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George J. Kolettis, M.D.

Dr. George J. Kolettis received his Doctor of Medicine degree with Honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1988, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. He subsequently completed his internship in general surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School in Boston. Thereafter, he completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Harvard Medical School combined orthopaedic surgery residency program. Dr. Kolettis was then appointed chief resident in orthopaedic surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, where he also served as an attending surgeon on the orthopaedic trauma service. Dr. Kolettis went on to complete his fellowship in sports medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Kolettis has co-authored numerous manuscripts in peer review medical journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine and The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He has been practicing orthopaedic surgery in Boca Raton since 1995.

Dr. Kolettis is Board Certified by the following organizations:

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Certified and Re-certified)

Dr. Kolettis is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Florida Orthopedic Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Dr. Kolettis specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, including the minimally invasive treatment of complex shoulder and knee conditions. He has served as a team physician for Florida Atlantic University and several high schools. He currently serves as an orthopaedic consultant for numerous athletic programs, including the Harid Conservatory of Dance, and as a team physician for Lynn University. He instructs students in both the Pre-Professional Studies program of Florida Atlantic University and the Physician Assistant program of Nova Southeastern University. He is the past Chief of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Boca Raton Community Hospital. Dr. Kolettis is named among "Top Doctors" for South Florida.

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