SPORTS & REGENERATIVE
Dr. Luga Podesta
Luga Podesta, MD is a nationally recognized leader in regenerative orthopedics and sports medicine. He is the Director of Regenerative Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at the Bluetail Medical Group-Naples where he specializes in advanced non-surgical cell based orthobiologic and image guided treatments for orthopedic, musculoskeletal related sports injuries and degenerative joint conditions. For 3 decades, Dr. Podesta has provided elite and personalized care to elite athletes, musicians and performers, which he carries forward in his day to day practice for all patients that seek his unique expertise. Throughout his career, Dr. Podesta has been dedicated to restoring his patient’s quality of life and set the industry standard for advanced non-surgical orthopedic care. He takes great pride in his ability to quickly and safely return patients to the life they choose to live; whether that is playing professional sports, a musical instrument, working, or enjoying recreational activities.
Dr. Podesta is Team Physician to the Florida Everblades Hockey Team and a Consultant to Major League Baseball Umpires and the World Baseball Classic. Dr. Podesta has extensive experience as a Head Team Physician, Team Physician and Consultant for numerous professional and collegiate sports teams, the music and entertainment Industries.
Regenerative orthopedics focuses on stimulating and enhancing our bodies natural ability to respond to orthopedic injury and heal itself. Regenerative orthopedics applies advanced orthobiologic techniques, each with the potential to stimulate the immune system and increase the body’s natural ability to heal.
Sports related injuries can occur whether you are a competitive athlete, dancer, musician or a
weekend warrior. How injuries are treated will directly affect outcome, recovery and return to
sports and an active lifestyle.
When the show must go on and you are unable to perform, your physicians experience is extremely important! Performance related injuries can occur whether you are a professional drummer, concert pianist or high school dancer. Choosing the correct physician with experience and knowledge of your craft daily and performance requirements is essential for you to return the highest level.
1201 Piper Blvd, Suite 24
Naples, Florida 34110
Phone: (239) 631-1960
Fax: (239) 631-5967