Dr. Sean Dingle is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and a fellow of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS). He is also a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the Society of Arthritic Joint Surgeons, select groups of orthopedists from across the United States dedicated to progress and innovation in the care of hip and knee arthritis. Dr. Dingle has been a member of the Kennedy-White Orthopaedic Center since 2003. His specialty interests include arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee and hip. He also has extensive training and experience in treating complex orthopedic trauma. After growing up in South Florida, Dr. Dingle attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate education. While there, he earned a BS degree in zoology and was elected to the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He later earned his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Dingle completed his internship and orthopedic residency at Orlando Regional Healthcare System. During his chief residency year he was selected Resident of the Year from all residents in all specialties. Dr. Dingle is now a clinical professor for the Florida State University Medical School and participates in the education of third- and fourth-year medical students. He has published articles in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and the Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. Dedicated to medical leadership, Dr. Dingle has served as both Chief of Orthopedics and Chief of Staff at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He continues to serve on numerous committees devoted to improving medical care.
Patient care is our highest priority. Whether it is through our new state-of-the-art facility, our broad range of orthopaedic specialties, or our caring staff, we are confident that you will feel at home at our office. You may be from around the corner or halfway around the world, as our patients are truly international and come here to Sarasota for world-class orthopaedic care. We are dedicated to the treatment of all your orthopaedic needs. Our goal is to improve your level of health with our comprehensive evaluation and expert care.
Dr. Dingle's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
Adult Orthopedic Surgery
Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Knee Surgery
Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Why It Matters: Dr. Dingle's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Hip Pointer Injuries
Internal Derangement of Knee
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Bone and Joint Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Excision of Femur or Knee
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement Revision
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Peripheral Nerve Block
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Florida.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
University of Florida
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
University of South Florida
Medical School | Graduated 1998
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Chief of Staff Sarasota Memorial Hospital, 2008
Patients' Choice Award, 2008
Patients' Choice Award, 2009
Media & Publications
Dr. Dingle has no media or publications listed.
Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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