Coastal Orthopedics’ surgeon to serve as on-site physician for World Champions Cup

BRADENTON, Fla. — Fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and shoulder and elbow specialist Dr. R. Stephen Otte with Coastal Orthopedics, a full-service provider of comprehensive orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, spine care, diagnostic imaging and physical therapy service, will serve as an on-site physician for the upcoming World Champions Cup at The Concession in Bradenton, Florida.

During the week of December 7 – 10, Dr. Otte will be in charge of the local team providing medical coverage for the tournament’s events. Dr. Otte will provide care for the players, caddies and staff, and will be on site at the course to assist with any player injuries or health care issues as they arise, as well as support the medical and training teams as an additional resource for any orthopedic medical matters.

The three-team, three-day stroke play tournament will be sanctioned by the PGA TOUR and is set to air on ESPN and ABC. The event is expected to attract over 35,000 individuals.

“It is truly an honor to represent Coastal Orthopedics and to serve as the on-site physician for this tournament,” said Dr. Otte. “Concession is an incredibly challenging course, and it will be exciting to see major champions, hall of famers and legends from Team International, Team Europe and Team USA competing right here on the Suncoast.”

Dr. Otte was previously the on-site physician for the World Golf Championships-Workday Championship at The Concession Golf Club in 2021. He has also served twice as the on-site physician for the Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open.

For more than 50 years, the team at Coastal Orthopedics have served the Sarasota-Bradenton community. The physicians have worked with sports teams, athletic organizations and high school teams throughout the area.

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About Coastal Orthopedics
Founded in 1973 and based in Bradenton, Fla., Coastal Orthopedics is home to 18 orthopedic surgeons and physicians who maintain hospital affiliations with HCA Florida Blake Hospital, HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center and Manatee Memorial Hospital. In addition to three offices and one ambulatory surgery center each servicing Florida’s West Coast, Coastal Orthopedics’ board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons provide patients with the very latest in orthopedic technology. The company strives to repair and heal injuries relating to the entire musculoskeletal system.

For more than 50 years, Coastal Orthopedics’ highly skilled staff of physicians and surgeons has treated patients in specialty care, including sports medicine, joint replacement and rehabilitation. Patients can experience restoration of function both surgically and non-surgically through the use of physician-guided strengthening, therapy, injections and stretching. For more information, please visit or call 941-792-1404.


[Photo 1 attached: Dr. R. Stephen Otte when he served as the on-site physician for the 2021 PGA Tour’s World Golf Championships-Workday Championship at The Concession Golf Club]

For more information, please contact:
Candice Brown-McElyea
[email protected]

Originally posted 2023-11-27 20:11:51.