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.