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The Expertise Behind The Innovation

Many of the conditions treated by the Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute Orlando deal with advanced stages of degeneration or complex musculoskeletal conditions. Leveraging specialized skills and knowledge, the surgeons are able to offer procedures that are revolutionary and state-of-the-art, including MAKOplasty®.

J. Dean Cole, MD

Medical Director

J. Dean Cole, MD, the Medical Director of the Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute Orlando, is nationally recognized as a leader in orthopaedic traumatology with more than 25 years of experience. His reputation is built on skill, dedication to excellence, commitment to quality patient care, innovation, and a contribution to advancing orthopaedic medicine. Dr. Cole has invented a multitude of groundbreaking devices to enhance surgery and promote successful outcomes and he is pelased to bring MAKOplasty® to Central Florida. 

Brian Vickaryous, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Brian Vickaryous, MD is a highly skilled orthopaedic surgeon who is uniquely experienced in the care of orthopaedic trauma and infections. His unique training and experiences with military personnel in Iraq and in the United States provide him with the skills to perform the latest techniques and care for his patients. Dr. Vickaryous is specially trained to perform the revolutionary MAKOplasty® Procedure alongside Dr. Cole and looks forward to helping patients get back to activity quickly.