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Garry Kitay, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Garry Kitay, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in adult and pediatric hand surgery, upper extremity reconstruction. His areas of expertise include:

  • NEW: Online doctor visits
  • Arthroscopy and Joint Replacement
  • Fracture Care and Sports Injuries
  • Hand, Elbow and Shoulder Surgery
  • Nerve, Tendon and Bone Injuries
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Arthritis Treatment & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery


From the doctor

Since coming to Jacksonville, I have published several articles and completed research on the treatment of arthritis. I also serve as President of the Northeast Florida Orthopaedic Society.

As a hand and upper extremity specialist, I treat all disorders of the hand, elbow, and shoulder in patients of all ages. When surgery is necessary, minimally invasive techniques are utilized whenever possible, in order to bring about the quickest and safest recovery for each patient. These techniques include endoscopic carpal tunnel release, needle aponeurotomy for Dupuytren's contracture and percutaneous release for trigger fingers. Other surgical procedures commonly performed include arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, and microsurgery.

I have been a member of JOI since 1996. My wife and I enjoy raising our three children here in Jacksonville. In addition to my medical career and family activities, I enjoy water sports, reading, and exercising.

Ages treated

  • Teen
  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

JOI San Marco

1325 San Marco Boulevard - Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32207

904.346.3465 904.396.0388

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts

    Brandeis University - Waltham , MA

    1981 – 1985

  • Doctor of Medicine

    Columbia University - New York , NY

    1986 – 1990

  • Internship

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia , PA

    1990 – 1991

  • Residency

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia , PA

    1990 – 1995

  • Fellowship

    Indiana Hand Center - Indianapolis , IN

    1995 – 1996