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Kennedy-White Orthopaedic Center brings you up-to-date news about the latest developments in orthopedic medicine, as well as news about our practice. If you would like to talk to a doctor about your condition or a treatment you’ve heard about, call our office in Sarasota, Florida at (941) 365-0655 or request an appointment online.


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Edward J. Stolarski, MD was featured on ABC 7 in a story reporting on total hip replacement surgery performed in an out-patient surgery center.

Dr. Stolarski was the subject of a news story on ABC 7 regarding hip replacement patients going on the same day as surgery. (View the report)

Charles W. Rush, MD has been Recognized for his Volunteer Surgical Work in Vietnam and Cuba

The Sarasota Herald Tribune recently reported on Dr. Charles Rush's volunteer surgical trips as a part of Operation Walk. On these trips, Dr. Rush was part of a team who performed 120 hip and knee replacements for patients for whom this would have otherwise been otherwise.

Donald L. Erb, DO
Florida Osteopathic Association District 7 Physician of The Year

Congratulations to Dr. Donald Erb for receiving the "Physician of The Year Award" from the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association District 7. 

Sarasota Memorial Presents
Advanced Orthopedic Solutions for Painful Joints


Do you suffer from chronic joint issues or cervical spine pain? Please join Sarasota Memorial's top Orthopedic specialists for insight on the latest treatment options in their areas of expertise. Our top physicians will discuss advanced solutions that are proving highly successful for their patients. A brief Q & A will follow each presentation.

Thursday, October 1, 4:30-5:30pm

  • Edward Stolarski, MD: How Science and Engineering Have Improved Hip and Knee Replacement Outcomes

Thursday, October 8, 4:30-5:30pm

  • Sean R. Dingle, MD: What's New and What Works in Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), Stem Cells and More

Thursday, October 22, 4:30-5:30pm

  • Ronald P. White, MD: Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Surgery or Stem Cell Therapy - What's Right for You?

Tuesday, October 27, 4:30-5:30pm

  • Ashvin I. Patel, MD: Nonsurgical and Surgical Management of Spinal Stenosis and Other Common Disorders of the Spine


Sarasota Memorial Hospital Auditorium - First Floor
1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239

This is a FREE LECTURE SERIES with FREE VALET PARKING at main hospital entrance. Light refreshments served. RSVP is required - please call (941) 917-7777 or email to confirm your reservation.

September 1, 2014 - Paul Satia, MD has joined the medical staff of Kennedy-White Orthopaedic Center. Dr. Satia is a board-certified interventional pain medicine physician highly trained in acute and chronic pain, utilizing invasive and non-invasive state-of-the-art treatments. 

Dr. Satia completed his internship and residency at the University of South Florida (USF) in physical medicine and rehabilitation. After he completed his Chief Residency year, he pursued a pain medicine fellowship at USF, where he trained with internationally and nationally recognized anesthesiologists, neurologists, and physiatrists, providing him with a multi-modal approach to treating painful orthopedic and non-orthopedic conditions. 

Dr. Satia implements a balanced approach to treat debilitating conditions. He utilizes the latest technological advancements, including interventional pain procedures, physical therapy prescriptions, modalities such as TENS unit or ultrasound therapy, and pain medication management. Dr. Satia’s goal is to restore function so patients can resume activities they previously enjoyed prior to the onset of their painful condition.