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Southeast Orthopedic Specialists

Sports Medicine

Southeast Orthopedic Specialists has a strong presence in the Jacksonville sports community. As Northeast Florida’s only team of fellowship-trained Orthopedic Specialists, Southeast Orthopedic Specialists physicians have received advanced training in a very specific part of the body or area of orthopedics and continue to accumulate years of intensive study within this specialty. With distinct sub-specialties, Southeast Orthopedic Specialists’ unique practice ensures unparalleled expertise in the diagnosis, treatment, and surgery of musculoskeletal conditions. Many Southeast Orthopedics Specialists physicians are nationally recognized in their respective fields and involved in educating other physicians on the newest surgical techniques.

A dedicated and generous supporter of area athletics, Southeast Orthopedic Specialists has developed a renowned sports medicine team consisting of Dr. Kevin Murphy, former orthopedic consultant to The White House and Pentagon, Dr. Rahul Deshmukh, a Harvard-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Paul Shirley, a knee specialist for over 30 years, and Dr. Stephan Esser, a Harvard-trained physical medicine and rehabilitation physician with a non-surgical approach. Whether you are an area athlete or a “weekend warrior,” Southeast Orthopedic Specialists offers you the highest quality of sports medicine care in Northeast Florida.

Our Sports Medicine Specialists are available to you at all five of our locations.

Learn more about common sports injuries.

Learn about straps, braces and tape for injuries.

Orthopedic surgeon trauma specialist

Farid Hakim, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon Trauma Specialist

I am pleased and excited to join Southeast orthopedic specialists, with the goal of developing the Trauma program, while continuing to provide my expertise in Sports medicine and Total joint replacement.

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