Dedicated to Our Patients

We empower patients and are dedicated to helping restore active lifestyles.

About Us: About the Practice

Welcome to Advanced Orthopedic Center. We have been serving patients in the southwest Florida area since 1980. Our top-notch surgeons offer comprehensive orthopedic care to all ages. The staff in both offices are courteous and caring and are there to ensure your satisfaction.

Whether it be a professional or collegiate athlete, an active retiree, "weekend warrior", high school football star or a hard working employee anxious to make a difference, the Advanced Orthopedic Center is here to help our patients feel better and return to the physical activities most important to them.

What's New

Dr. Jason MlnarikDr. Jason Mlnarik

Advanced Orthopedic Center is pleased to welcome Jason Mlnarik, D.O. who is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon with a Fellowship in Trauma. See Meet Our Doctors for more information.


Dr. Lee JamesDr. Lee James

Advanced Orthopedic Center welcomes Dr. Lee James, a Board Certified Physical Medicine and Interventional Pain Management Fellow. See Meet Our Doctors for more information.


Foot or Ankle Problems? We can help!Advanced Orthopedic Center for Spine

Dr. Steven Anthony

A board certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery. See Meet Our Doctors for more information.


MAKOplasty® : Robotic Knee and Hip Surgery

Drs. Ronald Constine and Nicholas Connors are both certified for MAKO and have performed hundreds of procedures.

Click here for general information or, to watch a video about MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing, click here or find it in our Videos and Animations section.


Patient Testimonials

Catherine Stevens
What a wonderful fun time pickleball is great exercise and socialization UNTIL you fall and fracture a wrist! As lady luck would have it, it was my right wrist; and, I am right handed. But, my fracture was non-displaced which resulted in a 6-week cast requiring no surgery or pins,Yeah! Six weeks later, cast is removed. Now the real recovery begins;physical therapy! That is when I met, Ed Frattarelli, a physical therapist at Advanced Orthopedic in Punta Gorda, Florida. Happy Days are here again! Wonder why his staff and clients affectionately call him, Big Ed? Is it his stature? Is it his knowledge? Is it his patience and caring? Is it his humor? Is it his mobilization techniques? YES! YES! YES! YES! YES!!!!! With focused attention on his patients, Big Ed goes the extra mile in massaging, bending, pulling, twisting and healing a 6-week casted wrist back to full mobilization! Yes, we patients get homework as all really good teachers bestow on their students. Rote, rote, rote! The more drill the easier and quicker it is to reach the top of the recovery hill! Much gratitude and respect to Big Ed and his team at Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy in Punta Gorda, Florida.

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Our Specialties Include

Office Hours

  • Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: closed

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Questions or Futher Info

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