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Katerina Backus, MD, FAAP

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Katerina Backus, MD, FAAP

Board-Certified Pediatric Sports Medicine Physician

  • Noted Lecturer, Advisor & Educator
  • Multiple Honors & Awards
  • Expertise in Musculoskeletal Injuries
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Bio

Katerina Backus, MD, FAAP is a board certified pediatric sports medicine physician who specializes in nonoperative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Backus works in concert with Dr. Woo to treat pediatric and adolescent disease processes and injuries that may affect their ability to optimally participate in daily activities, exercise or sports. She is a noted lecturer, advisor and educator, and was instrumental in the implementation of a sports concussion program at her previous practice. Multiple honors, awards and community service initiatives prove her dedication to the field of sports injury prevention and education. Her humanistic approach to patient care is also evidenced by her induction into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and multiple service awards. Dr. Backus is committed to providing her patients with quality, compassionate orthopaedic care. 

Profile

  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas
  • Pediatrics Residency, University of Florida and Shands Teaching Hospital, Gainesville, Florida
  • Pediatrics Internship, University of Florida and Shands Teaching Hospital, Gainesville, Florida
  • Medical Degree, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 

Memberships

  • 2009, Fellow (FAAP) American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 2008, Member, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • 2007, Member, American College of Sports Medicine
  • 2007, Member, American Academy of Pediatrics

Clinical Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation General Pediatrics, Gainesville, Florida
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Gainesville, Florida
  • Faculty, University of Florida, Department of Family Medicine, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, Gainesville, Florida

Location

Florida Center for Pediatric Orthopaedics - Orlando

2501 North Orange Avenue Suite 514
Orlando, FL 32804

Phone: 407.303.5687

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Florida Center for Pediatric Orthopaedics - Lake Mary

3801 W. Lake Mary Blvd.
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: 407.303.5687

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Florida Center for Pediatric Orthopaedics - Port Orange

5535 S. Williamson Blvd. Suite 700
Port Orange, FL 32128

Phone: 407.303.5687

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