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Orthopedics

Orthopedics

In 2018, Florida Medical Center earned the Gold Seal certification by The Joint Commission for hip and knee replacements. The Joint Commission granted this certification based on our positive outcomes, infection control practices, and team approach to patient care.

Orthopedics

5000 W Oakland Park Blvd
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313
954-735-6000

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Florida Medical Center offers private rooms, specialized education before your procedure, board certified orthopedic surgeons, advanced level practitioners, specially trained RNs, and a team that cares for you before, during and after surgery. 

As a patient, it’s important to know that our orthopedic surgeons will first try to develop non-surgical solutions to address your needs. If surgery does turn out to be necessary, our orthopedic surgeons and staff will educate you on the procedure and the recovery process. As you attend Joint Class, you will be thoroughly educated about what to expect before, during, and after surgery. We will tell you about preparing for surgery, pain management during and after surgery, and recovery. Our goal is to help you regain mobility as quickly and painlessly as possible.
 

Orthopedics Services at Florida Medical Center

  • Joint replacements
  • Back and spine
  • Foot and ankle
  • Sports medicine
  • Specialized orthopedic rehabilitation

In addition to our comprehensive service offerings, we have recently finished remodeling our brand new Specialty Surgical Suites, giving us the ability to provide you a private room with a VIP experience. We also offer pre-operative educational courses to help give you and your caregiver realistic expectations for all aspects of your care and rehabilitation. 

Our orthopedic navigator will assist you with the planning and preparations upon completion of your surgery. We work with our patients in obtaining the appropriate tools and guidance to help them return to their normal routines as quickly as possible.

 

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement

Florida Medical Center is participating in a Medicare initiative called the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model. The CJR model aims to promote quality and financial accountability for care surrounding lower-extremity joint replacement (LEJR) procedures, commonly referred to as hip and knee replacements and/or other major leg procedures.

The following list includes health care providers and suppliers that have established a collaborator agreement with Florida Medical Center in order to share in financial rewards and/or losses in the CJR model Florida Medical Center's CJR Collaborators.

Current Collaborators:

  • Barry Schapiro, MD
  • Raul Aparicio, MD
  • Tenet Florida Physician Services, LLC

If you have questions or want more information about the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model, call Florida Medical Center at 954-735-6000 or call 1-800-MEDICARE. You can also find additional information at https://innovation.cms.gov/initiatives/cjr.  

 

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Program Collaborator Selection Policy
Effective Date: 4/1/2016

Florida Medical Center, designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the CMS CJR program, maintains written policies for selecting providers and suppliers for sharing risk and gains as CJR collaborators as follows: 

 

  1. Policy: 

    CJR Collaborator selection shall be made in accordance with all relevant laws and regulations, including the applicable fraud and abuse laws and all applicable payment and coverage requirements as defined for the CMS CJR program. Selection criteria are not based directly or indirectly on the volume or value of referrals or business otherwise generated by, between, or among the hospital, CJR collaborator, and any individual or entity affiliated with the hospital or CJR collaborator.
     

  2. Definitions:

    CJR activities means activities related to promoting accountability for the quality, cost, and overall care for CJR beneficiaries, including managing and coordinating care; encouraging investment in infrastructure enabling technologies and redesigned care processes for high quality and efficient service delivery; the provision of items and services during a CJR episode in a manner that reduces costs and improves quality; or carrying out any other obligation or duty under CJR.

    CJR collaborator means one of the following Medicare-enrolled persons or entities that enters into a sharing arrangement:
    (1) Skilled nursing facility (SNF); (2) Home health agency (HHA); (3) Long-term care hospital (LTCH); (4) Inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF); (5) Physician; (6) Nonphysician practitioner; (7) Therapist in private practice; (8)  Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF); (9)  Provider of outpatient therapy services; (10)  Physician Group Practice (PGP); (11)  Hospital; (12) Critical Access Hospital (CAH); (13) Non-Physician Provider Group Practice (NPPGP); (14) Therapy Group Practice (TGP); (15) Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

  3. Criteria:
    1. Privileged to perform a surgical procedure in MS DRGs 469, 470, 480, 481, 482
    2. Eligible to participate in Medicare
    3. Commitment to participate in CJR activities, including:
      1. Attends 75% of Care Redesign Workgroup meetings 
      2. Attends Quarterly Data Review meetings
      3. Notifies hospital facility designee of at least 80% of elective CJR admissions at least 14 days in advance in a mutually determined format

Our Team

Jahangir Asghar, MD
Jahangir Asghar, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

 Mario M. Berkowitz, MD
Mario M. Berkowitz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Christopher A. Brown, MD
Christopher A. Brown, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Jeffrey B. Cantor, MD
Jeffrey B. Cantor, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Carl C. Eierle, MD
Carl C. Eierle, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Michael P. Feanny, MD
Michael P. Feanny, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Kenneth L. Jarolem, MD
Kenneth L. Jarolem, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Tamara John, MD
Tamara John, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Michael C. Kindya, MD
Michael C. Kindya, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Kojo Marfo, MD
Kojo Marfo, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Bernard F. Miot, MD
Bernard F. Miot, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Fawwaz J. Mohiuddin, MD
Fawwaz J. Mohiuddin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Michael J. Ruddy, MD
Michael J. Ruddy, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Barry E. Schapiro, MD
Barry E. Schapiro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Neil A. Schechter, MD
Neil A. Schechter, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Jesse Z. Shaw, DO
Jesse Z. Shaw, DO

Orthopedic Surgery

Robin G. Simon, DO
Robin G. Simon, DO

Orthopedic Surgery

Craig D. Steiner, MD
Craig D. Steiner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

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Christopher J. Troiano, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

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Andrew J. Appel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

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Lewis Eastlick, MD

Orthopedic Surgery