Meet the Staff

The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care is staffed by caring, conscientious professionals dedicated to the highest standards of practice. Our primary goal is to achieve consistently superb clinical results for patients while respecting their dignity and time, and by making their entire experience as pleasant and comfortable as possible. From the moment the first appointment is made, through surgery, rehabilitation and after-care, our patients are treated with compassion and their concerns are our priority. Our staff is prepared to make your experience as pleasant and trouble-free as possible.

Physician Assistant: Susan Simonton, PA-C
Phone: 954-958-4842

Physician Assistant: Tamara Hudak, PA-C
Phone: 954-489-4827

Nurse Liaison: Rosemarie de la Cruz
Phone: 954-958-4817

International Patient Care Coordinator: Mary Lou Gomez
Phone: 954-489-4575

Patient Liaison and Office Coordinator at the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care:
Julie Zalabak
Phone: 954-489-4575

Patient Liaison at Holy Cross Hospital: Erica Sweitzer
Phone: 954-776-3024

Director of Orthopedics: Paul Bruning, DHA
Phone: 954-958-4569


Regional Practice Manager: Iris Rodriguez

Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute

Call 954-489-4575 or Email Us

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