Dr. Day is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and open treatment of hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist injuries, as well as joint replacement surgery, fracture care, and general orthopaedics. He has published numerous peer reviewed journal articles, authored book chapters, and has presented his research at national meetings.
He completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Florida. As a fellow, Dr. Day worked closely with world-renowned orthopaedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. During the year, he was exposed to cutting edge treatment for various musculoskeletal injuries. His team physician experience included coverage of University of West Florida athletics, Escambia County High School Athletics, and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Minor League Baseball team (a Miami Marlins affiliate). Dr. Day also worked closely with many high-level college and professional athletes during this time with Dr. Andrews, including athletes from various organizations in the NFL and MLB. He was able to develop the operative and non-operative skills needed to treat these high-caliber athletes.
Dr. Day earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina, graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors. He was team captain of the Division I track and field team competing in the shot put and discus events in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). He subsequently earned his medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Health Science Center at Brooklyn. After medical school, he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at SUNY Downstate Health Science Center where he served as chief resident and received extensive training in orthopedic trauma, joint reconstruction, and general orthopaedics. During residency, he worked at a busy level one trauma center and was exposed to rare and unique orthopaedic pathology, often seeing patients traveling from other countries for care.
Dr. Day was born and raised on Long Island, New York. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, watching Formula 1, working out, traveling, and spending time outdoors.