Caring Team

Florida Spine & Sports Specialists is composed of a dedicated team of Doctors & Specialists in each area of service. Each team is designed to provide the highest quality of care and comfort for each patient on a personal level, and build a relationship that will last a lifetime. We pride ourselves on extensive research and development, excellent customer service and friendly staff to guide our patients along what could be extremely challenging times.

Our Doctors

Kevin Douglas Cairns, M.D.

Dr. Kevin Cairns was born in Los Angeles, received his M.D. from New York Medical College and fulfilled his residency at Harvard Medical School. He also received a fellowship in neurology from Harvard as well as a fellowship in Interventional Spine Physiatry from Georgia Pain Physicians, Emory University in Atlanta. He is an expert in Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation and stays on the leading edge of innovation in non-invasive and minimally invasive spinal treatments.

Dr. Cairns was appointed by the Governor to the Board of Medicine. In addition, he is the chairman of office surgery for the state of Florida, and serves as Vice Chairman of Credentialing of Physicians in Florida.

He is married. An outdoor enthusiast, he is a tri-athlete who also enjoys windsurfing, fishing, music and theatre.

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Harold Lawrence Dalton, D.O.

Dr. Larry Dalton was born in Norfolk, VA, and raised in Melbourne, FL. He received both his B.S. and M.S. in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Florida. He fulfilled his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern University, and was an Interventional Spine Physiatry Fellow at Georgia Pain Physicians/Emory University, receiving his fellowship in interventional pain management.

Dr. Dalton is married with two children. His wide range of interests include fishing, exercise, cooking, travel, scuba, college football, and martial arts.

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We are pleased to announce that Dr. Paese is now accepting Blue Cross Patients.

Dr. Giuseppe Paese, DO, FAAPMR

Dr. Paese is a highly trained and educated physician who holds board certifications in five separate specialties. He is board certified in Stem Cell Therapies, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine and Chiropractic.

Dr. Paese graduated from Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency from Detroit Medical Center (DMC)/Wayne State University (WSU) and then went on to complete a subspecialty fellowship in Pain Medicine from DMC/WSU as well. Dr. Paese also holds a Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan University and a certification in Chiropractic Sports Medicine (CCSP) from National University of Health Sciences.

He has been awarded the prestigious honor of Hour Detroit Magazine Top Doctor for 6 years in Pain Medicine/Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Kalman D. Blumberg, M.D.

Dr. Kal Blumberg is a south Florida native, He received his B.S. at Tulane and his M.D. at the University of Miami. He received his spine surgery fellowship from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital & Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

He is married, with three children and loves to fish and to spend time on the water, particularly enjoying the environment of the Florida Keys flats and backcountry. He’s a tournament level fisherman, having won the prestigious Redbone Tournament which supports research to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.

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William Porter McRoberts, M.D.

Having recently returned from a sailing and research sabbatical, Dr. McRoberts has joined Florida Spine Specialists. Prior to joining, Dr McRoberts built and directed the multi speciality research and practice group, Holy Cross Interventional Spine and Pain Medicine Program. Having authored multitudes of research articles and book chapters, served as primary investigator and research scientist on dozens of research trials with the FDA, lectured and taught world wide on his design and innovation of novel approaches to the treatment of pain and spine disorders, he is keen to start this new chapter, in private practice, with Florida Spine Specialists.

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George L. Caldwell, Jr., MD

A Fort Lauderdale native, Dr. Caldwell graduated from Pine Crest School and received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his medical degree from Wake Forest University.

He served his residency in orthopedic surgery at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery (Cornell University Medical School) in New York City.

He has completed sports medicine fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh and the International Shoulder Fellowship in Switzerland.

Dr. Caldwell is a diplomate with the National Board of Medical Examiners, board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, and is also board certified in sports medicine. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, NFL Team Physicians Society, Major League Baseball Physicians, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Former Head Team Physician for the Miami Dolphins (NFL)

  • Member of Executive Committee of NFL Physicians Society

  • Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Board Certified Sports Medicine Subspecialty

Dr. Caldwell has been published in medical periodicals and has presented numerous times before his peers and in educational forums for the public. He has also served as the Head Team Physician for the Miami Dolphins. More information about Dr. Caldwell can be found at https://www.caldwellsportsmedicine.com/

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Physician Assistants

Our Physicians Assistants have been in the field for over 11 years, specializing in spine and pain management. They pride themselves on their academic pedigrees, stemming as far as Kansas State University to right here in South Florida at Nova Southeastern University, as well as their ability to care for each individual patient as if they are the only ones. They go above and beyond for each patient & will help make the process as painless as possible.

Training and Rehabilitation

Our training and rehabilitation center is top of the line. Consistent with our holistic approach, we have a substantial amount of space dedicated to physical therapy, supervised exercise programs, Yoga and Pilates. With all procedure and rehabilitation options under one roof, your physician is able to monitor every aspect of your treatment and recovery. The Florida Spine & Sports Specialists facility was designed with you in mind, to maximize your comfort and to provide the best possible health care experience.

Nurses

Our nursing team is the most unique in South Florida. Our nurses go above and beyond, holding each patient’s hand throughout the entirety of their surgery. Our nurses have extensive educational backgrounds and experience in the field, ensuring our patients that they will receive undivided attention and the highest degree of care. They will make sure that all of your needs are met and will guide you through your journey to recovery, answering any questions you may have and providing you with all the resources you need to make the recovery process as painless as possible.

Medical Staff

Medical staff information coming soon.

Administrative

The Administrative team at Florida Spine & Sports Specialists are our heroes behind the scenes. They keep Florida Spine & Sports running smoothly and efficiently, and will do the same for you. Whether it’s your check-in process or billing, our team is dedicated to providing you with the best experience possible, regardless of the situation. You are guaranteed to leave our office pain-free and smiling!