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Enhancing Mobility and Excelling in Care

Meet the Owner

Dr. John J. Perry, MD of Perry Orthopedics LLC in Melbourne, Florida has more 27 years of experience. He grew up with a diabetic brother and always spent time in the hospital a lot as a result. This sparked his fascination with becoming a doctor.

Since he was also mechanically inclined, he decided to specialize in orthopedic surgery when he took medicine. He has more than 20 years of experience as an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Perry primarily treats the following ailments:

  • Shoulder Pain

  • Knee Osteoarthritis

  • Knee Injuries

  • Shoulder Fractures

  • Knee Disorders

  • Knee Dislocation

  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)

  • Closed Fractures

  • Shoulder Dislocation

  • Hip Osteoarthritis

  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)

  • Hip Disorders


  • Perry Orthopedics LLC

Melbourne, Florida (Starting December 1, 2018)

  • Atlantic Orthopaedic Group Inc.

Melbourne, Florida (March 2015 to November 30, 2018)

  • Trauma, Arthroscopic, and Reconstructive Service

Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Florida (August 2010 to March 2015)

  • Head of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Service

Mammoth Hospital, Mammoth Lakes, California (August 2000 to August 30, 2010)

  • Associate Clinical Faculty

University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada (March 2002 to 2010)

  • Associate Clinical Faculty

University of California San Diego, School of Medicine (February 2002 to 2010)

  • Team Physician

United States Ski and Snowboard Association (August 2001 to 2015)

  • AO Faculty

AO North America Teaching Faculty (February 2007 to present)


  • Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Arthroscopy, joint reconstruction, and Sports Medicine

Durham, North Carolina (August 1999 to July 2000)

  • Residency: Orthopaedic, University of Hawaii Orthopaedic Residency Training Program

Honolulu, Hawaii (July 1995 to June 1999)

GME:Naval Flight Surgeon Training

Pensacola, Florida (September 1992 to April 1993)

  • Internship: San Diego Naval Medical Center

San Diego, California (June 1991 to June 1992)

  • Graduate: University of Michigan Medical School

MD Summa Cum Laude

Ann Arbor, Michigan (May 1991)

  • Undergrad: University of Michigan

BS with High Distinction, Microbiology

Ann Arbor, Michigan (May 1986)

  • High School: Grosse Ile High School

Class President, Graduate with High Honors

Grosse Ile, Michigan (May 1982)


  • Fellow - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

  • Diplomate - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS

  • Fellow - American Hip and Knee Society



  • Best Doctors 2009, 2015 to 2016

  • Health First 2017 Orthopedics Patient Experience Award

  • Maintenance of Certification; ABOS June 2011, 99% (Written Boards Certified Until 12/31/2022)

  • Board Certification; ABOS July 18, 2002, 99% Written Boards

  • Orthopaedic In-Service Examinations: 100, 99, 99, and 95%

  • Shriner’s Hospital 1998 Research Paper of the Year

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

  • Graduate Summa Cum Laude, Michigan Medical School

  • Honors College University of Michigan 1985 to 1986


  • Officer Indoctrination School, Top of Class Honors with both Academic and Military Excellence

  • Navy Achievement Medal

  • Navy Commendation Medal

  • Expert Pistol

  • Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship


  • Managing Bone Deficiency and Nonunions of the Proximal Femur

J.J. Perry MD, B. Winters MD, and J. Mast MD

Orthop Clin N Am 41 (2010) 105-118

  • Book Chapter: Sports Injuries: Shoulder Injuries. Mechanisms, Prevention and Treatment

J.J. Perry MD and L. Higgins MD; 2nd edition, Fu & Stone ed.

Lippincott, Williams &Wilkins, Jan. 2002, pp. 1015-48

  • Hematogenous Septic Arthritis of the Adult Hip

S. Yeargan III MD, J. Perry MD, T. Kane III MD, A. Richardson MD

Orthopedics; Vol 2, No 8, pp. 771-76

  • Anterior and Posterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture After Thermal Treatment

J.J. Perry MD and L. Higgins MD

Arthroscopy; Vol 16, No 7, pp. 732-736

  • Compartment Syndrome in the Well-Leg Holder

P. Mathews MD, J.J. Perry MD, and P. Murray MD

J Orthop Trauma; Vol 15, No. 8, pp. 581-583

Patient Awards

Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2018) 

Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018) 

Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistently high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2018)

Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

Hospital Affiliations

Holmes Regional Medical Surgery Unit

1350 Hickory Street

Melbourne, Florida 32901

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