Tampa, FL. – December 3, 2019 – Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI) announces the recent hiring of Dr. Reza Alavi to its practice of more than 40 fellowship-trained physicians. Dr. Alavi is a primary care orthopedist fellowship-trained in sports medicine.
“We are pleased to announce the addition of Reza Alavi, M.D. to our expanding roster of extraordinary primary care physicians at Florida Orthopaedic Institute,” said Dr. Roy Sanders, M.D., president, chief medical officer and founding member of Florida Orthopaedic Institute. “Our Sports Medicine Division welcomes Dr. Alavi and we are eager to care for even more patients in the realm of sports medicine.”
Dr. Alavi earned his medical degree in Shahrekord, Iran before completing his residency at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton, NJ. He later gained his fellowship in Sports Medicine at Bayfront Health Sports Medicine in St. Petersburg, FL.
“I am really excited to join Florida Orthopaedic Institute,” Dr. Alavi said. “It’s the largest orthopedic institute in Florida and has been a point of reference in orthopedics for decades. I am very grateful that they are allowing me this wonderful opportunity to pursue my beloved passion.”
Dr. Alavi is a member of numerous organizations including the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine. He has also been the team physician for multiple schools in Tampa and St. Petersburg including Keswick High School, Northside Christian High School, Eckerd College and University of South Florida.
Dr. Alavi began seeing patients on December 2 at the North Tampa, Citrus Park and Palm Harbor locations.