Dror Paley, MD, FRCSC Medical Director
Dror Paley, MD, FRCSC, is the founder (2009) and director of the Paley Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida. Prior to that he was the founder (2001) and director of the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, and the director of the International Center for Limb Lengthening (ICLL) at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore from 2001-2009.
David Feldman, MD Associate Director
In 2015 Dr. David Feldman joined the Paley Institute to lead our new Spine Deformity Center and Hip Pain Center. Dr. Feldman was previously Chief of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and a professor of Orthopedic Surgery and pediatrics at NYU Langone Medical Center/ NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.
Craig Robbins, MD Orthopedic Surgeon
Craig Robbins was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He attended the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in English, and then ultimately returned home to graduate from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1999. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Tulane University in New Orleans in 2004.
Bradley Lamm, DPM, FACFAS Director, Foot & Ankle Center
It is with great enthusiasm that we announce that Dr. Bradley Lamm has joined the Paley Institute to lead our new Foot & Ankle Deformity Correction Center. Dr. Lamm is a board-certified podiatric foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Lamm specializes in the treatment of foot, ankle, and lower leg conditions in both children and adults.
Tom Minas, MD, MS, FACS, FRCS(C) Director, Cartilage Repair Center
Dr. Minas joined the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute in 2018 after 30 years at Harvard Medical School, where he was a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a founding member of the ICRS (International Cartilage Repair Society-1997) and present Vice President of the Society.
Claire Shannon, MD Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Shannon joined the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute in 2019. She completed a Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto before joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, where she was an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and the Director of the Pediatric Limb Reconstruction Program. Dr. Shannon
Harry Shufflebarger, MD Spine Surgeon
In 2020, Dr. Harry L. Shufflebarger joined the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute. Dr. Shufflebarger has over 30 years of experience in care for children with spinal abnormalities and is a board-certified, nationally, and internationally recognized expert in the care of pediatric spinal orthopedics. He received his medical degree at Emory University, in Atlanta,
Jeffrey Cantor, MD Adult Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery
An expert spine surgeon, Jeffrey B. Cantor, MD, has decades of experience in spine treatment and has performed over 7,000 spinal surgeries. As the founder of the Cantor Spine Center at The Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, his work is internationally-recognized as being at the forefront of spine surgery.Dr. Cantor attended
Anthony Giuffrida, MD Interventional Spine and Pain Management
Anthony Giuffrida, MD Dr. Giuffrida, brings his expertise as a board-certified fellowship-trained expert in interventional spine and pain management to the team at Cantor Spine Center at The Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Giuffrida focuses on alleviating a patient’s pain with noninvasive and technologically advanced methods. He always aims
Aaron Huser, DO Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Aaron Huser, originally from Wisconsin, rejoined the Paley Institute in 2020. He was a member of the Paley Institute as a fellow in 2017-2018 training with both Dr. Paley and Dr. Feldman. After his fellowship, he moved to Minnesota and worked at Gillette Children’s Healthcare specializing in limb deformity correction. However, his desire
Matthew Dobbs, MD, FACS, FAAOS, FAOA Director, Dobbs Clubfoot Center
Dobbs Clubfoot Center 5325 Greenwood Avenue, Suite 103 West Palm Beach, FL 33407 Matthew Dobbs, MD, FACS is director of the Dobbs Clubfoot Center at the Paley Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida. Prior to that he was the Dr. Asa C. and Mrs. Dorothy W. Jones Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and the Director
Scott Raffa, MD, MBA Adult Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar Spine Orthopedics & Neurosurgery
As a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon and spine surgeon, Scott J. Raffa MD, arrives at The Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute to further serve his local hometown communities.
Dr. Raffa attended medical school and residency in Neurological Surgery at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, FL.
After completing his Master’s of Business Administration through the University of Florida, Dr. Raffa completed a post-graduate fellowship in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery at the University of Miami at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL.
Benjamin Westerhaus, MD Interventional Spine & Pain Management
Dr. Westerhaus is excited to join the Paley Institute after completing his fellowship with them in 2022. He brings an engineering background and an eye for innovation to every patient he serves. He seeks to provide compassionate care and superior outcomes by working closely with an interdisciplinary team of physical therapists and renowned spine surgeons.
Zachary McVicker, MD Sports Medicine
Dr. Zachary McVicker is a fellowship-trained sports medicine physician specializing in minimally invasive, arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow. Dr. McVicker attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, graduating with a medical degree. Immediately following medical school, Dr. McVicker completed his orthopedic surgery training at the University of
Stephen Quinnan, MD Trauma Reconstruction Surgery Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Stephen Quinnan joined the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute in 2020. Dr. Quinnan has been a major innovator in the field of orthopedic surgery, having invented and published multiple groundbreaking surgical treatments. Several of these are in the areas of treatment for limb deformity, severe fractures, and post-traumatic complications. Specifically, his pioneering work
Craig H Lichtblau, MD Rehabilitation Director of Osteointegration Program
Dr. Lichtblau graduated Washington University Medical Center after completing a four-year residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Medicine.