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 five surgeons on staff, each brings with him experience and expertise in many facets of general surgery. Dr. Florin’s primary interests include minimally invasive robotic procedures including: 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. 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. He is recognized as a Master Surgeon for Robotics by the Surgical Review Corporation. 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 both the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Johnson is married to Ann Johnson and together they have three children. He enjoys family time, attending sporting events, and outdoor activities such as soccer and snowboarding.
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 is a general surgeon with interest in robotics and minimally invasive surgeries to treat various conditions including, hernias, colorectal diseases, bowel, biliary, gastric reflux, and endocrine disorders. He also is experienced in treatment of cancer of the breast, colon, skin, and thyroid. He treats venous disease for varicose and spider veins.
He uses advanced technologies including the da Vinci robot, Linx and THD, as well as the ability to perform ultrasound/ultrasound guided procedures.
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 together they have two children, Annabella and Sam. He enjoys traveling and playing golf.
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 is married to Lynn Armotrading and together they have three children. He enjoys exercising, music, and spending time with family and friends.
Mid-Florida Surgical Associates is happy to announce that Dr. Alexander D. Schroeder has joined the practice. He works with Dr. Jorge L. Florin, Dr. Christopher J. Johnson, Dr. Jason A. Boardman, and Dr. Joseph M. Armotrading II in providing state of the art surgical care to West Orange and South Lake County communities. Dr. Schroeder sees patients at the Ocoee, Clermont, and Horizons West offices as of September 1, 2020.
Dr. Schroeder received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Hamburg Medical Faculty in Germany. In 2014, he completed postgraduate research on minimally invasive hernia repair techniques. He then completed his residency at Creighton University School of Medicine. Dr. Schroeder’s interest and extensive study in minimally invasive and robotic surgery techniques is due to the benefits they provide patients.
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 University and Dr. Boardman is an adjunct professor at the 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.