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Florida Orthopaedic Institute Introduces Three Physicians From Recent Merger

By March 1, 2021May 20th, 2022Announcements, FOI in the News

Tampa, FL – March 1, 2021 – Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI) is proud to announce the official introduction of Dr. Neil Kumar, Dr. Peter Lopez and Dr. Robert Maddalon to its expanding practice.

Drs. Kumar, Lopez and Maddalon are formerly from Brandon Orthopedic Associates (BOA), one of five practices included in the merger between FOI and OrthoCare announced in March 2020.

“Drs. Kumar, Lopez and Maddalon are all welcome additions to the Sports Medicine, Hand and Upper Extremity and Hip & Knee divisions respectively,” said Lee Levanduski, Chief Operating Officer at Florida Orthopaedic Institute.

Dr. Neil Kumar is an orthopedic surgeon fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine. He has numerous publications in the areas of knee, shoulder and elbow surgery and has presented at several regional and national conferences. He has a particular interest in the treatment of athletes.

Dr. Peter Lopez is an orthopedic surgeon fellowship-trained in Hand and Upper Extremity. He is an expert in the treatment of complex traumatic and degenerative upper extremity conditions. Dr. Lopez has a particular interest in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and endoscopic carpal tunnel release.

Dr. Maddalon is an orthopedic surgeon and an expert in total joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive hip and knee replacements.

Dr. Kumar and Dr. Lopez are seeing patients at FOI Brandon, Riverview and Sun City Center. Dr. Maddalon will continue to see patients at the BOA Brandon and Sun City Center locations. To schedule an appointment with any of these three physicians, call (813) 684-3707.

Florida Orthopaedic Institute

Founded in 1989, Florida Orthopaedic Institute is Florida’s largest orthopedic group and provides expertise and treatment of orthopedic-related injuries and conditions, including adult reconstruction and arthritis, 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, and spine services among others. The organization treats patients throughout its surgery centers in North Tampa and Citrus Park, two orthopaedic urgent care centers in South Tampa and Brandon, and 10 office locations in Bloomingdale, Brandon, Citrus Park, North Tampa, Northdale, Palm Harbor, Riverview, South Tampa, Sun City Center and Wesley Chapel. For more information, please visit: and ‘like’ us on Facebook: