Our Team - Physicians

James J. Guerra, M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist
  • Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine
  • "The medical art is a sacred trust," - - Hippocrates

Orthopaedic Surgeon Naples | Dr. James J. Guerra, MDDr. James J. Guerra is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He specializes in complex shoulder and knee problems. He is an honors graduate of Northwestern University Medical School. Dr. Guerra completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Pennsylvania, and performed an additional year of advanced fellowship training in sports medicine at the prestigious American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL with internationally known sports medicine expert, James R. Andrews, MD.

Dr. Guerra is a leading innovator in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery serving as the Medical Director for Arthrex, Inc., the world’s leading sports medicine medical device company. He teaches surgeons from around the world in advanced minimally invasive techniques. He has authored over 30 publications and has lectured at national and international meetings including Germany, Austria, Mexico, Argentina and Japan. This unique experience allows Dr. Guerra to remain at the forefront of his field and bring cutting-edge medical developments to his patients here in Naples.

Dr. Guerra has a wealth of sports medicine experience. At the collegiate level, he currently serves as Head Team Physician for Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). In Naples, he is the Team Physician for the Community School of Naples as well as Gulf Coast High School. Previously, Dr. Guerra has served as the Team Physician during Spring Training for the Baltimore Orioles (MLB), and as an assistant Team Physician for the Florida Panthers (NHL).

Top DoctorsTop OrthpedistsHe has been named to the prestigious Castle-Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors from 2008-2015. The Castle Connolly directory is one of the most distinguished physician rating services in the country. This annual list is compiled from surveys of physicians asking them who they would go to for treatment in their specialty. In addition, Dr. Guerra has been nationally recognized as one of "America’s Top Orthopedists" for the years 2003-2015 by the Consumer’s Research Council of America.Super Doctors Moreover, Dr. Guerra has been recognized as one of the top 5% in his field by Key Professional’s rigorous rating service and has been included in their annual "Super Doctors" list since 2007.

James J. Guerra, MD, FACSDr. Guerra serves as a master instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and is a member of several professional societies including, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society.


 

Brett A. Wilhoit, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon Naples | Dr. Brett A Wilhoit, MD,

Dr. Brett A. Wilhoit is a sports medicine and non-operative orthopaedic physician with Collier Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center. Dr. Wilhoit enjoys treating patients of all ages for both acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries. He has a special interest in Regenerative Medicine utilizing the latest technologies in ultrasound-guided injections, platelet-rich plasma and “stem cell” therapies, and the Tenex procedure to aid in the recovery of conditions refractory to conservative treatments

Dr. Wilhoit was raised in Johnson City, TN., and attended Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. He was a four-year letterman on the football team while earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with minors in Biology and Chemistry. He is a graduate of East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine and completed his residency at the Medical University of South Carolina Trident Family Medicine Program. He then completed fellowship training at the esteemed American Sports Medicine Institute and Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, AL.

Dr. Wilhoit is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and American College of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Wilhoit loves spending time with his family and enjoying the outdoors. As a previous collegiate football player he still appreciates competition in various sports including soccer, golf, triathlons and trail races.

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Florida Gulf Coast University

Dr. Guerra is the Head Team Physician for
Florida Gulf Coast University

Arthrex

Dr. Guerra is the official Medical Director for Arthrex, Inc., the world's largest leading orthopaedic company

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Collier Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
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