Kevin B. Shrock, M.D
President, Florida Orthopaedic Society
Dr. Kevin B. Shrock is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is also the medical director of the Fort Lauderdale Orthopaedic Walk-in. He received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics from Yale University, Magna cum Laude, receiving his medical degree from Stanford, General Surgical Internship from Northwestern going on to Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital to complete his residency program. completed his training with a sports medicine fellowship in CA with former Orthopaedic Academy President, Doug Jackson, M.D. A three-time Ivy League and New England all around gymnastics champion and Division one assistant coach, he has served as an orthopaedic consultant for Team USA Gymnastics and remains the “go-to” orthopedic surgeon for local gymnasts and athletes.
Kevin B. Shrock, M.D., has been dedicated to treating orthopaedic Fort Lauderdale patients in the Broward County area since 1994. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and fellowship trained in sports medicine. His expertise includes arthroscopic and complex reconstruction of the shoulder and knee as well as shoulder, hip, and knee joint replacement, even in younger, more athletic patients. He employs the latest in minimally invasive techniques and technology, including knee cartilage restoration and transplantation, same day or short stay joint replacement, and reverse shoulder replacement. Patients come to him with challenging orthopaedic problems others are unable or unwilling to tackle. He prides himself in his ability to figure out these unusual cases and help the patient to find a solution.
His education and training are exceptional. After receiving a B.S. in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics magna cum laude from Yale University, Dr. Shrock received his medical degree from Stanford University Medical School. He completed his internship in general surgery at Northwestern University/McGaw Medical Center and his residency at the Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program. He then completed his fellowship in Sports Medicine with Douglas Jackson, M.D., past president of both the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has practiced in South Florida since 1994 at the same Fort Lauderdale location.
While Dr. Shrock is dedicated to caring for his patients, he is equally dedicated to using his education and experience to improve the practice of orthopaedics both locally, nationally, and internationally. In 2008, Dr. Shrock was elected by his South Florida orthopaedic colleagues to the Board of the Florida Orthopaedic Society. He was then elected by his peers to the Board of Councilors (BOC) of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) as a Florida Representative and served two, three year terms. He was elected as the Chairman of its Committee on Professionalism and also appointed to the Executive Board of the BOC, serving for 3 years. He is now the President-Elect of the Florida Orthopaedic Society. Dr. SHrock has successfully promoted initiatives for truth in advertising, disaster relief, and surgeon recertification to try to improve the quality of orthopaedic care nationally. He remains committed to using his professional experience as a surgeon to improve his profession and the lives of those it helps.
As one of the best orthopedic surgeons South Florida patients can count on for excellent treatment, he makes sure community service also remains one of his priorities. A three-time Ivy League and three-time New England All-Around gymnastic champion at Yale, Dr. Shrock has served as a staff orthopaedic consultant for the USA Gymnastics Team. He is the South Florida orthopedic surgeon whom coaches refer their athletes to, and he delivers knowledgeable orthopaedic care to local gymnasts and other competitive athletes. Additionally, his orthopaedic trauma and general orthopaedics expertise made his presence volunteering in Haiti invaluable immediately after its devastating earthquake. He and his family have remained active promoters and fundraisers for the Alyn Pediatric Rehab Hospital in Jerusalem. Finally, he has served in various Board and committee positions for various local organizations, most notably, on the Board of the David Posnack Jewish Day School.
- Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Long Beach Memorial, Douglas Jackson, M.D., Director, 1994
- Harvard University /Massachusetts General Hospital – Orthopaedic Residency, 1992
- Northwestern University/McGaw Medical Center- General Surgical Internship, 1988
- Stanford University -Medical Degree, 1987
- Yale University – B.S. Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics, Magna cum Laude, 1982
- Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- ABOS Diplomate, Board Certified In Orthopaedic Surgery 1997
- ABOS Recertified 2007, 2017
- Elected Board Member, Florida Orthopaedic Society, 2008-2020
- Executive Board Member, Florida Orthopaedic Society, 2020-2023
- President, Florida Orthopaedic Society, 2023-2024
- Member, AAOS Board of Councilors, AAOS (2014-2020)
- Member, AAOS Executive Board of Councilors (2017-2020)
- Chair, BOC Committee on Professionalism (2017-2020)
- Member, AAOS Committee on Medical Liability 2013-2016
- Chief of the Orthopaedic sub-section at Broward General Medical Center 2000-2002
- Fort Lauderdale Surgical Society, Member
- Broward County Medical Association, Member
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
- Florida Orthopaedic Society, Member
- Florida Medical Association, Member
- American Medical Association, Member