Unique Combination of Skills Enhances Care for Young Athletes
Doctors Brett Shannon and John Churchill are pleased to announce the addition of Dennis A. Cardone, DO, FAAFP, CAQSM, to the staff of Pediatric Orthopedics of Southwest Florida.
Specializing in Primary Care Sports Medicine, Dr. Cardone is uniquely trained to deal with sports issues in young athletes ranging from musculoskeletal injuries to medical conditions that affect athlete participations and performance. He was recently the director of the Sports Medicine Center and Sports Medicine Fellowship at UMDNJ- RobertWood Johson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ.
“Dr. Cardone’s expertise in Sports Medicine adds to the dimension of our pediatric orthopedic practice,” said Pediatric Orthopedics of Southwest Florida founding partner Dr. Brett Shannon. “We know that treating children is much different than caring for adults. This also applies to the young athlete who is still growing and developing.”
Dr. Cardone is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice. A graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Long Island, NY, he did his internship at Brookdale Hospital, Brookdale, NY, and his residency in Family Medicine and a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Saint Peters University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ/Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY.
As part of the Pediatric Orthopedics team, he will offer Sports Medicine Services for the young athlete beginning February 2006. He is now accepting appointments and can be reached at 239-432-5100.
For further information, contact:
Carolyn Rogers, CR Public Relations, 239-432-9722 or 239-850-5020 (cell)
Or, Annette Murray, Practice Manager, 239-432-5105