Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida, one of Fort Myers’ first multi-specialty orthopedic practices is celebrating its 10th year serving the community.
Founders Dr. Jeffrey Richards and Dr. Charles Springer set out to establish our area’s only fellowship-trained group practice specializing in a variety of surgical and nonsurgical orthopedic services designed to provide patient care from diagnosis to recovery and beyond. Today, the practice serves several Lee County hospitals and employs 109.
Since opening in 2000, Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida has grown into a full service orthopedic medical practice with 8 fellowship-trained surgeons, five centers of excellence, a sports medicine center, physical medicine and rehabilitation program, pain management center, physical and occupational therapy department, and imaging center. Other physicians who have joined the practice include Dr. Antonio Flores, Dr. Fletcher Reynolds, Dr. Jeremy Schwartz, Dr. Allen Tafel, Dr. Paul Fuchs, and Dr. Patrick Leach.
“It is our honor and privilege to play a role in the care of patients in our community,”. “We’re proud of all we’ve accomplished in the past 10 years, and look forward to seeing what the next 10 bring.”
About Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida
Using the latest technology and proven techniques in orthopedic medicine, Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida strives to provide the best possible care and service to patients suffering from bone, joint, muscle and back, and spine problems. Its comprehensive office in Fort Myers includes foot and ankle, hand and upper extremity, joint replacement, spine, and sports medicine centers of excellence along with a physical medicine and rehabilitation program and physical, occupational and hand therapy. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit