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Local orthopedic surgeon repeats in America’s top 1%


[caption id="attachment_2822" align="alignright" width="200"] Robert J. Zehr, M.D.[/caption] NAPLES, Fla. (May 23, 2018) - Robert J. Zehr, M.D. of the Zehr Center for Orthopaedics and Seaside Surgery Center has again been named to American Registry’s list of “America’s Most Honored Professionals 2018 - Top 1%.” Honorees must have been continuously recognized for professional excellence in their industry for the past five years. Consistently chosen by his peers as a “Castle Connolly Top Doctor” for the past 14 years, Dr. Zehr has appeared on the cover of Gulfshore Life Magazineas one of its Top Doctors and was featured in the magazine’s inaugural issue of Healthy Living. As to patient Read More...

Dr. Zehr wins trio of awards


NAPLES, Fla. (March 19, 2018) - Naples orthopaedic surgeon Robert J. Zehr, M.D., of The Zehr Center for Orthopaedics, has once again been chosen to receive the Vitals Patients’ Choice Award, an honor bestowed on a select few physicians nationwide. Every month patients across the U.S. provide online feedback about their doctor experiences. They rate the various components of the care they receive, such as bedside manner, doctor-patient time, follow-up care, ease of appointment setting, courtesy of office staff, and they also share their overall opinions. Dr. Zehr has won this award every year since 2009. Vitals’ Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with Read More...

Zehr selected as Arthrex consultant


NAPLES, Fla. (February 22, 2018) – Leading Naples orthopaedic surgeon Robert J. Zehr, M.D. has been selected by Arthrex, Inc. to serve as a consultant to the orthopedic device manufacturer. In addition to helping the company further the evolution of its total knee replacement system, Dr. Zehr will be teaching courses, hosting visiting surgeons, and participating in other educational programs. Dr. Zehr will also serve as the physician liaison between the Advanced Joint Treatment Institute, based at Landmark Hospital of Southwest Florida, of which he is medical director, and the Arthrex education department. As such, he will help develop educational materials and programs. Dr. Zehr is a board-certified, Read More...

Zehr honored as regional “Top Doctor” for 14th consecutive year


NAPLES, Fla. (February 5, 2018) – Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has once again chosen Naples orthopaedic surgery specialist Dr. Robert Zehr for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors. Fewer than 35,000 physicians - less than 5% of the nation's licensed physicians - have been selected as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions for their specialties. Dr. Zehr has earned this distinction every year since 2004. Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. identifies top doctors in America and provides consumers with detailed information about their education, training and special expertise in printed guides and online directories. It is Read More...

Zehr Center marks 10th anniversary


NAPLES, FLA. (January 10, 2018) – Robert J. Zehr, M.D., recently marked the 10th anniversary of the Zehr Center for Orthopaedics, the private practice he established in 2007 when the Cleveland Clinic Naples abruptly left Southwest Florida. Dr. Zehr was transferred to Naples from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio, where he was the head of orthopaedic oncology, to help develop the Naples facility. Dr. Zehr distinguished himself as its Executive Director, Chief of Staff and Head of Orthopaedic Surgery, all while maintaining a full and thriving surgical practice. The leading hip replacement surgeon in Collier County, Dr. Zehr pioneered the direct anterior approach to hip replacement in Southwest Florida Read More...

Medical tourism in Southwest Florida


Medical tourism in Southwest Florida is an idea whose time has come. With Naples' extensive hospitality infrastructure and excellent transportation access, this legendary vacation spot, known world-wide, is on the cusp of providing the ultimate medical vacation. Dr. Robert J. Zehr, of Zehr Center for Orthopaedics, has taken the lead in this arena by being the first orthopaedic surgeon in Naples to provide transparent, all-inclusive, bundled package pricing for four popular outpatient orthopaedic surgeries at his companion location of Seaside Surgery Center. You can review the pricing structure online, or download the news release  or that details the plan. The package pricing for knee arthroscopy, Read More...

New knee puts Saints’ new special teams coach Mike Westhoff back in the game


[caption id="attachment_2903" align="alignright" width="285"] NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 19: Special teams coaches Mike Westhoff, left and Brad Banta right, with coach Sean Payton against the Washington Redskins during a game at the Merecedes-Benz Superdome on November 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.PHOTOGRAPH BY Advance Media / Barcroft Images[/caption] NAPLES, Fla. (December 18, 2017) – The successful outcome of his outpatient partial knee replacement by Dr. Robert J. Zehr, is the reason legendary NFL special teams coach Mike Westhoff could answer the New Orleans Saints’ call for help halfway through this football season. “After having played football, coaching in the NFL, and having a TV Read More...

