Meet our staff

About Chris Curry, ARNP

Dr. Curry holds a doctorate in Professional Nursing, which is the highest degree of education that one can attain in the field of nursing. He also holds an Advance Registered Nurse Practioner (ARNP) degree.  

 

Dr. Curry served our country flying H-60 helicopters during Desert Storm and was awarded the Navy Flying Cross and Silver Star for actions during this conflict.

After his service in the Navy, he received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida. While working at the Tampa General Trauma Center as an RN, he obtained his Masters Degree as an ARNP.

 

Dr Curry also has a Doctorate of Professional Nursing (DPN) and is Board Certified in Family Practice and Functional Medicine and has a fellowship in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Curry and his family are residents of Leesburg and are very involved in the community. He provides medical advice and assistance to the Leesburg High School sports programs. He is also on the board of the Lake-Sumter Boys & Girls club.

Dr. Curry also hosts a talk show on the local popular 1410 AM radio station and takes calls from the area to answer on air.

About Richard Valenzuela, M.D.

Richard Valenzuela, M.D. is a fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine. Dr Valenzuela’s practice focuses on the treatment of shoulder, elbow, knee, ankle injuries resulting from trauma, sport related injuries, and degenerative conditions. Dr. Valenzuela is committed to outstanding clinical care and strives to provide the most advanced operative and non-operative treatment of injury related orthopedic and sports medicine conditions with an emphasis on elimination of pain, joint preservation, and restoration of function to safely allow patients to return to daily activities as soon as possible.

Dr Valenzuela tries to maximize non-surgical options and utilizes progressive surgical techniques when surgery is the only option. He specializes in outpatient arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder and knee; including but not limited to arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, labral reconstructions following shoulder dislocations, SLAP tears, knee ligament injuries including ACL, PCL tears and knee dislocations, multi-ligament knee injuries, and knee cartilage procedures as well as meniscus repair procedures. He also specializes in the management of knee patella-femoral injuries.

Dr. Valenzuela earned his medical degree in Guadalajara, Mexico where he Graduated in the top 10% of his class. He completed a Research Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN where he published over 20 scientific articles related to cartilage reconstruction, osteoarthritis and bone tumors. Dr. Valenzuela then completed an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Puerto Rico where he also earned a Post-Doctoral Master of Science Degree in Clinical Research. He relocated to Michigan to complete his Orthopedic Surgery Sports fellowship at the Detroit Medical Center where he further honed his skills in all aspects of the musculoskeletal examination, joint-preserving surgery, ligament reconstruction, lower-limb alignment surgery and arthroscopic surgery procedures.

Regina Curry, Manager

Gina Curry is an experienced trauma nurse. She manages the day to day operations of the office.

Education

Certified RN, BSN, ICP, AAMSN, CSRN,

PICC, ACLS & PALS

Previous certifications in CNOR, TCRN

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Office Receptionist

A smiling face will 

greet you when you check in 

and help you with any

paperwork you may need.

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Kim Allman

Office Manager

Kim has over 30 years of management experience  with a degree in banking and finance from U of F.  She handles all the billing and insurance, patient records, supplies and much more.