Garry S. Kitay, MD


Dr. Kitay is now able to provide Telehealth Visits through the Free Zoom App.

Dr. Kitay is a graduate of Brandeis University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. His residency was completed at the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed a fellowship in adult and pediatric hand surgery, upper extremity reconstruction and microsurgery at the renowned Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center. Dr. Kitay is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand with a Certificate of Added Qualification in hand surgery. Also, he received the Orthopaedic Research Society New Investigator Recognition Award and the Zimmer Annual Travel Award.

Since coming to Jacksonville, Dr. Kitay has published several articles and completed research on the treatment of arthritis. He has also served as President of the Northeast Florida Orthopaedic Society.

As a hand and upper extremity specialist, Dr. Kitay treats all disorders of the hand, elbow, and shoulder in patients of all ages. When surgery is necessary, minimally invasive techniques are utilized whenever possible, in order to bring about the quickest and safest recovery for each patient. These techniques include endoscopic carpal tunnel release, needle aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s contracture and percutaneous release for trigger fingers. Other surgical procedures commonly performed include arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, and microsurgery.  Dr. Kitay has certainly reached the highest level of achievement in this discipline.

Dr. Kitay has been a member of JOI since 1996. He and his wife enjoyed raising three children in Jacksonville. In addition to his medical career and family activities, Dr. Kitay enjoys water sports, reading, and exercising.

He practices at San Marco.

Team Physician Hand Specialist for the Jacksonville Jaguars

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  • Evaluation, Diagnosis & Treatment of:
    • Disorders from the fingers to the shoulder
    • All ages
    • Congenital disorders
    • Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Percutaneous Trigger Finger Release
    • Needle Aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture
    • Arthroscopic procedures from hand to shoulder
  • Total Joint Replacement
    • Shoulder
    • Elbow
    • Wrist
    • Hand joints
  • Fracture Care
    • Splinting
    • Casting
    • Surgical treatment
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Shoulder
  • Arthroscopy Hand
  • Arthroscopy Elbow
  • Broken Bone
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Dislocated Shoulder
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Elbow Pain
  • Finger Disorders
  • Fractures
  • Fracture Care
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Hand
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Mallet Finger
  • Microsurgery
  • Needle Aponeurotomy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)
  • Percutaneous Release for Trigger Finger
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Scaphoid Non-Union
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sprained Wrist
  • Sprains
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Thumb Arthritis
  • Thumb Pain
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Replantation
  • Upper Extremity Specialist
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain


Listen to:


Dr. Kitay on First Coast Living (2018)

Dr. Kitay on First Coast Living (2017)

Acromioclavicular Joint or AC joint (Video)

Jersey Finger Injury

Rotator Cuff

Advances In The Treatment Of Dupuytren’s Disease

Rotator Cuff Tears

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