Home' Nonahood News : NONA 050116 Contents Dr. William Felix to Head USA Basketball Medical Delegation to
2016 Olympic Games
Lake Nona’s own Dr. William Felix is headed to
Rio! As a medical consultant for the National Bas-
ketball Association, he will lead the medical logistics
team for USA Basketball in preparation for and dur-
ing the 2016 Olympic Games. As part of his duties, Dr.
Felix will travel to Rio prior to the Games to explore
and vet a variety of medical facilities and EMS ser-
vices to provide services to USA Basketball players in
case of injury during their time in Brazil. “We want
to have the best possible care standing by for these
world-class athletes who will represent our country
in the Olympics,” Dr. Felix says. “We look at the qual-
ity of the facilities, the technology available and make
sure that confidentiality can be guaranteed.” During
the Games, Dr. Felix will coordinate USA Basketball’s
medical contingent in the basketball arena, and serve
as a first-responder in a medical crisis for NBA staff.
Dr. Felix, whose office is located at Florida Hospital
Health Park-Lake Nona, is a board-certified physician
focusing on the treatment of sports injuries as well as
acute and chronic injury care for patients of all ages.
He is one of only 125 physicians in the United States
board certified in both sports and emergency medi-
cine. In his Lake Nona practice, Dr. Felix performs di-
agnostic and procedural musculoskeletal ultrasounds
to find non-surgical solutions for orthopaedic disor-
ders, including Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP),
regenerative medicine and ortho-biologics.
Treating athletes and non-athletes, including chil-
dren with special needs, Dr. Felix is uniquely qualified to
provide emergency orthopedic service, in the emergen-
cy room and on the sidelines. Dr. Felix completed a Fel-
lowship at Duke University School of Medicine’s prestig-
ious sports medicine program and went on to serve as
a team physician at Rollins College at Winter Park, FL.
Since 2010, he has served as the Medical Director
Global Games Clinical Consultant for the NBA dur-
ing local and national events, including
the 2012 Olympic Games in London. He is
also a medical consultant for CNN and is
fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
If you are experiencing orthopaedic
pain, make an appointment with Dr. Wil-
liam Felix at HealthParkLakeNona.com or
by calling 407.930.7801.
About Health Park Lake Nona
Health Park Lake Nona’s primary care
physicians and specialists are experts in
preventive medicine, early detection and
treatment of concerning health issues,
and management of acute and chronic ill-
nesses and injuries. In one unique facil-
ity, patients have access family medicine
physicians, in-house imaging and labora-
tory services, physical therapy and sports
Florida Hospital Health Park is located
within the glass building on the corner of
Narcoosee Rd. and Tavistock Lakes Blvd.,
just south of Lake Nona High School and
across the street from the Eagle Creek
Golf Course. 9975 Tavistock Lakes Blvd,
Orlando, FL 32827
About Florida Hospital Medical Group
Florida Hospital Medical Group (FHMG) is the
Orlando area’s most comprehensive multi-specialty
medical group practice. With more than 441 board-
certified physicians and surgeons, our group provides
patients with a broad range of medical and surgical
services in over 57 medical specialties.
Our neighborhood-based practices are located
throughout Central Florida in convenient and eas-
ily accessible locations in Lake, Orange, Osceola and
Seminole counties. From primary care to robotic sur-
gery and ground-breaking cancer treatment, FHMG
doctors and medical team support provide treatment
and care for our patients at their practices, as well
as at Florida Hospital’s eight campuses in Altamonte
Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Kissim-
mee, Orlando, Winter Park and Florida Hospital Wa-
terman in Tavares.
Dr. William Felix
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23 MAY 2016
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