Dr. Katerina Backus




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Pediatric Orthopedist

Dr. Katerina Backus

Katerina Backus, MD, FAAP is a board-certified sports medicine physician at Florida Center for Pediatric Orthopaedics. She is one of only a few select physicians to have achieved a patient satisfaction rating in the 99th percentile from surveys conducted by Press Ganey from 2013-2015, and has earned multiple awards for her outstanding academic achievements. Her specialties include pediatric sports injuries, nonoperative musculoskeletal injuries, pediatric diseases affecting kids’ mobility, and concussion management. A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Richmond, she attended medical school at the University of Maryland, where she received a Gudelsky Foundation Scholarship and was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honors societies. Dr. Backus carried out her internship and residency training in pediatrics at the University of Florida/Shands Teaching Hospital in Gainesville before embarking on an advanced fellowship in primary care sports medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.