Wayne Gardner, P.A.-C.NeuroSpine Institute of Orlando
Wayne Gardner, P.A.-C., earned his bachelor’s in medical science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He graduated first in his class from the Surgical Physician Assistant Program of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center, receiving the Margaret K. Kirklin Award for academic excellence. He has maintained the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. During his more than 25 years of service, Gardner has been a lecturer and preceptor for physician-assistant students. His expertise is in all aspects of cardiothoracic surgery, tissue banking and management of intensive-careunit patients. Currently, his interests include the development of minimally invasive surgical techniques. He has taught these techniques to physician assistants and surgeons. Gardner is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. He practices at the NeuroSpine Institute of Orlando.
2706 Rew Circle, Suite 100, Orlando • 407-649-8585www.neurospineinstitute.org
Ira Goodman, M.D.The Compass Clinic
Ira Goodman, M.D., is a board-certified neurologist, practicing in the Orlando area for the past 28 years. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and completed a neurology residency at the University of Florida. He specializes in neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias, as well as Parkinson’s disease. This year, Dr. Goodman was named by his peers to Orlando magazine’s list of top and best doctors, marking his 12th consecutive year as a top neurologist in the Orlando area. He is an associate professor of neurology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, as well as an associate clinical professor of neurology at UF’s College of Medicine.
100 W. Gore St., Suite 607, Orlando • 407-210-1320
Charlie Goodnough, P.A.-C.NeuroSpine Institute of Orlando
Charlie Goodnough, P.A.-C., is a physician assistant at the NeuroSpine Institute of Orlando, which specializes in minimally invasive microsurgery of the spine; complex spine reconstruction; herniated discs; outpatient spine surgery; spine instrumentation and fusions; microdiscectomy; cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal disorders; kyphoplasty; and spine tumors. Goodnough earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Central Florida and bachelor’s in physician-assistant studies from South College. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is certified for advanced cardiac life support and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Goodnough’s hospital affiliations include Florida Hospital, Health Central and Orlando Health.
Pete Indelicato, M.D.NeuroSpine Institute of Orlando
Pete Indelicato, M.D., heads the orthopedic sports medicine department at the NeuroSpine Institute of Orlando. He recently retired from the position of head team physician for the University of Florida Athletic Association. In addition to his 33-year career with UF, Dr. Indelicato also served as team consulting physician for the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. He has achieved many awards and recognitions throughout his career, including being named in Best Doctors in America for 11 years and being named Southeastern Conference Doctor of the Year for 2002-03; and receiving the Gold Medal Distinguished Alumni Award, New York Medical College in May 2008 and the 2008 Sports Medicine of the Year award from the Athletic Trainers Association of Florida. He recently was named as the 2011-12 incoming president of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Sports Trauma Overuse Prevention campaign initiative. S.T.O.P.’s main goal is to help prevent athletic overuse and trauma injuries in children.
Robert L. Masson, M.D.NeuroSpine Institute of Orlando
Robert L. Masson, M.D., is an internationally recognized neurosurgeon specializing in spinal injury and sports neurosurgery. He also is the founder of the NeuroSpine Institute Foundation. He is an international consultant for minimally invasive neurosurgery and one of the world’s leading advocates for spinal disease being recognized as a recoverable sports injury. Although Dr. Masson has a background in complex skull-base intracranial surgery, he began applying brain surgery techniques to spinal surgery, including artificial disk surgery instead of spinal fusion. Dr. Masson received his medical degree with honors from the University of Florida. He is a diplomate of The American Board of Neurological Surgery and teaches surgeons worldwide. He developed techniques and products for two of the world’s top spine companies, which produce advanced products for minimally invasive spinal reconstruction. He treats a variety of athletes, representing players from the NFL, NBA, PGA/LPGA tours, among others, and is a Golf Fitness Magazine Advisory Team member. He was featured on Discovery Health as an expert in neurological surgery.
Max B. Medary, M.D., F.A.C.S.Greater Orlando Neurosurgery & Spine, P.A.
Max B. Medary, M.D., F.A.C.S., practices complex surgery of the brain and spine, including skull-base and complex intracranial tumors, vascular lesions that include aneurysms and carotid disease, and complex disorders of the spine. Dr. Medary received his medical education at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Medical College of Pennsylvania, University of Miami, Cornell University and Allegheny General Hospital. He is a member of The American Board of Neurological Surgery, Congress of Neurosurgery, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and Acoustic Neuroma Association. He also is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Medary is affiliated with Florida Hospital, Orlando Health and St. Cloud Regional Medical Center. He practices at Greater Orlando Neurosurgery & Spine, P.A.
7340 Stonerock Circle, Orlando • 407-355-0575 • 866-355-05763100 17th St., Suite 3102, St. Cloud • 407-355-0575 • 866-355-0576www.neuro-link.com
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