Peter F. Gearen, M.D.: Spirit of Gainesville nominee

Published: Friday, August 24, 2012 at 11:39 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, August 24, 2012 at 11:39 a.m.

Dr. Gearen is a recently retired orthopaedic surgeon with the the University of Florida Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Institute. His medical service is thirty years plus. Thousands of patients have regained the ability to function normally and to live with greatly diminished, or no, pain. Not only has Dr. Gearen been known as the "best orthopaedic surgeon in the Southeast" but he has the reputation for being a caring physican who will go to lengths to be supportive of his patients.


Category: Medicine

About Peter F. Gearen, M.D.

Occupation: Retired M.D. and Surgeon

Years in Gainesville: 30+

Spouse: Lisa

Children: Caitlin, Christine

His line of work is extremely demanding and he puts his patients well being before his. He has had thousands of students many with M.D. dgrees from all over the country who are continuing his work. Dr. Gearen is a U.S. News "Top Doctor 2012." He served as Chief of Staff at Shands Hosiptal as well as Assistant Dean at UF College of Medicine. He is on the board of RTI, Inc. For recreation, "Pete" is an avid golfer.

Submitted by Patrick Rhodes, Ed.D

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