About the Practice


The goal of the Florida Medical Clinic’s Orthopaedic Division is to provide the highest level of orthopaedic care and technology, while maintaining the patient’s personal and individual needs. Whether you are an injured professional athlete or a weekend warrior, our physicians will do their best to get you “Back in the Game of Life.”

Ira Guttentag, MD, FACS is trained to care for athletes of all levels. Since 2002, he has been the Head Team Physician and Medical Director for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Dr. Guttentag has extensive surgical experience in the areas of Sports Medicine and Knee and Shoulder Reconstruction. He has a particular interest in knee ligament reconstruction, labral repairs, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repairs, meniscus and cartilage repair and regeneration, and total knee replacement. A leader in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, he specializes in minimally invasive total and partial knee replacement, which allows for a quicker, more pain-free recovery.
Areas of Specialty:
Dr. Ira Guttentag on Studio10 Discusses Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rapid Recovery Knee Replacement.
Dr. Cronen on Health Matters TV Program talks about correcting and relieving Spine and Spinal Deformities.
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Dr. Guttentag explains the Oxford Partial Knee.
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Accepted Insurances

Ira Guttentag, MD, FACS

Accepted Insurances for this Provider

Florida Medical Clinic participates with most major carriers. Please consult your insurance carrier or contact one of our scheduling representatives in our office prior to your appointment to verify our participation status with your insurance plan. This list is subject to change, and is not all inclusive.

Aetna Elect Choice HMO
Aetna Managed Choice PPO
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Aetna Select Choice HMO
American Medical HealthCare - BayCare
BC Advantage 65
BC Health Options (Blue Care)
BCBS Medicare HMO
BCBS Medicare PPO
BCBS Network Blue (Blue Options)
BCBS Select
Beechstreet (merged with Capp Care)
CCN (Coventry/First Health)
CCN W/C (Coventry/First Health)
CareManagement Net./ManagedComp W/C
Champus (Tricare Standard)
Choice Medical Management
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Citrus Healthcare (Commercial only)
Corvel W/C (Baycare)
Evercare (United)
First Health (Coventry)
Florida Hospital CompNet Workers Comp ONI
Great West HMO (goes thru Cigna)
Great West PPO (goes thru Cigna)
Heritage Summit
Humana HMO Comm
Humana HMO M'Care
Humana PPO
Humana PPO M'Care
Interplan Health Group (Accountable Health)
Island Group Administration
John Alden EPO/Afortis
John Alden PPO/Afortis
MCM Maxcare
Markel Insurance Co. (St. Leo students only)
Marriott International, Inc. W/C
Metra Comp
MetraHealth - NY Empire Plan
Private Healthcare System (PHCS)
Provider Select, Inc.
Railroad Medicare
Secure Horizons (United)
SouthCare (Coventry/Health First)
Tricare Prime (HMO) - Humana Military
United Health Care
University Community Health Network