Rahul V. Deshmukh, MD

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon | Sports Medicine Specialist

deshmukhDr. Deshmukh is a Harvard-trained specialist in sports medicine, advanced arthroscopy, and minimally invasive joint replacement of shoulders, hips and knees. Formerly Assistant Team Physician to the Boston Celtics. A Jacksonville native, Dr. Deshmukh is a nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon who consistently stays on the forefront of orthopedic procedures.


Medical Degree

  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Trauma Fellowship

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Sports Medicine Fellowship

  • New England Baptist Bone and Joint Institute, Boston, MA

Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

  • New England Baptist Bone and Joint Institute, Boston, MA


  • Board-Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Athletic Affiliation

  • Former Assistant Team Physician to Boston Celtics

Patients that Inspire

“After 20 painful years, I decided it was time to improve my mobility with a total shoulder replacement. Dr. Deshmukh was the perfect doctor for the job! He has a great interest in helping his patients understand the process of the surgery and there is always time for every question or concern. Dr. Deshmukh keeps current with the latest research and technology so you know you are getting the best care! To say that I am satisfied with my results is an understatement. The pain I suffered with for so long is now gone and there is no grinding or locking in my shoulder. If my other shoulder should need surgery, I will not hesitate to make that appointment.”

-Linda D

“I had oncoming injury due to bone spurs causing degeneration in my shoulder. One day, while fishing, my shoulder locked up on me. I was in pain for over two years. Over those years, regular household chores became difficult and I couldn’t fish. I am an accountant and working became difficult. I had to lift my arm onto the desk with my other arm in order to use the calculator! I came to Southeast Orthopedic Specialists for a reverse total shoulder replacement because my uncle had surgery here as well and praised his results. My results are wonderful. I was quite impressed from beginning to end with the whole setup and the Deshmukh team. They go above and beyond and put the patient on top, which is where they should be! If anyone asks me about surgery, I tell them, if you go anywhere else you’re making a mistake!”

-Janice P.

Frank Collier – Pain Management Specialist | SouthEast Orthopedic Specialist

Frank Collier, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Management Specialist

Dr. Frank Collier is a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician and Pain Management Specialist who specializes in the treatment of injuries and illnesses that affect how people move and function while living with pain.



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