SARASOTA, FL– Experienced nurse practitioner Lisa Mazzaferro, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, has joined Florida Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine, bringing extensive experience in family practice and advanced cardiology.
“Lisa will play an integral part in enhancing the high-quality care we offer our patients," said Christopher Sforzo, M.D., board-certified orthopedic surgeon who leads the Sarasota practice with Christopher Dillingham, M.D. who is also board-certified in orthopedic surgery.
An advanced registered nurse practitioner, Mazzaferro will assist patients throughout the evaluation, pre-operative, in-patient, and recovery process, providing continuity of care in both office and hospital settings. She will also educate patients and family members regarding their conditions, treatment plans, medications, laboratory results, diagnostic studies, and procedures.
“I look forward being part of a leading-edge professional team that provides excellent orthopedic and sports medicine care to residents and visitors in the Gulf Coast region,” said Mazzaferro, who was formerly with Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg.
Mazzaferro is currently enrolled in a doctorate in nursing program at Chatham University in Pennsylvania. She holds a master of science in advanced family nursing (MSN) from the University of South Alabama, and a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) from University of West Florida. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, Florida Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Florida Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine provides non-surgical and surgical treatment, and orthopedic services, including sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacements, hand/wrist, elbow and knees and hips.
For more information, call 941378-5100 or visit www.fossm.com.