Meet Our Doctors

South Florida Spine & Orthopedic Specialists

Lawrence M. Alexander, M.D.


Dr. Lawrence Alexander of Alexander Bone & Spine Institute is a South Florida spinal surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive outpatient spinal surgery. He is committed to helping patients suffering from back and neck issues via a variety of orthopedic services, both surgical and non-surgical. His philosophy regarding spine surgery is that "less is more." Dr. Alexander believes that most spine conditions can be effectively treated with minimal exposure surgery in the outpatient setting.

Doctor Alexander uses the latest techniques in interventional pain management and minimally invasive spine surgery to improve patient quality of life and exceed expectations in terms of function and recovery. Even though he is an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Alexander completed an orthopedic and neurosurgery spine fellowship, combining the best aspects of both disciplines to be on the forefront in the area of minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery.

Our spine specialist performs the most outpatient spine surgeries in South Florida. In addition, Dr. Alexander performed the first FDA-approved 2 level cervical disc replacement in the United States.

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Sydney Pardino, M.D


Dr. Pardino is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with expertise in sports medicine. A native of Burbank, California, he earned his undergraduate degree in molecular, cell and developmental biology at UCLA in 2001. He then earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2005. Dr. Pardino completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency in Newark at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in 2010, one of only three New Jersey State-Designated Level 1 Trauma Centers.

In 2011, Dr. Pardino completed an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, where he served as the assistant team physician for the 2010 NFL Super bowl champions, the New Orleans Saints, and the NBA New Orleans Pelicans. While residing in Southern California, Dr. Pardino established a comprehensive sports medicine program in conjunction with Desert Regional Medical Center and served as team physician for 5 local high schools and the 6-time Champion SoCal Coyotes developmental pro-football team.

Today, Dr. Pardino specializes in both nonoperative and operative treatment of sports medicine and extremity injuries, arthroscopic surgery of all major joints, shoulder replacement surgery, and fracture surgery. Dr. Pardino is fluent in Spanish and is known for his cutting-edge techniques and rapid-recovery outcomes, especially with knee, hip, and shoulder procedures.

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Selvon F. St. Clair, M.D


Dr. Selvon F. St. Clair is a board-certified orthopedic and spinal surgeon. He earned his medical degree and PhD in molecular biology/oncology at New York University School of Medicine (NYUSOM). Dr. St. Clair finished his orthopedic surgery residency at Cleveland Clinic and his spinal surgery fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine Spine Center, Georgia. He is the recipient of the NYUSOM Samuel Spiegel scholarship, Cleveland Clinic Innovator Award and the Best Orthopedic Resident Research Award.

Dr. St. Clair is currently ranked 100th in the nation and 1st in Ohio for spine surgeries based on the number of patients who have chosen him for surgery. He has served the Lima and Findlay communities for more than 11 years.

Dr. St. Clair specializes in the surgical treatment of spinal disorders. His clinical interests include degenerative disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine with focus on minimally invasive spinal surgery for stenosis and herniated disc, adolescent and adult scoliosis deformity surgery, spinal surgery, spinal tumors, infections, and trauma.

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