SURGEONS

DR. Stuart Goldsmith, MD

General Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Stuart Goldsmith is an orthopaedic surgeon with over 30 years’ experience treating orthopaedic injuries in the Tampa Bay Area. He earned his undergraduate degree while attending the University of Cincinnati. He pursued his medical degree at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. Upon graduation, he continued his medical education and training gaining valuable experience through externship programs with Jewish Memorial Hospital and the Veterans Administration Hospital. He completed his residency training at the University of Florida.

DR. Scott Goldsmith, MD

General Orthopaedic Surgery And Joint Replacement

Dr. Scott Goldsmith is a practicing orthopaedic surgeon and president of the Orthopaedic Medical Group. He was born in New Jersey but moved to Tampa at an early age, where his father began the Orthopaedic Medical Group in Brandon. Dr. Goldsmith attended the University of Michigan and graduated with a bachelor of sciences degree as a biology major. He continued his education at the Finch University of Health Sciences where he successfully completed his Master’s degree in applied physiology. Dr. Goldsmith then entered The Chicago Medical School and graduated with his medical degree in 2001.

DR. Jeffrey Watson, MD

General Orthopaedic Surgery And Sports Medicine

Dr. Jeff Watson is an orthopaedic surgeon who attended the United States Air Force Academy where he was the top graduate from his squadron and graduated with military distinction. While at the Academy he held the top squadron leadership position each year, and completed his tenure as the commander in charge of more than 100 cadets. In addition to being an elite athlete he was one of only seven cadets in his class to obtain maximum scores on strength and endurance fitness tests. He also took a interest in outdoor tactical training and was awarded the Outstanding Instructor for the Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) course.

DR. Edward Becker, MD

Subspecialty Certified Sports Medicine Surgeon and General Orthopaedic Specialist

Dr. Edward H. Becker is a Baltimore native who graduated Summa Cum Laude and first in his class with a degree in biological sciences from University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He continued his education at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he received multiple awards for academics and was elected president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. It was during medical school that Dr. Becker decided to pursue a career in Sports Medicine.  After medical school, Dr. Becker continued his training as a resident in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and Fellowship in sports medicine at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Becker is one of few surgeons who is subspecialty certified as a sports medicine expert.  He specializes in procedures for both adult and pediatric populations. Procedures include, but are not limited to,  arthroscopic knee procedures, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL reconstruction), posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (PCL reconstruction), knee ligament repair/reconstruction, cartilage restoration procedures, meniscal repair, subchondroplasty techniques…

DR. Bryan Butler, MD

Shoulder And Elbow Specialist And General Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. R. Bryan Butler is an orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in specialized care for injuries of the Shoulder and Elbow. Originally from California, Dr. Butler attended Northwestern University, from which he obtained a double major in Biological Sciences and Economics, the latter of which he graduated with honors. While at Northwestern, he was a member of the Rowing Team and became Captain of the team in his senior year. He then attended the University of Maryland – School of Medicine, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society. After deciding to pursue a career in orthopaedics, he continued his training in Baltimore at the University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowley Shock…

DR. Adam Jester, MD

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

Dr. Adam Jester is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon specializing in the care of the critically injured patient. Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Jester performed his undergraduate studies at the University of Richmond, VA, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry as well as a Minor in Leadership at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies.

After graduating with honors in Chemistry, Dr. Jester completed his medical degree at the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, where he was active in orthopaedic spine research and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society….

DR. Mark Sando, MD

Sport Medicine And General Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Mark Sando is an orthopaedic surgeon and a native of Buffalo, NY. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Chemistry from Canisius College. He went on to pursue his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society.

After medical school, Dr. Sando completed his orthopaedic residency in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center where he worked with many local high school teams and the University of Maryland Terrapins. He also pursued research in shoulder and knee arthroscopy, which led to presentations at national and international meetings. His research into finding a safer arthroscopic portal to utilize during labral repair of the shoulder was recognized with the 2nd place John Joyce Award for Outstanding Research by a Resident/Fellow at the 2015 ISAKOS Biennial Meeting in Lyon, France…