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Orthopaedic Associates of West Florida is now Florida Orthopaedic Institute

By combining our resources, we’re making the highest quality of subspecialty orthopedic care more available across Tampa Bay.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Excellence. You will continue to receive the exceptional orthopedic care you expect from OAWF, now with expanded access to additional world-renowned orthopedic specialists and services.
  • Consistency. As a patient, you don’t have to take any action. Office hours, locations, and care teams will remain unchanged.
  • Convenience. A more comprehensive team of orthopedic specialists, diagnostic services, therapy and surgical solutions throughout Tampa Bay.
  • Innovation. Benefit from the latest technology and leading-edge practices due to FOI’s commitment to advancing rigorous academics and ongoing education.

OAWF and FOI have a shared commitment to practicing high-quality, patient-centered care supported by dedicated care teams. We’re proud to be able to combine our practices so patients have greater access to the best orthopedic solutions in West Florida.

Hand pain
Elbow Pain
Neck pain
Knee Pain
Hip pain
Ankle pain


We provide orthopedic care at four convenient locations in West Florida.


430 Morton Plant Street
Suite 301
Clearwater, FL 33756


8839 Bryan Dairy Road
Suite 240
Largo, FL 33777


2414 Enterprise Road
Clearwater, FL 33763


2044 Trinity Oaks Boulevard
Suite 110
Trinity, FL 34655

"With access to the latest research and pioneering technologies, this partnership expands and transforms our ability to take orthopedic care to whole new levels of clinical excellence. It's exciting to be part of an innovative organization with a vast internal infrastructure and supportive leadership bench."

Andrew J. Cooper, MD
Orthopaedic Associates of West Florida

Dr. Andrew J. Cooper


Our physicians are experts in the field of orthopedics and within their own subspecialties.

  • Andrew D Boltuch, DO – Shoulder & Elbow
  • David Cheong, MD – Adult Reconstruction
  • Andrew J. Cooper, MD – Adult Reconstruction
  • William C. Cottrell, MD – Sports Medicine
  • J. Byron Davidson, DO – Spine
  • George Feliciano, MD – Hip & Knee
  • John E. Kilgore, MD – Adult Reconstruction
  • Aaron Koslin, DO – Adult Reconstruction
  • Richard Pigeon, MD – Spine
  • Michael L. Rothberg, MD – Hand/Upper Extremity
  • Thomas O. Schwab, MD – General Orthopaedic
  • Craig A. Schwartz, MD – Physical/Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Nishin S. Tambay, MD – Physical/Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • David P. Thompson, MD – Sports Medicine
  • Michael Wemer, DPM – Podiatry
  • David R. Whiddon, MD – Adult Reconstruction
  • Scott M. Wisotsky, MD – Hand/Upper Extremity

FAQs about our merger & Florida Orthopedic Institute

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