Sports Specialized Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Amit Varma, M.D., is a double board certified orthopedic surgeon who is double sports fellowship trained. Dr. Varma earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry/Biology from the University of Manitoba where he was a Dean’s Honor’s List graduate. He received his medical degree from the University of Manitoba Medical School.
He performed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Manitoba where he was named Chief Resident. While there, his sports coverage included the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) and Manitoba Moose Hockey (IFL).
He went on to complete a Sports Fellowship at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, PA. He worked under Dr. Michael Ciccotti, associate team doctor for the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Soul, and St. Joseph’s University.
He then completed a second Sports Fellowship at ASMI and the Andrews Institute under Dr. James Andrews, where he was an associate team doctor for the University of Auburn, the University of West Florida, and Escambia High School.
Following fellowship, Dr. Varma went on to work as an orthopedic surgeon at the National Training Center Sports Medicine Institute in Clermont, FL.
In 2011, Dr. Varma founded Florida Sports Injury and Orthopedic Institute, located in Clermont, FL, where he currently practices orthopedic surgery. He serves as the team physician for South Sumter High School, Wildwood High School, Leesburg High School, East Ridge High School, and South Lake High School. Dr. Varma is currently serving as the Chief of Surgery for South Lake Hospital.
Dr. Varma is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Academy of Sports Medicine, and the Canadian Orthopedic Association.