing his patients’ pain symptoms.

 

Michael L. Rothberg, M.D.

Michael L. Rothberg, M.D.

He graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology as Cum Laude from Tufts University in Medford, MA. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX.

Michael L. Rothberg, M.D. did his internship in General Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He also worked in the Shock Trauma Hospital at Baltimore, MD. He did his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital for Joint Diseases at the Orthopaedic Institute in New York, NY. Michael L. Rothberg, M.D. completed his fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, CA. He also completed an externship in Surgical and nonoperative treatment of rheumatoid deformities of the hand at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA under Dr. Edward Nalebuff and Dr. Lewis Millender.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Nalebuff Hand Society
  • VirchelWood Hand Society

Craig A. Schwartz, M.D.

Craig A. Schwartz, M.D.

He graduated from Haverford College with his Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Haverford, PA. He earned his Medical Degree at Emory University School of Medicine at Atlanta, Georgia.

Craig A. Schwartz, M.D. did his internship at the Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his residency in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Emory University Affiliated Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He was also Chief Resident in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Emory University Affiliated Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • Southern Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Richard Pigeon, M.D., Ph.D.

Richard Pigeon, M.D., Ph.D.

He graduated from California State Polytechnic University with his Bachelor of Science and Chemical Engineering. He earned his Masters Degree and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. Richard Pigeon, M.D., Ph.D. got his Medical Degree from Yale University School of Medicine.

Richard Pigeon, M.D., Ph.D. did his Internship in General Surgery and Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Miami from the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fl. He did his Fellowship in Surgery of Spinal Disorders and Deformities at the he Hospital for Special Surgery Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Florida Medical Association

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