Dr. Powers specializes in the repair and reconstruction of injured and arthritic joints, and offers the most recent advances in total joint replacement, arthroscopy, rotator cuff surgery, and anterior cruciate ligament repair. He is one of the pioneers of the muscle sparing surgery of the hip and knee, which results in significantly less pain and a much faster recovery to normal activities.
Dr. Powers developed the St. Lucie County Sports Medicine program and served as the physician for the Golden Bear Golf Tour. He was a member of the St. Lucie Medical Center Board of Trustees and Medical Executive Committee.
Dr. Brett Feldman is a board certified orthopaedist who joined Dr. Powers in 1996 to form Florida Orthopaedic Specialists. He attended the University of Miami’s Honors Program in Medical Education. Following a year of general surgery training at the Medical College of Virginia, he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Henry Ford Medical Center in Detroit. He then spent a year in fellowship training in Foot and Ankle Surgery with the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, Florida. While there, he also served as an attending on the orthopaedic trauma service at Tampa General Hospital.
Dr. Moore specializes in both surgical and non-surgical aspects of the cervical (neck), thoracic (upper back) and lumbar (lower back) spinal disorders. They include disc herniation, sciatica, spinal stenosis, arthritis, scoliosis, spinal cord and nerve problems, tumors, infections and fractures. Dr. Moore offers the advantages of the latest advancement in spinal surgery to this community.
Dr. Robert Forster received his medical degree and completed his orthopaedic surgical training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed a fellowship in Hand, Microvascular and Upper Extremity Surgery at the University of California at Davis. Dr. Forster treats hand and upper extremity injuries and deformities including the wrist, elbow and shoulder. He provides specialized care for carpal tunnel syndrome; wrist arthritis; rheumatoid arthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow; small joint replacement; and nerve, tendon and bone injuries. He performs open and endoscopic carpal tunnel release. In addition, he treats elbow and shoulder disorders and performs wrist and small joint arthroscopy.
Dr. Forster was awarded the illustrious Jospeph H. Boynes award for his research in the care of hand disorders at the American Society for the Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Forster is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. In addition to his board certification, Dr. Forster received his Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand.
Dr. Robert Sellards received his undergraduate studies at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Ga. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia and completed his Orthopedic Residency at LSU in New Orleans, LA. After residency, he completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago, Il. Dr. Sellards specializes in the arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of shoulder, knee, elbow and hip disorders. He also specializes in the treatment of articular cartilage disorders.
Dr. Sellards was the Chief of Sports Medicine for 5 years at the LSU School of Medicine. He was also Program Director for the Orthopaedic Residency at LSU. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor for the FSU College of Medicine and an Assistant Professor for the LSU School of Medicine.
Dr. Sellards is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He routinely teaches and lectures nationally on the treatment of sports injuries. He has served as team physician for the University of New Orleans, medical director of the NCAA division 1 men’s basketball championship and women’s volleyball championship, medical director of the New Orleans bowl, medical director of the AAU championship, and the Jefferson Parish Football Medical Director.
Jeremy Ware is a Florida Orthopaedic Specialists Physician Assistant. He assists our Physicians in both surgical and clinical settings. As a native Floridian from Fort Pierce, Jeremy graduated from Lincoln Park Academy.
Before completing his Physician Assistant training at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, he received his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Prior to his graduate studies, Jeremy worked as an Emergency Medical Technician in the local community.
Jeremy is a licensed Physician Assistant in the state of Florida and is certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants. He is a fellow member of both the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants.