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Dr. Gary Ackerman is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He focuses on minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, cartilage restoration surgery, and total joint reconstructions.
Palm Beach Sportsmedicine & Orthopaedic Center, P.A., West Palm Beach
4440 Beacon Circle,
West Palm Beach
26° 45' 21.8772" N, 80° 5' 8.7" W
Board Re-certification: American Board of
Orthopaedic Surgery through December 2021 Fellow:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, February 1993 Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, July 1991, Re-certified January 2012
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, Certificate Number 262547, July 1, 1983
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1982
He completed his undergraduate studies, graduating cum laude, from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. He earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, where he was admitted to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Ackerman served his internship at Mount Sinai Hospital, then completed a combined residency in
Orthopaedic Surgery Training through Harvard University at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and stayed to complete additional fellowship training in Sports Medicine. During his fellowship, Dr. Ackerman assisted in the care of Harvard University athletes, and also held a teaching appointment with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ackerman has been in active practice in orthopaedic surgery in Palm Beach County since 1989.
His personal interest in athletics, and subsequent interest in treating sports injuries, include a year as captain of the Harvard Varsity Basketball team in 1977-78. Dr. Ackerman currently enjoys tennis, basketball and the great outdoors.
In providing leading edge treatment to both professional and amateur athletes, Dr. Ackerman calls upon his proficiency in performing minimally invasive
arthroscopic surgery, cartilage restoration surgery, and total joint reconstructions. Dr. Ackerman is the team physician for the United States Tennis Association.
He is affiliated with Jupiter Medical Center and Northpoint Surgery & Laser Center.
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, B.A., (cum laude), Biology, June 8, 1978
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, M.D., June 4, 1982
Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, July 1982-June 1983
Residency: General Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, July 1983-June 1984
Combined Residency Program,
Orthopaedic Surgery Training, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, July 1984-December 1988 Assistant in Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, January 1988-June 1988
Fellow: Sports Medicine, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, July 1988-June 1989
Spine: Vol. 15, 12, 1990: Candida Albicans Osteomyelitis in a Vertebral Body Previously Infected with Serratia Marcescens.
Journal of Bone and
Joint Surgery: Vol. 70 – A, 1: January 1988 / 75-83: Nonunion of Fractures of the Distal End of the Humerus.