Dr. Christopher R. Sforzo, MD

Dr. Christopher R. Sforzo, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 44 years old

Our sole focus is to provide our patients with superb state of the art orthopedic care in a compassionate and caring environment. Our dedicated team is committed to taking the time to listen to your concerns, discuss your treatment options and help you return to feeling your best.Read more

Sforzo | Dillingham Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
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Our sole focus is to provide our patients with superb state of the art orthopedic care in a compassionate and caring environment. Our dedicated team is committed to taking the time to listen to your concerns, discuss your treatment options and help you return to feeling your best.Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Sarasota, FL |
Dr Sforzo is one of the best doctors I have ever went to. His bedside manner is superb; extremely caring. Makes you feel that your problem is very important to him. I trust his decisions.
in ellenton |
Really enjoyed the time Dr. Sforzo spent with me. He was patient and nice. He explained everything he was going to do and took his time. Great feeling to have a specialist actually listen and take their time with you! Not treat you like cattle. And above all the shot worked! Thank you Dr.Sforzo!
in Bradenton, FL |
Dr Sforzo and his staff are serious when they say the strive for personalized care. I never feel rushed or like a nuisence...and I ask lot of questions. He is a very good listener and truly cares about his patients.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Sforzo says..

Dr. Sforzo is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and fellowship trained in hand and upper extremity surgery. He provides expert care in the treatment of problems involving the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.  He performs many procedures using minimally invasive techniques. 

Dr. Sforzo also offers PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) the revolutionary alternative to steroid injections and surgery.  

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  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Giant Cell Tumor
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Gouty Arthropathy
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Swelling
  • Kienbock's Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lump
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Mass
  • Monoarthropathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries

Procedures Performed

  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Casting
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Release
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteotomy
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Repair
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Tricep Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Shands Hospital at the University of Fl

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Shands Hospital at the University of Fl

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Shands Hospital at the University of Fl

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Notre Dame

    Graduated in 1994

Awards & Recognition

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Sforzo's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Sforzo

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Sforzo's Care Philosophy

Our sole focus is to provide our patients with superb state of the art orthopedic care in a compassionate and caring environment. Our dedicated team is committed to taking the time to listen to your concerns, discuss your treatment options and help you return to feeling your best.

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Dr. Sforzo says...

Dr. Sforzo is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and fellowship trained in hand and upper extremity surgery. He provides expert care in the treatment of problems involving the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.  He performs many procedures using minimally invasive techniques. 

Dr. Sforzo also offers PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) the revolutionary alternative to steroid injections and surgery.