Advanced Orthopedic Center Welcomes Two Orthopedic Surgeons to Their Busy Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda Practices

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The addition of these surgeons will keep waiting for appointments to a minimum and expand our service offerings by adding another Hip and Knee specialists and a new Upper Extremity and Hand specialist.

Port Charlotte, FL (PRUnderground) July 12th, 2021

Advanced Orthopedic Center continues to grow!  We will be welcoming two new fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons that will enhance our current group of eight highly recommended board-certified surgeons.

Dr. Jacob Pennington will join us September 2021. His education includes a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Kentucky where he graduated magna cum laude. He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale. His orthopedic surgery residency took him to Michigan State University’s McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital. Finally, he will complete his adult reconstruction fellowship from Cleveland Clinic July 2021.  He holds many professional memberships through American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.  His personal hobbies and interests include golf, Kentucky basketball, snowboarding, biking, and home renovations.

We welcome Dr. Sean Spence in October 2021. His education includes a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology from the University of Florida and his medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. His orthopedic surgery residency was completed through the Florida Orthopedic Institute at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida.  He also completed a fellowship specialization in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh/UPMC. He holds many esteemed professional affiliations including American Society for Surgery of the Hand and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Travel, aerial drone photography, scuba diving, fishing and snowboarding are just a few of Dr. Spence’s personal passions.

Advanced Orthopedic Center and its staff are truly honored and excited to welcome both of these well-educated and astute physicians to our practice in the coming months and start offering their specialty services to our patients. Dr. Pennington will join Dr. Connors and Dr. Reiss as fellowship-trained specialists in Hips and Knee reconstruction, and Dr. Spence is fellowship-trained in upper extremity shoulder to hand surgery.

For more information and to schedule appointments with these physicians or our current group, please visit our website, call Port Charlotte 941-629-6262 or Punta Gorda 941-639-6699.

About Advanced Orthopedic Center

Advanced Orthopedic Center has been serving patients in the Southwest Florida area since 1980. Our top-notch team of physicians and surgeons, along with our support staff of physician assistants, technicians and therapists, offer comprehensive orthopedic care to all ages. Our entire staff is dedicated to providing courteous and caring service to ensure satisfaction.

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