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Florida Orthopaedic Institute Hires Joseph R. Gordon as Chief Executive Officer

By July 10, 2018May 22nd, 2019Announcements
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Florida Orthopaedic Institute

Hires Joseph R. Gordon as Chief Executive Officer

Tampa, Fla. – July 10, 2018 – After a national search, Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI) has hired Joseph Gordon, FACHE, as its new Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Mr. Gordon will direct all operations and related lines of business to meet the organization’s operational and financial goals. In addition, he will be responsible for leading practice growth through organic expansion as well as M & A activities.

Mr. Gordon has over 30 years of senior-level operations and business development experience throughout the healthcare continuum, working for some of the nation’s leading healthcare and payer organizations. He holds his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in Hospital and Health Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. His past experience includes a wide variety of healthcare companies including Community Health Systems, Health Connextions, Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co., FVC, Select Medical Corporation, LTACH Hospital Group, Select Specialty Hospitals, Brooks Rehabilitation Solutions, GNA Respiratory, Grancare, Timken Mercy Medical Center, Kindred, Outer Drive, and Seaway Hospitals.

“Joe has the depth of knowledge needed for strategic growth going forward, and has the operational skill set the FOI Board requires,” says Roy Sanders, M.D., President and Chief Medical Officer of Florida Orthopaedic Institute. “He is a strong motivator with creative problem-solving abilities. Joe is results-oriented with extensive start-up experience and brings significant multi-site, multi-state operational knowledge to our Institute, while maintaining an exceptional reputation in the profession with proven, measurable results. We all look forward to the expertise and enthusiasm Joe brings.”

Prior to this position at FOI, Mr. Gordon served as Sr. VP & Chief Strategy Officer for General Medicine in Novi, MI. General Medicine, founded in 1983, is the nation’s premier post-hospitalist care company, currently operating in 13 states. Before General Medicine, he served as Strategy Director for the HM Home and Community Services division of Highmark Health, the third largest integrated health care delivery and financing network in the nation, employing more than 35,000 people.

Florida Orthopaedic Institute

Founded in 1989, Florida Orthopaedic Institute is one of Florida’s largest orthopedic groups, providing expertise and treatment of orthopedic-related injuries and conditions, including adult reconstruction and arthritis, anesthesiology, chiropractic services, foot and ankle, general orthopedics, hand and wrist, interventional spine, musculoskeletal oncology, orthopedic trauma, physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy, sports medicine, shoulder and elbow, spine, urgent care, and weight management, among others. The organization treats patients throughout its surgery centers in North Tampa and Citrus Park, an urgent care center in South Tampa, and 10 office locations in Bloomingdale, Brandon, Brooksville, Citrus Park, North Tampa, Northdale, Palm Harbor, South Tampa, Sun City Center and Wesley Chapel. For more information, please visit: and ‘like’ us on Facebook: