MICHAEL A. VENEZIA D.O., M.P.H., is a fellowship trained, board eligible orthopedic spine surgeon. As a native Floridian, he attended the University of Central Florida (UCF) and completed his Medical School training in Bradenton, FL at LECOM. Simultaneously, he completed a Masters in Public Health with Nova Southeastern. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency nearby at Largo Medical Center. He
was elected by his faculty to serve as Chief Resident of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery during his final year of training.
Dr. Venezia went on to complete fellowship training in spinal surgery at the prestigious University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) with several world-renowned spine surgeons as his trainers and mentors. He
has received extensive training in both Orthopedic and Neurosurgical spine surgery techniques during his residency and fellowship and continues to combine them in his degenerative, minimally invasive and deformity practice.
He has authored numerous research publications, textbook chapters, as well as presented his cutting edge research both nationally and internationally. Dr. Venezia served as a delegate in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Resident Assembly Committee. He is currently an active member of the North American Spine Society (NASS), American Medical Association (AMA), and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
Dr. Venezia is excited to return home to Florida to build a practice and life where both he and his wife, as well as their two daughters, were born and raised. He enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and boating.