“The addition of these two physicians enhances the already diverse team of orthopedic physicians within the practice,” said Dr. Charles Springer, a founding partner in Orthopedic Specialists of Southwest Florida. “Each of the physicians on our team brings a different talent or area of expertise to our practice. Working together we offer a total solution to the spectrum of orthopedic problems encountered here in Southwest Florida.”
Dr. Nemitz graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a double major in Pre-professional Zoology and Genetics and a minor in Chemistry. He received his medical education at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Nemitz is Fellowship trained in foot and ankle surgery, completing this training at the Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
Dr. Dawson completed his undergraduate education at the College of William & Mary, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 1994. He then earned his doctorate in medicine (M.D.) from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 2005. His surgical internship was completed at the University of Virginia in 2006. In 2010, he completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Dawson is Fellowship trained in Interventional Pain Medicine, having completed his training at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011. Dr. Dawson specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as well as Interventional Pain Medicine.
About Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida
Since opening in 2000, Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida has grown into our area’s only group medical practice with fellowship-trained surgeons. Using the latest technology and proven techniques in orthopedic medicine, the physicians and staff of Orthopedic Specialists strive to provide the best possible care and service to patients suffering from bone, joint, muscle and back and spine problems. Its comprehensive office in Fort Myers includes foot and ankle, hand and upper extremity, joint replacement, spine and sports medicine centers of excellence along with a physical medicine and rehabilitation program and physical, occupational and hand therapy. The office is located at 2531 Cleveland Avenue, Suite 1, in Ft. Myers. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.osswf.com, or call 239-334-7000.