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Dr. Barry Craythorne

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Dr. Barry Craythorne is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who is fellowship trained in Sports Medicine. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgical treatment of the knee, shoulder and hip.

Dr. Craythorne is one of the most highly respected orthopedic surgeons in Tampa. He is a Team Physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers since 2016 and is presently the team’s Head Orthopedic Surgeon. He is also been a member of the National Football League Physicians Society since 2016.

Dr. Craythorne favors a conservative approach to many conditions utilizing skilled rehabilitation on premises.

Tampa Bay Orthopedics takes pride in our excellent outcomes using superior surgical techniques that have been proven over time. Our goal is to provide you with the best outcome for your condition, coupled with fast return to your active lifestyle.

Why Tampa Bay Orthopaedics?

Voted a Top Doc by Tampa Magazine for several years in a row, Dr. C. Barry Craythorne is a nationally recognized orthopaedic surgeon, board certified in surgical repair of sports medicine injuries.  He has been a Team Physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers since 2016 and is presently the Head Team Orthopedic Surgeon. He has also been a member of the National Football League Physicians Society since 2016, and has provided medical coverage for the Outback Bowl since 1995.

Specialized in Sports Injuries

More than 30 years of professional experience, double-board certified in orthopadeics and sports medicine.

Top Quality Care

Consistently rated Top Doctor by Tampa Magazine for 2018 and 2019.

Tampa Bay Surgical Centers

Dr. Craythorne offers patients same-day surgery options at two of Tampa’s finest surgical centers.


We specialize in sports-related orthopaedic injuries, from professional athletes and performers, to the weekend warrior. We help you regain your active lifestyle.

Achilles tendon ruptures are most often seen in “weekend warriors”—typically, middle-aged people participating in sports in their spare time. 

We treat various injuries that occur in the elbow in the throwing and non-throwing athlete. Learn more…

Whether you have just begun exploring treatment options or have already decided to undergo hip replacement surgery, learn more about the process of total hip replacement. 

Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries. Learn more about your surgical and non-surgical options.

Rotator cuff tears is a common cause of pain and disability among adults. Each year, almost 2 million people visit their doctors because of a rotator cuff problem. Learn more…

Overhand throwing places high stresses on the shoulder, specifically to the anatomy that keeps the shoulder stable. High stresses are repeated many times and can lead to a wide range of overuse injuries.

If you’re experiencing shoulder pain from repetitive movements, read more here. Learn more about your treatment options.

Professional Credentials

Dr. Barry Craythorne is among Tamba Bay’s most distinguished and qualified orthopaedic surgeons.

Tampa Orthopedic surgeon Barry Crathorne is a fello of the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

Tampa Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Barry Craythorne is among Tamba Bay’s best reviewed orthopaedic surgeons.

Our Most Important Patient: You

You receive the latest diagnostic and outpatient surgical techniques thanks to our extensive experience serving as team physicians and in treating thousands of sports injuries.

We help all active adults return to their particular activity or sport as quickly and as safely as possible.

But what makes our office truly unique is the individual attention to your surgical case.

We do not employ Physicians Assistants or Nurse Practitioners, so Dr. Craythorne evaluates and treats you on an individual basis. 

Experience the difference. Please call us today to schedule your appointment with Tampa Bay’s top orthopaedic surgeon.

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    508 S. Habana Ave., Suite 335,
    Tampa, Florida 33609


    (813) 254-9586

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