Keith Girton, MD

7000 Spyglass Court, Suite #310, Melbourne, FL 32940

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Orthopedic Surgeon, Minimally Invasive Laser Spine Surgeon

Dr. Keith Girton is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and minimally invasive laser spine surgeon at Physician Partners of America’s Melbourne, Merritt Island and Orlando Fla. locations. He has more than 30 years of orthopedic surgery practice experience encompassing a wide variety of surgical procedures.

 

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Girton attended a combined program with Otterbein College and The Ohio State University completing both BA and MD degrees in six years.

After completing a family practice residency and becoming board-certified in family practice, he went on to complete an orthopedic surgery residency at Ft. Worth Affiliated Hospitals in Ft. Worth, Texas.  He joined the U. S. Air Force, where he attained the rank of major, where he served as an orthopedic surgeon at Scott AFB near Bellville, Ill., and became certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

He later joined the Laser Spine Institute and practiced minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery primarily in the Philadelphia area, where he was featured in Philadelphia magazine’s Top Docs edition and where he was honored as Most Valuable Surgeon for the Laser Spine Institute’s seven national facilities in 2013.

During his time at the Laser Spine Institute, he completed more than 6,000 minimally invasive outpatient spinal surgeries on patients from every state as well as many countries including Egypt, Bahrain, South Africa, Nigeria, Venezuela and others. After the prestigious spine care company closed its doors in March 2019, Dr. Girton joined Physician Partners of America where he desires to continue providing the best available surgical care to the Space Coast and Orlando, Fla. areas.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society and the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and the American Medical Association.

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