Dr. Steven James Svabek has been actively contributing to the orthopedics field for the
better part of twenty years. Whether through his work as a surgeon or academic, Steven
strives to discover new innovations within the field while honing his own techniques,
with the aim of reducing his patients suffering. Presently a staff employed orthopedic
surgeon at the Florida Orthopedic and Spine Center, Steven Svabek focuses on the diagnosis and
treatment of spinal diseases through surgical correction.
Paramount to Steven’s success is his 16 years of education and training. Working
diligently every step of the way, Steven was enrolled in medical school at the Kirksville
College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1987. After graduating and completing a one-year
internship Steven pursued general surgery and an orthopedic residency at Peninsula
Hospital Center. From there, he completed a spine fellowship at the University of
Colorado, where he also served as an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery.
Throughout his early professional career, Dr. Svabek honed his craft. After
approximately seven years, he opened the doors to his own private practice. Having
sustained for four years, it was there that Dr. Svabek was able to provide his patients with
the highest quality of care. It should also be noted that Steven is a member of several
professional medical organizations including the American Osteopathic Academy of
Orthopedic Surgeons. He pioneered and was named Director of the Spine Surgical
Program at Johnson Memorial, located in Franklin, IN. He also remains very active in
academia, publishing many of his innovative and insightful research papers related to the
field of orthopedics.