Welcome to Orthopaedic Specialties of Tampa Bay

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Patient Resources

Patient Resources

Be Our Patient With our two locations in Clearwater, Florida and board certified orthopedic surgeons, Orthopaedic Specialties offers complete and comprehensive care for all of ...

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The following information answers our patients' most common questions, but we always have time to deal with your personal concerns. If you ...

About Us

About Us

Office Location Information Suite C – Treating all aspects of orthopaedics Richard Abdo, M.D. Matthew Krause, PA-C W. Allen Hughes, M.D. Howard Schuele, M.D. Mitchell Herrema, D.O. At Suite ...

Patient Resources


Frequently Asked Questions


About Our Practice


Orthopedic Specialties of Tampa Bay *** Celebrating 50 Years of Orthopaedic Excellence***

Orthopedic Specialties celebrating 50 years of orthopaedic excellence in 2018. George A. Morris,, M.D. started the practice back in 1968 and our Orthopaedic Specialties family has grown to over this time. Orthopaedic Specialties continues a tradition of more than five decades of dedication to outstanding patient care in Pinellas County. For more details, or to schedule an appointment, please call us and talk to any of our caring and knowledgeable orthopedic staff. Orthopedic Specialties of Tampa Bay has been providing a full spectrum of orthopedic care in Pinellas County for 50 years. Throughout these years we have treated many family members from children to grandparents. We know that in this day and age families are faced with many difficult decisions and concerns. Getting quality health care should not be one of them. At Orthopaedic Specialties delivering quality health care is our first concern. Our orthopedic surgeons are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and we offer same day appointments for urgent problems.


Michael R. Piazza, M.D., Board Certified Spinal Surgeon, introduces a new and more effective technique for Minimally-Invasive neck & spine surgery.

Piazza Mazor robotics

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Suite C – Phone # (727) 446-5993 / Fax # (727) 446-4477

  • George A. Morris, M.D. – RETIRED
  • Richard V. Abdo, M.D.
  • W. Allen Hughes, M.D.
  • Howard Schuele, M.D.
  • Mitchell R. Herrema, D.O.

Suite D – Phone # (727) 449-2599 / Fax # (727) 442-8804

  • Michael R. Piazza, M.D.
  • J. Byron Davidson, D.O.
  • Anthony Marcotte, D.O.

Meet the Doctors

George A. Morris III, M.D. - Retired - January 2018.

George A. Morris III, M.D. - Retired - January 2018.After 50 years of practice Dr. Morris retired from Orthopaedic Specialties, a partnership that he began back in 1968, in ...

Michael R. Piazza, M.D.

Michael R. Piazza, M.D.Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Dr. Michael R. Piazza earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Scranton in ...

Richard V. Abdo, M.D.

Richard V. Abdo, M.D.Born in Syracuse, New York, Dr. Richard V. Abdo earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Brown University in 1978, ...

W. Allen Hughes II, M.D.

W. Allen Hughes II, M.D.Born in Inglewood, California, Dr. W. Allen Hughes II earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and Chemistry from ...

J. Byron Davidson, D.O.

J. Byron Davidson, D.O.Dr. J. Byron Davidson is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Fellowship trained in Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Spine Surgery. He has ...

Anthony L. Marcotte, D.O.

Anthony L. Marcotte, D.O.Dr. Anthony L. Marcotte is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who treats pediatric and adult patients. He ...

Howard L. Schuele, M.D.

Howard L. Schuele, M.D.Dr. Howard L. Schuele earned his Medical Degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago in 1964. He served as ...

Mitchell R. Herrema, D.O.

Mitchell R. Herrema, D.O.Mitchell Herrema was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He attended Michigan State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science ...

What Our Patients Say

“Orthopaedic Specialties is the best choice we’ve made for ourselves. we’ve never had better patient support or doctors anywhere else.”

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