Robert D. Santrock, MD

Regenerative Orthopedic Treatments for Arthritis, Tendinitis, Fasciitis, Bursitis & Sports Injuries

Dovetail Orthopedics is your premier destination for regenerative orthopedic care in Amelia Island. With a focus on providing effective, non-surgical solutions, we address a wide range of musculoskeletal issues, including arthritis, tendinitis, fasciitis, bursitis, and sports injuries. Our specialized services in Regenerative Orthopedics utilize advanced in-office technologies to target these conditions, offering patients the opportunity for optimal recovery and enhanced mobility. From upper to lower extremity concerns, our comprehensive approach ensures personalized treatment plans tailored to meet your specific needs and restore your active lifestyle.
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Non-Invasive Regenerative Orthopedics

Dovetail Orthopedics is your premier destination for regenerative orthopedic care in Amelia Island. With a focus on providing effective, non-surgical solutions, we address a wide range of musculoskeletal issues, including arthritis, tendinitis, fasciitis, bursitis, and sports injuries. Our specialized services in Regenerative Orthopedics utilize advanced in-office technologies to target these conditions, offering patients the opportunity for optimal recovery and enhanced mobility. From upper to lower extremity concerns, our comprehensive approach ensures personalized treatment plans tailored to meet your specific needs and restore your active lifestyle.

Foot & Ankle Reconstructive and Specialized surgery

At Dovetail Orthopedics, we are dedicated to offering comprehensive foot and ankle care that addresses the unique needs of each patient. Our approach goes beyond addressing individual symptoms to focus on the root causes of various foot and ankle conditions. By taking a holistic view of your orthopedic health, we can develop personalized treatment plans that prioritize lasting results and patient satisfaction.  We understand that every patient’s journey is different, which is why we strive to address all foot issues simultaneously. Our goal is to empower you to regain mobility and confidence, allowing you to get back to the activities you love without limitations.

As an integral part of our community, we take pride in serving our neighbors and fostering trust through compassionate care.

Get back on your game: Now Offering Non-Invasive, In-Office Orthopedic Treatment

Welcome to the forefront of regenerative orthopedics at Dovetail Orthopedics. Our practice combines cutting-edge technologies and innovative treatments to provide comprehensive care for musculoskeletal conditions. With state-of-the-art imaging capabilities such as OXOS radiography and Clarius Ultrasound, we ensure accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment plans. Additionally, we harness the power of regenerative therapies like Apex Biologix PRP and TendoNova to promote healing and tissue repair naturally. Complemented by wearable anti-inflammatory solutions like Incrediwear, our approach emphasizes holistic healing and patient empowerment. At Dovetail Orthopedics, we are committed to helping you regain mobility, alleviate pain, and achieve optimal orthopedic health.

Return to your active lifestyle sooner and more comfortably

How it Works

In-Office Consultation

Meet with Dr. Santrock to discuss your course of treatment

Get Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™

Your bunion correction surgery will be performed in a clean, comfortable outpatient setting

Return to your Active Lifestyle

Following protocol, most patients are back on their feet in less than 2 weeks

Boutique Bunion Correction

Regardless of age, Lapiplasty® offers hope to those who desire not only aesthetic improvement but also structural stability, allowing them to regain mobility, alleviate discomfort, and enjoy an active, pain-free lifestyle once again.

Don't let foot pain hold you back

Outpatient Surgery in a Clean, Comfortable Setting

Recovery begins within 2 weeks

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Get back on your feet

At Dovetail Orthopedics, we offer a holistic approach to foot and ankle care that goes beyond aesthetics. We prioritize addressing the root causes of various conditions, ensuring enduring results, and empowering patients to regain mobility and confidence.

Robert D. Santrock, MD

Dr. Santrock, an esteemed orthopedic surgeon, is renowned as the co-inventor of the revolutionary Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction System. With a remarkable career spanning over twenty years, Dr. Santrock’s participation in academics, research and industry innovation has played an integral role in advancing the field of bunion correction.  In addition to sharing his expertise with Treace Medical Concepts, Inc., Dr. Santrock instructs other physicians nationwide and provides personalized patient care at Dovetail Orthopedics. Based in Amelia Island, Florida, Dr. Santrock has been instrumental in developing and refining the Lapiplasty® system, a groundbreaking approach that addresses bunions as complex three-dimensional problems rather than mere bumps. His expertise and commitment to innovation has significantly impacted the field of orthopedics, offering patients a comprehensive solution for long-lasting bunion relief. Dr. Santrock remains at the forefront of cutting-edge techniques and continues to enhance the lives of individuals suffering from bunions, helping them regain mobility, eliminate discomfort, and achieve optimal foot health.

Lapiplasty Elite Center
Dr. Santrock is an Elite Center Lapiplasty® surgeon who has performed over four hundred Lapiplasty® Procedures. This is the highest designation of Lapiplasty® experienced surgeons. Dr. Santrock is a co-inventor of the Lapiplasty® system, and is a surgeon trainer as well.

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Telemedicine

Coming Soon

Dovetail Orthopedics is proud to offer telemedicine services, providing patients with the convenience and accessibility of virtual consultations from the comfort of their own homes. Through telemedicine, individuals can connect with our experienced orthopedic specialists to discuss their concerns, receive a tentative diagnosis, and explore treatment options, including surgical interventions for conditions such as bunions. Once a comprehensive evaluation has been conducted, patients have the option to travel to our state-of-the-art facility located in beautiful Amelia Island, where our skilled surgeons can perform the necessary procedures. This seamless combination of telemedicine and in-person care ensures that patients receive personalized attention, high-quality treatment, and a smooth transition from virtual consultations to successful surgical outcomes.

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