Fong, MD, FACS



Dr. Fong’s specialized skills in complex cardiac and thoracic surgery have been honed over 20 years and more than 5,000 cases. His ability involving a wide range of procedures adds an extra layer of expertise to our team.

His specialties and practice focus include:
• Coronary Bypass Surgery
• Valve replacement and repair
• Complex Aortic Surgery
• Thoracic/Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR/EVAR)
• Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation (MAZE procedure)
• Insertion of Pacemakers, Defibrillators and Biventricular devices
• Lung Resection

Klima, DO



Dr. Klima serves as the orthopedic surgeon and traumatologist for Sarasota Memorial’s Level II Trauma Center. In addition to his work with the hospital’s trauma team, he also works with orthopedic surgeons in the area and accepts patient referrals for complex orthopedic conditions and procedures.

He specializes in treating patients who have suffered traumatic orthopedic injuries, including:

  • Fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum,long bones and ribs
  • Peri-articular fractures, post traumatic limb salvage
  • Non-union of fractures, malunion of fractures, deformity correction
  • Soft tissue defects of the lower extremity
    and post-traumatic infections

Halbreich, MD, FACS



Dr. Halbreich is a board certified general surgeon who has practiced in Sarasota since 2003. His practice objective is to individualize care for each patient, treating their condition with as little risk and pain as possible.  This objective can include minimally invasive and traditional surgical treatments for diseases and conditions of the abdomen, breast and soft tissues.

His specialties and practice focus include: 

  • Anti-reflux Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Hernia Repairs
  • Breast Surgery

Hoffberger, DO, FACOS



Dr. Hoffberger has performed more than 2,500 cardiac and thoracic procedures, including coronary revascularization, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, mitral valve repair, complex multi-valve operations, high-risk operations, thoracic vascular reconstructions and cancer surgery.

He is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and is board certified in Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery and General Surgery. He also holds advanced certifications in trauma care and has trained medical students and residents for nearly 20 years. Dr. Hoffberger continues to serve his profession as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Nova Southeastern Medical School and Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery for Columbia University Medical Center, which affiliated with Sarasota Memorial’s cardiovascular-thoracic team in 2012.

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