In July 2019, Florida Orthopaedic Associates celebrated our 50th anniversary. The timeline below highlights some the milestones and accomplishments that got us here.
Celebrate 50 Years with Us
Drs. Richard Huster and Taylor Griffin open Huster and Griffin, M.D., P.A., becoming the first orthopaedic surgeons in DeLand, Florida.
Huster and Griffin, M.D., P.A. opens its second office in Deltona.
On-site x-ray services are offered at the practice.
Dr. Hood performs physicals on the local high school athletes.
The practice changes its name to Orthopaedic Associates of West Volusia, P.A.
Dr. Mark Hollmann joins Orthopaedic Associates of West Volusia. Board-certified and fellowship-trained, Dr. Hollmann plays an integral role in the advancement of joint replacement surgery in Central Florida.
Orthopaedic Associates of West Volusia partners with Stetson University to provide comprehensive orthopaedic care for their athletes. Dr. Hollmann serves as head team physician for all athletic teams.
Orthopaedic Associates of West Volusia moves its Deltona office to Orange City.
Orthopaedic Associates of West Volusia changes its name to Florida Orthopaedic Associates.
Shortly after Dr. Stephen Reed joins the practice, Florida Orthopaedic Associates expands to Seminole County with its Lake Mary office.
Certified Orthopaedic Physician Assistant, Henry Samsoe, PA-C joins the practice and is responsible for patient care from prescribing medication to administering musculoskeletal joint injections. He also supports and manages both pre-operative and post-operative appointments for surgical patients.
Florida Research Associates forms to provide research specializing in orthopaedics.
Dr. Jonathan Waldbaum joins the practice as its first Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician, specializing in the non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries with a particular focus on back and neck injuries.
Dr. Hollmann is the first surgeon in Central Florida to perform the MAKOplasty® robotic partial knee replacement surgery.
Ashley Reed Manresa, PA-C joins the FOA team providing comprehensive patient care to all patients within the practice and surgical first assistance to the physicians.
Dr. Royce Hood provides a new minimally invasive approach to hip replacements with direct anterior hip replacement surgery at Florida Hospital DeLand.
Practicing in Central Florida since 1974, military veteran Dr. Thomas Brodrick joins the practice. Dr. Brodrick was a successful engineer before going to medical school.
FOA welcomes Dr. Brandon Steen who specializes in primary and revision shoulder replacements, reverse shoulder replacements, as well as arthroscopic shoulder and elbow procedures.
Dr. Mark Hollmann establishes a Rapid Recovery Total Joint Program for total hip & total knee patients at Florida Hospital Deland. This program is first of its kind in Volusia County and allows patients to leave the hospital the next day after their total hip or total knee procedure.
FOA welcomes DeLand native and joint replacement specialist Dr. Nathan Turnbull. Dr. Turnbull is experienced in direct anterior hip replacement, minimally invasive partial knee replacement, reconstruction of failed hip and knee replacements and complete fracture care.
Florida Orthopaedic Associates expands in Volusia County with the opening of its fourth office in New Smyrna Beach.
FOA welcomes Physician Assistant Michael Cool, PA-C to the team.
Physician Assistant Nicholas Baroni, PA-C joins the team.
Physician Assistant Tyler Sawyer, PA-C joins the team.
Dr. Hollmann is recognized as one of the most experienced joint replacement specialists in Central Florida, ranking 10th in the State of Florida for performing the highest volume of total knee replacement procedures.
Due in large part to Florida Orthopaedic Associates’ physician experts, Florida Hospital DeLand receives designation as a shoulder replacement center of excellence. It is the only facility within Volusia County to receive accreditation in all three joint replacement areas (shoulder, hip, and knee).
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, in partnership with Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Dr. Lavoie, receives Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for spinal surgery. Fish Memorial is the only hospital facility in Volusia or Flagler Counties to earn certification for spinal surgery from the Joint Commission. The hospital also earned certification for total hip and total knee replacement surgery.
The FOA walk-in clinic opens in Orange City. The clinic is dedicated to treating sports injuries, breaks, accidents, sprains and fractures.
FOA announces the opening of its physical therapy clinic as part of the DeLand office.
Dr. Lavoie and AdventHealth Fish Memorial are the first in Florida to use TrackX Technology, an advanced image-guidance system for spine procedures.
Dr. Turnbull is the first physician in Volusia County to use the Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery for joint replacements; performed at AdventHealth Fish Memorial. Drs. Hollmann, Reed, Turnbull and Thomasson are also using the robotic technology for total knee and partial knee procedures at AdventHealth Fish Memorial.
Dr. Steen was invited to participate as faculty at the 6th annual DJO revision shoulder arthroplasty course in Tampa. He participated in a panel discussion on managing humeral bone loss and taught the cadaver labs.
FOA welcomes Physician Assistant Josh Stewart, PA-C to the team.
Florida Orthopaedic Associates was recognized by the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce and Orange City Alliance as a Platinum Legacy Member for our 40+ years with the Chamber.
Physician Assistant Ryan Adamcik, PA-C joins the team.
AdventHealth Fish Memorial recognized Dr. Stephen Reed for his 28 years of service in providing compassionate orthopaedic care for the Central Florida community.
Florida Orthopaedic Associates moves its New Smyrna Beach office to 617 Canal Street. The new location includes a Walk-In-Clinic.
Dr. Lavoie presented the paper “Does Indirect Decompression vs. Open Decompression in Percutaneous Interbody Fusion Provide Better Results?” at the International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery Conference.
Dr. Reed performed the area’s first total knee replacement surgery with Zimmer Biomet’s ROSA Knee Robot at Central Florida Regional Hospital.
Dr. Lavoie demonstrated the OptiLIF procedure during the 2021 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting. “OptiLIF will have a major impact on the standard of care related to low back and leg pain. I was excited to share this technology with other surgeons and watch them experience it for the first time at NASS.”
FOA welcomes Physician Assistant Kristen Gillespy, PA-C to the team.
FOA welcomes foot and ankle specialist Dr. J. David Watts who specializes in general surgery and foot and ankle injuries. His training includes complex lower extremity deformities and reconstruction such as ankle replacements, Charcot foot, arthritis, bunion and hammertoe correction, and innovative minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgical techniques.
“From the moment, 30 years ago, when Dr. Mark Hollmann, a former Division I College Athlete, moved to DeLand, he has been a leader with the Stetson sports medicine division, and a terrific teammate for Stetson University,” said Director of Athletics Jeff Altier. “Stetson has been very fortunate to have Dr. Hollman as a mainstay of the Athletic Department for 30 years.”