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Thomas O. Schwab, M.D.

Thomas O. Schwab, M.D.

He graduated from Miami University with his Bachelor of Arts in Oxford, Ohio. He earned his Medical Degree from Ohio State Medical School in Columbus, Ohio

Thomas O. Schwab, M.D. did his internship at Highland General Hospital in Oakland, CA and his residency in Orthopaedics at Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and another residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Florida Orthopaedic Society
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

William C. Cottrell, M.D.

William C. Cottrell, M.D.

He completed his Bachelor of Science at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL and earned his Medical Degree at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL. He did his internship in General Surgery at the Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, FL. William C. Cottrell, M.D. had his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile, AL and his fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL.

William C. Cottrell, M.D. specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic knee & shoulder surgery, rotator cuff injuries, cartilage injuries and repair, ACL and ligament injuries and repair, and minimally invasive surgery.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • AO/ASIF Basic Course
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Alabama Orthopaedic Society
  • American Medical Association

John M. McClure, M.D.

John M. McClure, M.D.

He graduated with his Bachelor of Science Cum Laude and his Medical Degree AOA Medical Honor Society from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. John M. McClure, M.D. did his internship in General Surgery Department and his residency in the General Surgery  and Orthopaedic Surgery at the  Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

John M. McClure, M.D. also served in the US Naval Hospital at Subic Bay in the Philippines.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Florida Orthopaedic Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Pinellas County Medical Association
  • Pinellas County Orthopaedic Society

Andrew J. Cooper, M.D.

Andrew J. Cooper, M.D.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Economics, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a minor in Health Care Management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Andrew J. Cooper, M.D. received his Medical Degree as part of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.

He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Miami from the Jackson Memorial Hospital he was the Administrative Chief Resident in Miami, FL. Andrew J. Cooper, M.D. did his fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

John E. Kilgore, M.D.

John E. Kilgore, M.D.

He earned his Bachelor of Science at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL and his Medical Degree at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL. He completed his internship in the Department of Surgery and his residency at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery  at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, MN.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Florida Orthopaedic Society
  • Mayo Alumni Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Pinellas County Medical Association

David Cheong, M.D.

David Cheong, M.D.

He started his training at Orlando Regional Medical Center and completed his Fellowship in Musculoskelatel Oncology at the University of Miami. He is trained in orthopaedic onocology and complex joint reconstruction

Awarded the honor of 2013 Attending of the Year, he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of South Florida, where he has helped train and mentor both orthopaedic surgery residents and medical students.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society
  • International Society of Limb Salvage
  • Board of Councilor member to the Florida Orthopaedic Society

Peter Lopez, M.D.

Peter Lopez, M.D.

He is a graduate of The University of Connecticut Medical School. He completed a general surgery internship at Columbia University and his orthopedic residency (at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center) in New York. He completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified), is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in addition to Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Lopez was recertified in 2009.

He joined Brandon Orthopedic Associates, in 1999. Dr. Lopez specializes in Hand Surgery as well as general orthopedics. He is an expert in the treatment of complex traumatic and degenerative upper extremity conditions, and has a particular interest in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, and Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release. He is one of a few surgeons around the country performing Arthroscopic Thumb (CMC) Arthroplasty.

Robert Maddalon, M.D., M.S.

Robert Maddalon, M.D., M.S.

He attended college at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, where he played varsity basketball. He graduated cum laude and later received a Master of Science degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Dr. Maddalon graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. His orthopedic surgery training was performed at the Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania.

Today, Dr. Maddalon specializes in total joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery. He has performed hundreds of minimally invasive (mini-incision) hip and knee replacements over the past several years. Additionally, he performs partial knee replacement surgery with excellent results.

Also, Dr. Maddalon uses the Zimmer gender specific knee replacement when indicated and computer-assisted surgery in many patients. He also performs the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedure in younger patients.

Dr. Maddalon has performed thousands of knee and shoulder arthroscopies as well as hip and knee replacements in the Brandon and Sun City areas since he began practicing in 1985. He is board certified. He has served as the Chief of Surgery and formerly on the Board of Trustees at Brandon Regional Hospital. Currently on the Board of Trustees at South Bay Hospital.

In the past, he has served as a team physician for several area high schools including Bloomingdale, Durant and Armwood.

John Okun, M.D.

John Okun, M.D.

He  was born and raised in New York. He attended Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire and was graduated magna cum laude. He attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed five years of training in General and Orthopedic Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center Combined Orthopedic Surgery Program.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified) and has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Okun was recertified by the Board in 1996 and 2006.

He is a member of the international Congress on Joint Replacement, the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society and is a consulting physician for the Divers Alert Network.

He specializes in joint replacement surgery, including Direct Anterior Approach (muscle sparing) Total Hip Replacement, Gender Specific and partial knee replacements, arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder (rotator cuff repair) and other joints, treatment of complex fractures and orthopedic injuries, as well as most common orthopedic conditions.

Dr. John Okun has been in practice in Brandon, FL since 1984 and in Sun City Center since 1992. He is also on staff at Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

Dr. Okun has been team physician for a number of area high schools including Brandon, Bloomingdale, Durrant and Armwood. He has been team physician for a number of amateur, high school and junior hockey teams as well as the Tampa Bay Lightning NHL hockey team.

Jeff D. Kopelman, D.P.M.,

Jeff D. Kopelman, D.P.M.,

He received his Doctorate of Medicine degree and graduated Valedictorian of his class from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, FL. He completed a 24 month Podiatric Surgical residency at the Universal Medical Center Hospital in Plantation, FL.

Dr. Kopelman was the first podiatrist with surgical and ER privileges at Bayfront Medical Center, the first Head of Podiatry at St. Anthony’s Hospital, and first podiatrist in St. Petersburg to with work with an orthopaedic group.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Academy of Nail Disorder
  • National Guild of Health Care Disorder of the Lower Extremity
  • American Association of Diabetes Educators

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