Dr. Roger Ostrander, MD

Dr. Roger Ostrander, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Roger Ostrander, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Gulf Breeze, FL. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1040 Gulf Breeze Pkwy Ste 200

Gulf Breeze, FL 32561

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Ostrander's Experience

Dr. Ostrander's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Ostrander's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ostrander "Roger Ostrander, MD is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He treats musculoskeletal conditions resulting from injury, overuse and arthritis, and specializes in arthroscopic and minimally-invasive surgical techniques, which reduce post-operative recovery time and allow for an earlier return to work and play. Additionally, he holds a certification in articular cartilage implantation and repair in the knee. A native of Watertown, Connecticut, Dr. Ostrander graduated Cum Laude from Bowdoin College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. Following his undergraduate work, Dr. Ostrander continued his education at Boston University School of Medicine, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Medicine and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He went on to complete a Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and a Musculoskeletal Research Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Ostrander completed his formal education with a Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute under the tutelage of renowned orthopaedic surgeons Drs. James Andrews and William Clancy. The Fellowship provided Dr. Ostrander with an immersive experience in operative and non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions in professional and collegiate athletes. His team physician experience included coverage of Auburn University football and athletics, Birmingham Barons AA baseball, and Tampa Bay Rays spring training. Following his Fellowship, Dr. Ostrander was the first physician invited to Gulf Breeze, Florida to help develop the Andrews Institute, where he founded the Andrews Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center. He treats professional and collegiate athletes and is the team physician for the University of West Florida and West Florida High School. He is a former Medical Director for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Double-A baseball team and served as the team physician for the United States National Indoor Lacrosse Team during the 2007 World Championships. In addition to his practice, Dr. Ostrander serves as the Associate Fellowship Director of the Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship at the Andrews Institute and conducts research through the Andrews Research and Education Foundation. He has published numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, presented his research at national and regional meetings and has received a number of awards related to his research and academic pursuits. He has served as the Chief of Surgery at Gulf Breeze Hospital and holds academic appointments at the University of West Florida, the Florida State College of Medicine and the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Dr. Ostrander is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and was elected chairman of the bylaws committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine."


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2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

90  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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34  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Bowdoin College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • American Sports Medicine Institute Birmingham Al
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ostrander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Ostrander's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ostrander to family and friends
39 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

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  • 2
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Dr. Ostrander's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

I have no idea how he gets 4 stars. They must be the professional athletes he SD o proudly cares for. I had surgeries in one year with hum-knee and shoulder. My ankle jas been swollen since the operation and he says "unrelated". My shoulder is worse than ever and he has no answer and couldn't...more
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Dr. Ostrander, MD, accepted my wife to perform rotator cuff surgery(tear); that required consent from her heart surgeon owing to open heart surgery in 2011. Dr. Ostrander was thorough in his pre surgery assessment, and then explained that he could perform the surgery. He did so professionally and...more
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Dr O did my rt shoulder rotator repair late last year. I couldn't tuck in a shirt or throw. Still a bit tough to throw but but working through that and hopefully this will loosen up as well. I can swim without pain and do a vast majority of physical efforts that were tough to do before. Post op...more
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Dr. Ostrander is the Team Orthopedist for the University of West Florida athletic teams and provides outstanding medical coverage and services for over 350 student-athletes but has personally operated on me. Arnold Gamber Head Athletic Trainer University of West Florida
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Roger has done several surgeries on myself, my wife, and my youngest son over the last ten years. We currently live in Woodstock Ga. but travel to Gulf Breeze Florida for the express purpose of being treated by Dr. Ostrander.
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