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Sports Medicine

Whether you are a weekend warrior, avid golfer, tennis player, or one of Sarasota’s elite athletes or professionals, you will find comfort in the expert sports medicine treatment at Kennedy-White Orthopaedic Center. Our goal is to accurately diagnose your problem and start you on the right treatment program so you can get off the sidelines and back into action as quickly and safely as possible.

Common sports medicine injuries we treat include:

Our surgeons are experts in minimally invasive arthroscopy of knees and shoulders. They can repair cartilage and reconstruct ligaments to get you back into action as fast as possible!

Meniscal Allograft Transplantation

When a meniscus is badly torn, it is commonly removed by knee arthroscopy (through a scope). Some people will still have pain in the knee once the cartilage is removed. In this situation, a new meniscus can be transplanted into the knee. Dr. Gary Shapiro is an expert at this procedure and has been performing it for years.

If you’d like to watch a video of him doing this procedure, please see below. Please note, this is a video of surgery and contains images of the actual procedure being done.



Meet Our Sports Medicine Doctors

Charles Rush, MD
Gary Shapiro, MD

Our doctors are also team physicians for Riverview High School and Sarasota High School.

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If you’d like a consultation with one of our sports medicine doctors, simply call our appointment line at (941) 365-0655 or request your preferred appointment time online now. For athletic injuries and so much more, there is no better place to go than Sarasota’s Kennedy-White Orthopaedic Center. Call now!