Phuc Vo, MD, FAAOS, FAOSSM,
an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at the Watson Clinic Main
location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland, recently achieved recertification status in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. These board certifications were issued following a rigorous review and examination process, and testify to Dr. Vo’s unparalleled expertise in providing exemplary orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine services.
Dr. Vo received his medical degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, where he also completed an internship in Surgery, a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and a fellowship in Joint Replacement. He completed an additional fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the University of Pennsylvania Sports Medicine Center in Philadelphia, PA. He is an active member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Vo is currently the only orthopaedic surgeon in Polk County to be named a Top Doctor by U.S. News & World Reports, a comprehensive directory of the most distinguished medical providers in the country as nominated and voted upon by their peers. He was voted by Money Magazine as a ‘Top Orthopaedic Surgeon’ in 2003 and one of Connolly’s ‘Best Physicians in Florida’ in 2000. He also served as Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of South Florida, where he was selected as Teacher of the Year in 2009-2010.
In addition to providing services for various high school athletic programs, Dr. Vo is also one of the team physicians for Southeastern University, the Detroit Tigers Florida Operations and the Lakeland Flying Tigers.
Watson Clinic’s Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine departments are among the most impressive in the region, featuring the convenience of multiple locations, an expert staff of physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers, and the most advanced surgical and rehabilitative technologies available in the field.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Vo or any member of Watson Clinic’s Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine team, please call 863-680-7214.