• Eric J. Yetter

The Orthopaedic Institute - Buyer Spotlight

PE Firm

Private equity firm Varsity Healthcare Partners completed a recapitalization and growth equity partnership with The Orthopaedic Institute in the fall of 2017. The Orthopaedic Institute is a Gainesville, Florida practice with approximately 35 physicians (at the time of the deal).

Varsity Healthcare Partners is known as an early mover in healthcare services. It was one of the first to invest in ophthalmology, among other specialties.

Activity & Geography

In addition to its founding practice, The Orthopaedic Institute has acquired six practices throughout Florida and in Colorado. The Steadman Clinic - a nationally renowned practice with a very robust training and research program - served as a second platform in the Vail Valley region.


OrthoAspen; Aspen, CO

Florida Spine & Pain; The Villages, FL

The Steadman Clinic; Vail, CO

Citrus Orthopaedic & Joint Institute; Lecanto, FL

Ocala Orthopaedic Care; Ocala, FL

James B. Duke, MD; Ocala, FL

The Orthopaedic Institute; Gainesville, FL

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