Naples, FL, May 14, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Top Naples orthopaedic surgeon Robert J. Zehr, M.D. has rejoined the medical staff of Physicians Regional Healthcare System (PRHS) and is performing surgeries at the Pine Ridge hospital campus. Dr. Zehr was one of the first orthopedic surgeons in Southwest Florida to perform the minimally invasion direct anterior approach to total hip replacement and continues to lead the local medical community in hip, knee and shoulder replacement surgery, complex revision joint surgery, shoulder reconstruction, arthroscopy and skeletal tumor and trauma reconstruction.
"We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Zehr back to our medical staff," said PRHS CEO Joe D. Pinion. "Physicians with his level of expertise and experience are a testament to the quality of care we deliver to the patients in our community.”
Dr. Zehr is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon with over 20 years of experience in complex joint reconstruction and rehabilitation. He began his association with PRHS as the Head of Orthopaedic Oncology for The Cleveland Clinic. He came to Southwest Florida in 1998 to help develop the Cleveland Clinic Naples where he distinguished himself as its Executive Director, Chief of Staff and Head of Orthopaedic Surgery. When the Cleveland Clinic closed in late 2007, Dr. Zehr founded the Zehr Center for Orthopaedics, located at 2659 Professional Circle, Suite 1110 in Naples. For more information, please call 239-596-0100 or visit www.zehrcenter.com.