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Michael Karr, MD


Orthopedic Associates

604 Oak Commons Blvd
Kissimmee, FL 34741

About Michael Karr

Dr. Michael A. Karr moved to Kissimmee in January 1985. He received his M.D. from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1976. He went on to the Naval Regional Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia where he served an internship in surgery, then a four year residency in orthopaedic surgery. He also had fellowship training in adult joint reconstruction at the Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. He completed his naval career as Director of The Total Joint Service at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. Dr. Karr is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and a charter member of the Association for Arthritic Hip and Knee Surgery.


Medical School
University of North Carolina

Naval Medical Center

Certifications & Memberships

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery



Languages Spoken


Procedures & Conditions

• All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment • Herniated Disc Surgery • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open • Hip Replacement • Hip Replacement Revision • Hip Resurfacing • Joint Drainage • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open • Knee Arthroscopy • Knee Replacement • Knee Replacement Revision • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection • Nerve Block, Somatic • Neuroplasty • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks • Partial Shoulder Replacement • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement • Rotator Cuff Surgery • Shoulder Arthroscopy • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment • Spinal Fusion • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities • Steroid Injection • Synovial Biopsy • Total Hip Replacement • Total Knee Replacement • Total Shoulder Replacement • Trigger Finger Release • Trigger Point Injection • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

• Adhesive Capsulitis • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture • Ankylosing Spondylitis • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder) • Arthritis • Back Pain • Bursitis • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee) • Chronic Neck Pain • Chronic Pelvic Pain • Complications of Joint Prosthesis • Degenerative Disc Disease • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) • Gait Abnormality • Gout • Hand Fracture • Hip Sprain • Internal Derangement of Knee • Intervertebral Disc Herniation • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear) • Knee Fracture • Knee Sprain • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow) • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip) • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle) • Low Back Pain • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear • Muscular Dystrophy (MD) • Myelopathy • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures • Osteoarthritis • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist • Osteoarthritis of Hands • Osteoarthritis of Hip • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh • Osteoarthritis of Knee • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder • Osteoarthritis of Spine • Osteopenia • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain • Peripheral Nerve Disorders • Pseudoarthrosis • Pyogenic Arthritis • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) • Rheumatoid Arthritis • Rib Fracture • Rotator Cuff Tear • Sacrum Disorders • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) • Scoliosis • Shoulder Dislocation • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis • Sjögren's Syndrome • Spina Bifida • Spinal Cord Injury • Spinal Stenosis • Spine Deformities • Spine Fractures, Traumatic • Spondylitis • Spondylolisthesis • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) • Still's Disease • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) • Tibula and Fibula Fractures • Trigger Finger



Office Locations

Orthopedic Associates
604 Oak Commons Blvd
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: (407) 846-6004
Fax: (407) 846-1330

Accepted Insurance

Aetna AvMed Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida Cigna Commercial Insurance Company CoreSource Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. First Health (Coventry Health Care) Golden Rule Government Employees Health Association (GEHA) Humana Medica Medical Mutual of Ohio Medicare MultiPlan MVP Health Care National Elevator POMCO Group UnitedHealthCare WellCare