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Dr. S. Baker has been our "Michelangelo" since moving to Florida in 1997.  He has taken care of my husband's torn meniscus and replaced both of my knees with expert care and best of all with compassion.  His kindness and understanding and willingness to fully explain everything has allayed any and all fears we've had."  

Gratefully, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander

Cutting-Edge, Comprehensive Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Care Where and When You Need It

Orthopedic Excellence in Southwest Florida since 2003 

Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Steven Baker and Dr. Robert Hansell  have been serving the southwest Florida communities of Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte since 1983 and 1995, respectively. In 2003, they came together to form Associates in Orthopedics and have since added Dr. John Braut and Dr. Stephen Schroering. All of our skilled orthopedic and sports medicine experts are dedicated to providing the highest quality, most individualized orthopedic services in the area.

At many orthopedic practices, you are more likely to interact with a physician assistant and have very limited face time with the doctor. However, at Associates in Orthopedics, we don’t utilize physician assistants, so you can be guaranteed quality one-on-one attention from our doctors. The reviews we have gotten from our patients speak for themselves.

Our orthopedic physicians are highly regarded within the Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte medical communities, and they have a reputation for not practicing “factory” medicine. That is, they recognize that every patient is unique. Even if two patients have the same diagnosis, they may require or respond to different treatments. And the doctors believe in pursuing conservative, non-surgical treatments first; surgery is almost always a last resort.

At Associates in Orthopedics, our doctors diagnose and treat all types of orthopedic injuries and conditions, including sports injuriesjoint replacement, neck and back pain, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, hip and knee, and foot and ankle.

From advice to expert surgery, our doctors are among the most capable and respected orthopedic surgeons in the Punta Gorda - Port Charlotte area. To schedule an appointment, call our office at (941) 637-BONE (2663) or request an appointment online.

Surgical Techniques

We utilize state-of-the-art robotic assisted surgery and other minimally invasive techniques, so you recover soon.

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Patient Education

Our award-winning online library has a list from A-Z of common orthopedic and sports medicine conditions. What do you want to learn about today?

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