Total Joint Replacement:
     Hip, Knee and Shoulder
Revision: Knee and Hip
     Total Joint Replacement,
     Hip, Knee and Shoulder
Arthroscopic Surgery:
     Knee and Shoulder
Sports Medicine
Hand and Upper Extremity
Fracture Care

Port Charlotte

Appointments and Scheduling
Appointments can be made Monday through Friday. Please call 941.625.0984 to make your appointment. Most patients can get into the office that week or possibly the same day for an appointment.

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Please bring the following items with you to appointments:

  • Your insurance card or other health coverage information. Some insurance carriers require you to have a referral or primary care physician authorization before treatment is given. Please check with your carrier if you are in doubt.
  • X-rays or MRI's within the past twelve months (if available).
  • Clinic notes or operative reports from your referring physician that relate to your condition.
  • Workers Compensation
    For patients whose injury is work related, we have a dedicated insurance representative to deal with the nuances of worker's compensation, scheduling the initial appointment with your Workers Compensation Representative, as well as authorization and payment. Please call 941.625.0984, Ext. 114. Your cooperation in providing an accurate history and related information is necessary.

    Medical Records
    The Florida State Board of Medical Examiners (FSBME) has set limits on fees for copies of medical records. COC charges $1.00 a page for the first 25 pages and $0.25 for each additional page thereafter. And a reasonable fee for the actual cost of mailing, shipping or delivery. We only release records for visits and tests done at our facility.

    Contact our Medical Records Department at 941.625.0984 Ext. 101 with your request or if you have any further questions.

    Insurance Plans Accepted
    We accept most major health care plans. Please call 941.625.0984 for more information.

    Billing Information
    We accept Visa, Mastercard, Cash and Checks. We are now accepting CareCredit. Co-pays are due upon arrival.

    If you require surgery, our surgeons will thoroughly explain the operative procedure, the recovery process and the rehabilitation program you will need. Our staff will pre-certify your procedure. For surgical questions please call 941.625.0984 Ext. 106.

    After Hours
    We always have a physician on call in case of after hour emergencies. If you need to contact a physician after hours, call the regular office number and our answering service will notify the physician on call to contact you.

    Routine Prescription Refills
    Mon. - Thurs. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Call Kari at 941.625.0984 Ext. 121
    Please allow 24-48 hours for processing.