Orthopedic Surgeon at the Andrews Institute
Dr. Adam W. Anz is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist dedicated to serving patients at the world-class Andrews Institute. The Andrews Institute not only treats the residents of Gulf Breeze, Pensacola, and the entire gulf coast but also patients from all over the United States and the World.
Using a treatment philosophy that includes a tailored approach, he offers both conservative and surgical treatments for sports-related and trauma-induced injuries, as well as degenerative conditions. Dr. Anz is a fellowship trained sports orthopedic surgeon who specializes in care of the knee, shoulder, and hip as well as all sports injuries and the application of innovative biologic treatments.
With a goal to offer cutting-edge care and advance the treatment of athletes and active individuals, some of his previous studies have involved Meniscus Repair, Elbow Injuries in Professional Pitchers, Hip CT Scans, and the Use of Patients’ Own Stem Cells for Cartilage Repair.
Dr. Anz has an expanded focus on autologous stem cell research and joint preservation surgery. His specialties include novel treatment techniques to repair cartilage injuries, treat multi-ligament knee injuries, acetabular labral tears, complex joint injuries, tendon ruptures, and innovative approaches for managing osteoarthritis. His focus is on pushing orthopaedic techniques forward with biologics while following the regulations set forth by the FDA. Current we are underway with the first clinical trial in the United States using a patients own peripheral blood stem cells to improve cartilage repair in Gulf Breeze, Florida at the Andrews Institute.
Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine Surgery
Dr. Anz was invited to join Dr. James Andrews at the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida after completing a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado. During this fellowship, Dr. Anz studied knee surgery under the famed Dr. Richard Steadman and Dr. Robert LaPrade, as well as hip arthroscopy with Dr. Marc Philippon and shoulder surgery with Dr. Peter Millett. Since joining the Andrews Institute, Dr. Anz strives to learn as much as possible through cutting-edge research, educating fellows, and mentoring under the leadership and experience of Dr. Andrews.
Athletic Care at all Levels
Dr. Anz has served athletes since the beginning of his orthopaedic career. Starting as a resident, Dr. Anz assisted with sideline coverage for the Forsythe Country Day School and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. During fellowship, he became involved with medical coverage for the United States Ski Team and has covered training and competitive events in New Zealand, Canada, Chile, Germany, and the United States. Since returning to the south, Dr. Anz is the covering physican for Escambia High School, Fort Walton Beach High School and assists with the care of the Auburn University Tigers.
Regardless if you are a high-level athlete, youth athlete, a sports enthusiast, or everyday active individual, Dr. Anz will strive to understand your exact condition and recommend treatment that will offer the most optimal outcome. Using the latest surgical procedures, clinical research, and evidence-based medicine to diagnose and treat your injury, his number one focus is to welcome you back to a pain-free, active lifestyle.