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Christopher Sforzo, M.D., Named A ‘Top Doctor’ In Orthopedic Surgery

Castle Connolly Recognizes Board-Certified Surgeon at Sforzo | Dillingham Orthopedics

SARASOTA, FL – Christopher R. Sforzo, M.D., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Sforzo | Dillingham Orthopedics, was recognized as one of the region’s “Top Doctors” by Castle-Connolly Medical Ltd., a national healthcare research and information company.

Dr. Sforzo, who is fellowship trained in hand and upper extremity surgery, was named a “Top Doctor” in orthopedic surgery in the listing published recently in Sarasota Magazine.
Castle Connolly Medical was founded in 1991 by a former medical college board chairman and president to help guide consumers to America’s top doctors and top hospitals. The firm’s physician-led team of researchers follows a rigorous screening process to select top doctors on both the national and regional levels.

Castle Connolly’s established survey and research process, under the direction of an M.D., involves tens of thousands of physicians as well as academic medical centers, specialty hospitals and regional and community hospitals all across the nation, and the medical leadership of leading hospitals.

Known for his caring and compassionate approach, Dr. Sforzo provides expert care to adult, adolescent and pediatric patients, in the treatment of problems involving the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand. He performs many procedures using minimally invasive techniques including endoscopic carpal tunnel release, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, and arthroscopic wrist and elbow procedures.

Dr. Sforzo was the first surgeon to perform an endoscopic carpal tunnel release at Lakewood Ranch Medical center. He treats many pediatric patients and has expertise in fracture care.

In the community, Dr. Sforzo serves as coach, medical director and team physician for several hundred student athletes. He is also Director of Sports Medicine for the Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, the official orthopedic surgeon and hand surgeon to the Sarasota Orchestra, a special consultant for the IMG Academies and the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, and an assistant clinical professor at the Florida State University College of Medicine, Sarasota Campus.

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