Dr. Anthony L. Marcotte is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who treats pediatric and adult patients. He is a Chicago native who earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering and Chemistry from University of Illinois – Urbana in 1999. He then attended medical school at Midwestern University –Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downer’s Grove, Illinois, where he earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 2003, as class Salutatorian.
From 2003 to 2008, Dr. Marcotte completed his Internship and Orthopaedic Residency programs at Grandview Hospital and Medical Center, Ohio University, in Dayton, Ohio. He was nationally honored with the Merck Outstanding Resident of the Year Award during his chief year. Dr. Marcotte fulfilled three resident externships in hand surgery at Indiana Hand Center in Indianapolis; Philadelphia Hand Center in Philadelphia; and Hand Surgery Specialists in Cincinnati, Ohio. He subsequently finished a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston in 2009.
Dr. Marcotte practices general orthopaedic surgery with a subspecialty interest in hand and upper extremity surgery. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, and shoulder, and microvascular reconstruction. Conditions treated include trauma, arthritis, sports injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, fractures and cysts, as well as peripheral nerve and vascular disorders. He is trained in arthroscopy, microsurgical, vascular, reconstructive, and small joint replacement surgery, including minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel release as well as Xiaflex injection and needle aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s contracture. He can also perform minimally invasive trigger finger releases in the office and offers cosmetic fillers for the hand.
Residents and medical students rotate with Dr. Marcotte on the Hand and Upper Extremity service. He is an associate professor for the Largo Medical Center Orthopaedic Residency, Morton Plant Mease Family Medicine Residency, and Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Programs through the University of South Florida. Dr. Marcotte has privileges at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, FL and Largo Medical Center in Largo, FL. He has been serving as a team physician to the Philadelphia Phillies since 2009.
Dr. Anthony Marcotte has published many peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, delivered lectures on local and national levels, and received various local and national awards. Dr. Marcotte is a member of several professional societies, including the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics, American Osteopathic Association, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society. Dr. Marcotte is board certified with the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners and the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has a certificate of added qualifications (CAQ) in hand surgery. When not in the office, Dr. Marcotte can be found fishing or spending time with his wife and three children.