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Comprehensive Orthopedic Care To Help You Excel. 

You’re ready to reclaim yourself, your life, and  your mobility. And we’re ready to help by arming you with the education, resources, and treatment needed to mend your joint pain and enrich your quality of life.

Get back to riding your bike, working in the garden, and playing that extra set of tennis. Or perhaps you enjoy long walks just before sunset. However you choose to stay active, our team of specialists is here to identify the best treatment plan for getting back to the life you love.

We’re here to support your recovery. You’ll have access to many of the latest advancements at Florida Hospital's 24 medical imaging centers and 18 sports medicine and rehab facilities throughout Central Florida. If you feel uncomfortable standing or walking, experience stiffness from sitting too long, are sleeping poorly, or have joint swelling or overall weakness, it’s time to do something about it. We specialize in healing joint pain and perform more orthopedic procedures than any other facility in the state.

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Listen as the bariatric staff, Dr. Kim and Dr. Smith of The Center for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery, share their passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients at Florida Hospital.

Your team of orthopedic surgeons, nurses, therapists, and radiologists works together on your behalf, but there’s another key partner by your side. You’ll also receive a designated Care Coordinator to assist you throughout treatment. Your Care Coordinator will help answer questions and give you the personal support and peace of mind you need on your way to recovery.

Putting You First.
From The Start.

Our team has been nationally recognized for their dedication to progress, as leaders in the field for treatment, education, and quality of care.

Best Regional Hospital

Florida Hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s best hospitals.

ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS

You can expect significant weight loss from this premier gastric bypass surgery designed to make your stomach much smaller. By enabling food to bypass part of the small intestine, you’ll find yourself getting full more quickly, with less desire to eat, helping you keep the weight off for years to come.

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Nationally Recognized For Patient Safety

Florida Hospital is recognized as one of America’s highest-rated hospitals for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group.

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Your bariatric surgery is destined to be a life-changing event. To help you prepare, we’ve assembled this easy-to-understand reference guide to answer many of the questions that may cross your mind.

  • How much weight will I actually lose?
  • Will I still be able to eat the same way?
  • What is the recovery period?
  • Which are the latest technologies?
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Whole-person care empowers you to take your health into your own hands. Going beyond the traditional, you’ll have access to a blend of programs and resources that target long-lasting lifestyle changes, with emphasis on diet and exercise to nourish your sustained well-being. We’re here to help you feel whole again — in body, mind, and spirit.

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Advance Orthopedic Care.

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Setting A New Standard For Complete Bariatric Surgery.

A Treatment Plan Tailored To You.

Here a complete series of bariatric surgery techniques is offered to ensure you receive the treatment that's best for you with the highest levels of care and compassion possible. After your procedure, you’ll begin a comprehensive follow-up program with personal support to help you maintain your weight-loss and healthy life.

DUODENAL SWITCH

This procedure is considered the most powerful approach for patients looking to lose the greatest amount of weight. It’s especially effective for insulin-dependent diabetes, high triglycerides or high cholesterol.

SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

The gastric sleeve has become a popular option, since it doesn’t involve much ongoing maintenance and has a low rate of long-term complications. In addition, it’s been found to improve or potentially resolve type 2 diabetes for a number of patients.

ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BAND (LAP BAND)

Another technique our specialists use to catalyze weight loss is a laparoscopic approach that secures an adjustable silicone band-like device around the stomach to restrict food intake. It’s the second-most frequently performed procedure next to traditional gastric bypass surgery.

Knees and hips. Shoulders and wrists. Feet and ankles. They’re all in good hands here. Thousands of patients just like you have changed their lives for the better thanks to innovative approaches to orthopedic treatment. The experts on your team are skilled in minimally invasive joint procedures to help ease pain, lessen scarring, and speed your recovery time. There’s a better way to a better you, and it starts right here at Florida Hospital.


Ease Your Pain. The Easiest Way.

Renew Your Body. Restore Your Freedom.

Here are a few questions to ask yourself when considering if bariatric surgery is right for you.

  • Are you 100 pounds or more over your ideal body weight?
  • Is your BMI 40 or greater?
  • Is your BMI 35 or greater with obesity-related health issues, like diabetes or high blood pressure?
  • Have you been unsuccessful with traditional weight-loss programs and methods?

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Want to estimate the amount of weight you can lose from bariatric surgery? Fill in the form below and we’ll provide a clear picture of what you can expect after undergoing your procedure.

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Common symptoms of chronic joint pain include:

  • Discomfort while standing, walking short distances, climbing up or down stairs, or getting in and out of chairs
  • Joint swelling
  • Poor sleep due to pain
  • Start-up pain or stiffness when initiating activities from a sitting position
  • Stiffness after periods of rest
  • Weakness or instability

Additional diseases and conditions that can cause chronic joint pain include:

  • Avascular necrosis
  • Paget’s disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Nationally Recognized For Knee Replacement

Florida Hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best hospitals for Knee Replacement.

Nationally Recognized For Hip Replacement

Florida Hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best hospitals for Hip Replacement.

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Helping Is Our Passion.
Healing Is Our Purpose.

One thing you can’t replace is the feeling of truly being cared for. During your hip or knee replacement, our team is dedicated to delivering a higher level of service - one that allows you to relax and fully focus on a complete physical, mental, and spiritual recovery.

Knee Replacement and Repair

Hip Replacement and Repair

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Center of Excellence Designation

Florida Hospital’s Celebration campus is certified by DNV GL - Healthcare Accreditation Services as a Hip & Knee Replacement Center of Excellence.