Steven J. Tresser, M.D.

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My patients' well-being is very important to me. My aim is to eliminate their pain and restore them to normal function however I am able.

Dr. Tresser is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery specializing in neurosurgery and adult degenerative spine disorders. After graduating, he pursued additional advanced training in neurosurgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. Prior to joining Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Tresser practiced for 20 years at a private practice in Tampa where he utilized the most advanced surgical techniques including computer-assisted navigational surgery and micro neurosurgery.

Dr. Tresser focuses on complex spinal surgery encompassing degeneration, deformities, and trauma. He also offers patients minimally invasive spine surgery, kyphoplasty, and lumbar spinal injections.

In addition to his work in surgery, Dr. Tresser has over 30 years of experience teaching and has been an investigator in multiple research studies. He is a certified Diplomate of the National Medical Board, the American Board of Neurological Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Tresser is currently active in seven professional societies and has won multiple awards, including the Dudley P. Allen Scholar Award from Case Western Reserve University for his distinguished research on neurotransmitter plasticity. He is currently the director of Florida Orthopaedic Institute’s spine surgery fellowship training program.

In his spare time, Dr. Tresser enjoys photography, sailing, exercise, and craft brewing.




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  • Chuck Procuniar, APRN


  • Research Fellowship, Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland
  • Internship, General Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland
  • Medical Degree, University of Miami School of Medicine

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