NAPLES, Fla. (September 28, 2021) — Orthopaedic surgeon Robert J. Zehr, M.D., has been voted the top orthopedist in Naples, Florida, in the Naples Daily News’ annual “Best of the Best” official community choice awards. The announcement was made during a virtual awards ceremony presented by the Naples Daily News, featuring The Late, Late Show host James Corden and the orchestra from the Broadway musical “Tina Turner.”
“This is a real honor, and I appreciate the time and effort that my patients and other members of the community went to, to select me for this award. From the time we were notified of our anonymous nomination, until the final vote was cast, we enjoyed a tremendous outpouring of support from many avenues,” said Dr. Zehr. “We will proudly display the official winner logo in all of our advertising and communications for the next 365 days!”
Dr. Zehr is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with over 30 years of experience, who specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery. He is the founder of The Zehr Center for Orthopaedics, a private orthopaedic surgery practice located in Naples, Florida; Co-Founder, Medical Director, and member of the Board of Managers of Seaside Surgery Center, Southwest Florida’s first surgery center designed exclusive for joint replacements; Chief of Surgery at Landmark Hospital of Southwest Florida; and Medical Director of The Joint Care Center at Landmark.
The leading hip replacement surgeon in Naples, Dr. Zehr pioneered the direct anterior approach to hip replacement in Southwest Florida and has performed over 2,300 of the procedures. He was the first surgeon in the area to perform same-day outpatient total hip replacement surgery. Consistently chosen as a Castle Connolly Top Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Zehr has won numerous awards from peers and patients alike. He is pleased to add the “Best of the Best” award to his accolades.