About Paul L Benfanti, MD

Board certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999 Recertified, 2009

Education

Graduate
St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York BS 1986
Medical
Uniformed Services University, School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland MD 1990
Internship
Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA 1990-1991
Residency
Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA Orthopaedic Surgery 1993-1997
Fellowship
Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, Greenville, SC Pediatric Orthopaedic and Spinal Deformity Surgery 2000-2001

Society memberships

National Society Memberships
  • American College of Surgeons
Regional Memberships
Specialty Society Memberships
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Additional Society Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Fellow of the American College of Peiatrics

  • Order of Military Medical Merit

Achievements

Army Commendation Medal, Army Service Ribbon x 2, National Defense Service Medal x 2, Army Superior Unit, Overseas Service Ribbon x 2, Army Achievement Medal x 3, Global War on Terror x 1, DDEAMC Transitional Intern Research Award 1991, Clarence M. Yeargin Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, DDEAMC 1997

Contact Information

St. Petersburg Office 625 6th Avenue South, Suite 450 St. Petersburg, FL USA 33701 View map Phone (727) 898-BONES Fax (727) 568-6836

Tampa Office 2727 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Suite 720 Tampa, FL USA 33607 Phone (813) 879-BONES Fax (813) 872-0286

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Other staff in my practice

My team consists of well educated and highly motivated professionals including the surgeons, orthopaedic technicians, allied health practitioners, and administrative specialists. During your visit you will meet many of them as they work to make your visit go smoothly with minimal stress.


The orthopaedic surgeons on our staff are Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and all are fellows of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. You have the option to select an individual physician from our group- myself,Dr. Gregory V. Hahn, Dr. Scott W. Beck, Dr. Jeffrey B. Neustadt, or Dr. Drew E. Warnick-to provide you with the majority of your patient care. Should you have an immediate problem and your doctor is not available, another physician in the group will be available to assist you until your own doctor returns. Our medical answering service can be reached 24 hours a day.


Children's Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery Associates was founded in 1988. The St. Petersburg office is located across the street from All Children's Hospital. The Tampa office is located in Tampa, across the street from St. Joseph's Hospital. Outreach clinics are held in Sarasota, East Lake and Pasco as well.

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