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Seaside surgeon first in Southwest Florida to receive ASES honor

NAPLES, Fla. (January 29, 2018) – Steven S. Goldberg, M.D., a surgeon partner at Seaside Surgery Center, was inducted into the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) as a candidate member during the organization’s annual meeting in October. Dr. Goldberg is the first orthopaedic surgeon in Southwest Florida receive this honor. Membership in the ASES is by invitation only. Candidate membership is awarded only after the applicant has completed a fellowship with an ASES member and has been sponsored by two active members.

Although it has “American” in its name, the organization is actually worldwide, with 733 members drawn from 27 countries in addition to the United States. Only 26 members are from the state of Florida. The society’s mission is to support quality shoulder and elbow care through the ethical practice of leadership, medical education, research and quality, and patient advocacy.

ABOUT DR. GOLDBERG: Steven S. Goldberg, M.D. is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and is the Chief of the Division of Orthopedic Surgery at Physicians Regional Healthcare System in Naples. Dr. Goldberg completed a fellowship in Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine at Columbia University in New York City. Founded by Dr. Charles Neer, known as the “father of modern shoulder surgery,” this is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious shoulder fellowship.

Dr. Goldberg is skilled in the most advanced, minimally invasive treatments of orthopedic problems. Dr. Goldberg came to Naples in 2005 as a physician at Cleveland Clinic Florida. He is the lead author on several research articles including publication in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, the leading journal in the orthopedic field. He has served as team physician at Senior PGA golf tournaments in Naples, where he treated the professional golfers at the tournament.

Dr. Goldberg is an eight-time recipient of the Patients Choice Award from and is consistently chosen as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.


ABOUT SEASIDE SURGERY CENTER: Seaside Surgery Center is a physician owned multi-specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) and is the only ASC in Southwest Florida to offer same-day outpatient total joint replacement. Conveniently located at 1879 Veterans Park Drive, Suite 1101 in Naples, Florida, Seaside is licensed by the State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration and has been approved by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. For more information or to schedule a surgery consultation, please contact Seaside Surgery Center at 239-592-4955.