Seaside Surgery Center CEO, medical director named surgery chief at Florida hospital — 4 insights

Naples-based Landmark Hospital of Southwest Florida appointed Robert Zehr, MD, chief of surgery, Business Observer reports.

Here's what you should know:

1. Dr. Zehr is an orthopedic surgeon with 25 years of experience. He specializes in complex joint reconstruction and rehabilitation.

2. Dr. Zehr played a key role in the development of Cleveland Clinic Naples. He also founded and opened the Zehr Center for Orthopaedics and Seaside Surgery Center, both in Naples. He serves as the surgery center's CEO and medical director.

3. Landmark Hospitals Chairman William Kapp III, MD, said in a statement, "Along with his excellent surgical outcomes and surgical skills, Dr. Zehr brings to Landmark a keen insight as to the future of orthopaedics. His vision for the medical community of Naples aligns with ours."

4. Dr. Kapp wants Naples to become a medical tourism destination, with a focus on orthopedic joint care.

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