Dr. Jorge FlorinJorge L. Florin, MD, FACS

Dr. Florin started his surgical practice in August 1991 covering the West Orange and South Lake County areas. The practice now has two offices, one in Ocoee and one in Clermont. With four surgeons on staff, each brings with him experience and expertise in many facets of general surgery. Dr. Florin’s primary interests include laparoscopic surgery, hernia repairs, bowel resections, appendectomies, and breast cancer care.

Dr. Florin is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has served as chief of surgery and chief of staff at Health Central as well as being appointed to the Board of Trustees of Health Central from 2005 to 2009 by former Governor Jeb Bush and reappointed by former Governor Charlie Crist. He is a member of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and the Lake-Sumter Medical Society. Dr. Florin has been recognized by his peers as one of “Orlando’s premier doctors” both in 2011 and in 2012.

Dr. Florin is married to Tami Florin and together they have six children. He enjoys playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with family.

 

Dr. Christopher JohnsonChristopher J. Johnson, DO, FACOS

Dr. Johnson relocated to Clermont, FL in 2002. In January 2004, along with Dr. Florin, they established Mid-Florida Surgical Associates and began providing surgical care to Lake, Sumter, and West Orange counties.

Dr. Johnson specializes in general surgery with interest in minimally invasive robotic procedures and robotic single site surgery. He was the first surgeon to perform a robotic procedure in South Lake County. He remains a strong supporter of minimally invasive procedures and stays abreast of the latest techniques. Robotic procedures are the most current technology available in general surgery today. Dr. Johnson’s interests are in colorectal, bowel, biliary, and hernia surgeries. Additionally, he provides care for patients with breast and endocrine disease.

Dr. Johnson is active in the community. He has served as chief of staff at South Lake Hospital for the past several years and previously served as chief of surgery. He is a member of the Florida Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association and Lake-Sumter Medical Society. He is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

He is married to Ann Johnson and they have 3 children. He enjoys family time, attending sporting events, and outdoor activities such as soccer and snowboarding.

 

Dr. Jason BoardmanJason A. Boardman, MD, FACS

After completion of surgical training, Dr. Boardman served 4 years in the U.S. Army where he received multiple military honors. In 2005, after his time in the Army, Dr. Boardman relocated to Clermont, FL to begin his career in private surgical practice. Dr. Boardman joined Mid-Florida Surgical Associates in 2010.

Dr. Boardman specializes in general surgery with interest in breast disease, vein treatments, and minimally invasive surgery with emphasis on oncological procedures for breast and colon. Along with Dr. Johnson, Dr. Boardman offers patients the latest in minimally invasive surgeries utilizing both the da Vinci robot as well as the TIF procedure (trans-oral incisionless fundoplication) a treatment for reflux/heartburn disease.

Dr. Boardman is highly respected in the community and serves as the president of the Lake-Sumter Medical Society. He is chief of surgery at South Lake Hospital and a member of the South Lake Hospital Foundation Board. Dr. Boardman is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has been recognized by the Florida Medical Association for his leadership and by the Consumer Research Council of America as “One of America’s Top Surgeons”.

Dr. Boardman is married to Dr. Mary Beth Lewis-Boardman and they have 2 children, Annabella and Sam. He enjoys traveling and playing golf.

 

Dr. Joseph ArmotradingJoseph M. Armotrading II, MD, FACS

After completion of surgical training, Dr. Armotrading began his private practice in Palatka, FL in 2004. He yearned to be closer to family and in August of 2009, Dr. Armotrading relocated to Ocoee and joined Mid-Florida Surgical Associates. He is honored to serve the West Orange and South Lake county communities.

Dr. Armotrading has special interests in breast diseases including minimally invasive breast procedures and treatment. He also has a passion for surgical oncology and newly emerging techniques.

Dr. Armotrading proudly served as a Major in the US Armed Forces and received many military honors. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Florida Medical Association and the Lake-Sumter Medical Society.

Dr. Armotrading enjoys exercising, music, and spending time with family and friends.

 

More About Our Surgeons

Our surgeons serve their communities not just in patient care and through financial contributions. They serve as Board Members and Officers to hospital committees such as: Medical Exec, Quality Review, Department of Surgery, New Program Development, By-Laws Committee, Governmental Relations Committee, Ambulatory Surgery Committee, Critical Care, Planning and Building, Credentials Committee, Product Standardization, ICU/PCU Committee, Quality Control Committee and all are active staff at South Lake Hospital and Health Central.

Our surgeons also serve as community leaders at national, state, and local levels with their participation in Lake-Sumter Medical Society, The American Medical Association, and The American Osteopathic Association. In addition, they donate their surgical services to Shepherd’s Hope of Orange County and We Care of Lake County. They are actively involved in local events such as Relay for Life, which is committed to the fight against cancer. Dr. Johnson is an adjunct professor at Michigan State and Dr. Boardman is an adjunct professor at University of Central Florida.

Dr. Florin serves as President of Mid-Florida Surgical Associates and, with the combined efforts of himself and his colleagues, looks forward to providing continued surgical services to the surrounding community.