W. Andrew Hodge, M.D. is an internationally acclaimed orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee and hip surgery and bioengineering research. He holds several U.S. patents on orthopedic implants & surgical techniques and also has published over 60 articles in prominent medical journals.
Dr. Hodge has been recognized for his accomplishments on CNN News, the Discovery Channel, and Science Magazine. He was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for Medicine 2009 for his international surgical contributions (This award has been given to six U.S. Presidents as well as multiple Nobel Prize winners).
During Dr. Hodge’s decade of time spent in Boston’s academic environment, he maintained appointments at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He designed and directed MGH’s BioMotion Research Laboratory for studying human motion and rehabilitation. Dr. Hodge then co-founded Palm Beach Orthopedic Institute & The Institute for Mobility and Longevity, a non-profit organization that supports orthopedic research and education also in Palm Beach. He has served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at several centers in the U.S., Saudi Arabia and Dubai. Dr. Hodge recently completed his MBA Degree in Healthcare Policy at Boston’s Brandeis University.
Currently Dr. Hodge has returned to Florida, now in the Ft. Myers area with Gardner Orthopedics where he will be bringing new treatments and technologies to patients with arthritis, failed joint replacement & other orthopedic diseases common in the region. Dr. Hodge is also very active in Regenerative Medicine to prevent or postpone surgical intervention and is his first line of approach.