Headshot of occupational therapist Christian Palermo of Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida
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Originally from Clearwater, Florida, Christian moved to Fort Myers to attend FGCU to achieve both his B.S. and M.S. degrees. After graduation, he moved back to Clearwater to work in a hand clinic where he received 4 years of excellent mentorship in specialized upper extremity orthopedics and surgical rehabilitation as well as neurological disorders. Christian then returned to Southwest Florida and joined the orthopedic rehabilitation team at Joint Implant Surgeons in 2020. Christian was recently married to his wife, Lauren, who he met in the Occupational Therapy program at FGCU and currently works as a home health Occupational Therapist across SWFL. In his free time, Christian enjoys playing with his dog, exercise, watching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and drawing.