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Working collaboratively as a team, our Board Certified orthopedic surgeons specialize in treating a broad range of  operative and non-operative injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. The orthopedic surgeons at NCH are recognized nationally and internationally for their surgical excellence and have expertise in advanced imaging and minimally invasive procedures. The focus is always a patient-centered approach, putting the needs and best interest of the patient at the center of the discussion.JC

The NCH Orthopedic Center of Excellence earned the Joint Commission’s 2016 Gold Seal of Approval for its Orthopedic Program – with a perfect score. Certified since 2014, NCH is the only hospital in Southwest Florida to receive the highly coveted and prestigious Joint Commission Certification for Total Knee and Total Hip Replacement Surgery. 

The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 healthcare facilities and programs throughout the United States for meeting the highest standards in the delivery of quality patient care.

The NCH Orthopedics Program performs more than 1,600 hip and knee replacement surgeries each year. Choosing a hospital that earned the Gold Seal with a perfect score means patients can be sure they will receive the highest quality of patient care available in Southwest Florida.

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Mike Kobel- Last year, Mike underwent knee replacement surgery with Dr. Leon Mead