Landmark Hospital of Southwest Florida appoints Zehr as Chief of Surgery


[caption id="attachment_2822" align="alignright" width="134"] Robert J. Zehr, M.D.[/caption] NAPLES, FLA. (August 25, 2017) − Landmark Hospitals Chairman Dr. William K. Kapp III has named Robert J. Zehr, MD, Chief of Surgery for Landmark Hospital of Southwest Florida. Zehr, an orthopaedic surgeon with over 25 years of surgical experience in complex joint reconstruction and rehabilitation, arrived in Naples in 1998, to help develop the Cleveland Clinic Naples. He distinguished himself as the Clinic’s Executive Director, Chief of Staff, and Head of Orthopaedic Surgery. When the clinic departed Southwest Florida, Zehr, wanting to remain in the area, opened the Zehr Center for Orthopaedics in 2007. In Read More...

Zehr performs first hip replacement at Naples’ newest hospital


NAPLES, Fla. (June 13, 2017) - Leading Naples orthopaedic surgeon Robert J. Zehr, M.D. performed the first total hip replacement surgery at Landmark Hospital of Southwest Florida in Naples on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. A recent addition to Landmark’s surgical staff, Dr. Zehr commented on conducting this milestone surgery. “Anytime a new venue opens up for elective surgeries, it’s an advantage for the community. Patients always benefit from having another option,” said Zehr, who also operates at the new Seaside Surgery Center, which he co-founded and where he currently serves as CEO|Medical Director. Seaside is an outpatient surgery center, designed and built specifically for same-day outpatient joint Read More...

Dr. Zehr on Castle Connolly “Top Doctor” list for 13th consecutive year


NAPLES, Fla. (March 13, 2017) –Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has chosen Naples orthopaedic surgery specialist Dr. Robert Zehr for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year.  Fewer than 35,000 physicians - less than 5% of the nation's licensed physicians - have been selected as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions for their specialties. Dr. Zehr has earned this distinction every year since 2004. Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. identifies top doctors in America and provides consumers with detailed information about their education, training and special expertise in printed guides and online directories. It is Read More...

ZCO adds two


NAPLES, Fla. (April 5, 2017) - The Zehr Center for Orthopaedics recently added two medical professionals to its staff in the Naples, Florida office. Certified Surgical Technician Nikki Calvo joins ZCO full-time as a medical assistant and personal scrub tech for Dr. Robert J. Zehr. Calvo, a Naples native, comes to the ZCO from Physicians Regional Medical Center, where she spent the last eight years assisting Dr. Zehr and other hospital surgical staff including urology, vascular and neurosurgical cases. Charles Jordan, RT, is the Center’s new radiology technologist. He received his Associate of Science in Radiology Technology from Keiser College in Ft. Lauderdale.  Jordan has 22 years of experience in the Read More...

Dr. Zehr featured in news stories


Solo practitioners in medicine are a rare breed. That's because to stay in business they have to be innovative and take big risks with their own capital, uncertain of how government and insurers will reimburse them in the future. "Your hands are kind of forced," says Robert Zehr, a Naples surgeon whose office walls are papered with printed bar charts showing revenues and caseloads. He has operated a solo practice in Naples called Zehr Center for Orthopaedics since 2007. Zehr, who moved to Naples in 1998 to spearhead the Cleveland Clinic's move here, recently opened Seaside Surgery Center with joint-replacement surgeon Kurtis Biggs to perform same-day total hip and knee replacements on an outpatient basis, Read More...

Dr. Zehr named to “America’s Top 1%”


NAPLES, Fla. (June 14, 2016) - Robert J. Zehr, M.D. of the Zehr Center for Orthopaedics and Seaside Surgery Center has been named to American Registry's list of "America's Most Honored Professionals 2016 - Top 1%." Honorees must have been continuously recognized for professional excellence in their industry for the past five years. Consistently chosen by his peers as a "Castle Connolly Top Doctor" for the past 12 years, Dr. Zehr has appeared on the cover of Gulfshore Life Magazine as one of its Top Doctors, and was featured in the magazine's recently published inaugural issue of Healthy Living. As to patient reviews, Dr. Zehr has received the highest ratings and rankings on several online review sites. He Read More...

Dr. Zehr recognized as “Top Doctor” for 12th consecutive year


NAPLES, Fla. (March 18, 2016) —Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has chosen Naples orthopaedic surgery specialist Dr. Robert Zehr for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year.  Fewer than 35,000 physicians - less than 5% of the nation's licensed physicians - have been selected as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions for their specialties. Dr. Zehr has earned this distinction every year since 2004. Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. identifies top doctors in America and provides consumers with detailed information about their education, training and special expertise in printed guides and online directories. It is Read More...
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