Dr. Epting is board certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Osteopathic Academy. He focuses on injuries and disorders of the foot and ankle: Arthritis, Ankle replacement, deformity correction, tendon/ligament repairs, and reconstruction as well as arthroscopy and minimally invasive foot and ankle surgeries.
Prior to joining Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Epting served for three years as both an attending orthopaedic surgeon at the Naval Hospital Jacksonville and the coordinator for orthopaedic education of the Family Medicine Residency Program. He served in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan from 2009 to 2010 as an orthopaedic surgeon on the first NATO combined United States and German joint surgical team, for which he was awarded the distinguished Meritorious Service Medal in 2010.
Dr. Epting grew up in Southeast Pennsylvania and obtained his undergraduate degree in psychology, as well as master’s degree in Exercise Science, at Bloomsburg University. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine before completing an internship at Community General Osteopathic Hospital in Harrisburg, Pa. During his residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Epting was granted the Henrietta and Jack Avart Memorial Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident.
In his spare time, Dr. Epting enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.
**Accepting Workers’ Compensation