Dr. F. Brett Shannon was the area’s first pediatric orthopedic surgeon arriving in Fort Myers in September 1992 after four years at Bethesda Naval Hospital as head of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Shannon is board certified and fellowship trained in pediatric orthopedic surgery.
A former U.S. Navy doctor and in the reserves, Dr. Shannon was called back to duty during the war post 9/11. Dedicated to his country and his community, he invests significant time each year in high-level continuing education to bring the latest treatments and technical advancements to southwest Florida.
He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and the Lee County Medical Society.
The physicians and staff of Pediatric Orthopedics of Southwest Florida offer the most advanced treatment and the most experienced orthopedic care specific to children in the region. The staff of experts are experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children, adolescents and young adults with orthopedic conditions.
The personalized care given to children sets a standard of excellence that is sure to give parents peace of mind. Pediatric Orthopedics emphasizes family-centered care and knows the importance of quickly returning children to their normal lives.
It's something we're emphatic about; children are not small adults, especially when it comes to bones and joints. Treatment of a broken bone, sprain, or injuries is very different in children because their bones are still growing.
Expert care for children and adolescents with:
* broken bones * growth plate injuries * sports injuries * scoliosis and spinal deformity * limb deformity * neuromuscular disorders * club feet * bone and joint infections * musculoskeletal tumors