John M. Small, M.D.

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I take great pride in offering a comprehensive approach to spinal conditions for my patients and helping them get back to their active lifestyles.

Dr. Small is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and fellowship trained in spine surgery. Since 1996, Dr. Small has treated patients seeking cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine care.

With advanced training in endoscopic and microscopic surgery, Dr. Small maintains many ongoing clinical research projects. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has made numerous presentations to his peers about spine surgery.

He is an Associate Assistant Professor at USF Department of Orthopaedics and is the University of South Florida Residency Site Director at the University Community Hospital.

Dr. Small is a team consultant at the University of South Florida and has been a Course Chair at Selby Spine Conference since 2002. He has been named a Best Doctor of America every year since 2005.

Dr. Small’s personal interests are running, biking and participating in triathlons.

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  • Christian Cruz, APRN
  • Ann Gowski, APRN


  • Fellowship, Spine, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Residency, Orthopaedics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Medical Degree, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Pharmacy Degree, University of Nebraska Medical Center

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