Meet Dr. Michael Broom, Founder and Medical Director of Florida Spine Care Center
Dr. Broom was raised in New York, the eldest of 7 children. He attended Dartmouth where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and was immediately accepted by the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City where he received his MD. Dr. Broom then completed his Orthopedic Residency at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut and was recruited for a Spine Fellowship program at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
After years of education, he decided to make his permanent home in Sunny Florida where he has lived since 1988.
He has trained a number of Spine Surgeons and has been Director of Florida Spine Care Center’s Orthopedic Spine fellowship program. Additionally, Dr. Broom has been involved as an instructor in the Orthopedic Residency Program at Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Broom has published numerous articles regarding disorders of the spine including a chapter in a major orthopedic surgery text book. He has an appointment as an assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery at UCF College of Medicine and is often requested to lecture at educational conferences and meetings.
Dr. Broom is a proud recipient of The Patient’s Choice Award for excellence in healthcare in the state of Florida and is honored to be nominated by his patients and colleagues for many other awards and accolades.
Dr. Broom is married to a charming woman named Jet and has six children and one stepchild. Several of his children have decided to also make a career in healthcare. Michael Jr. is in medical equipment and sales, Christina Broom has made her career as a Physician’s Assistant, Angela Broom as a Nurse Practitioner and Jennifer Broom is currently enrolled in nursing school. His second son, Kevin Broom is currently employed by Apple as a software engineer and his step daughter, Heather is employed by Google. The youngest of the family, Stephen, presently attends high school and Dr. and Mrs. Broom plan to give him a few more years to figure out his career path.
The doctor has many hobbies which include tennis and water skiing and is also an avid reader of both fiction and non-fiction. His favorite band is the Beatles and his favorite sports team is the New York Yankees. He has a large collection of memorabilia that has been given to him throughout the years by employees, patients and friends. Dr. Broom continues to receive great satisfaction in helping his patients overcome their injuries and ailments so that they can lead healthier more active lives and plans to do so for a very long time.
- Broom, M.J. and Fulkerton, J.P.: the Plica Syndrome: A New Perspective. Orthop. Clin. Of No. America, 17:279-281, April 1986.
- Broom, M.J., Krompinger, W. J., and Bond, S.D.: Fracture of the Atlantal Arch Causing Atlantoaxial Instability. J. Bone Joint Surg., 68A:1289-1301. October, 1986.
- Broom, M.J. and Gossling, H.R.: the Use of Electricity in Treating Ununited Fractures. Connecticut Medicine, 50:786-789, December 1986.
- Broom, M.J. and Beebe, R.D.: Emphysematous Septic Arthritis Due to Klebsiella Pneumoniae. Clin. Orthop., 226-219-221, January 1989.
- Broom, M.J., Banta, J.V., and Renshaw, T.S.: Spinal Fusion Augmented with Luque-Rod Instrumentation for the Treatment of Neuromuscular Scoliosis. J. Bone Joint Surg., 71A:32-44, January 1989.
- Broom, M.J., and Raycroft, J.F.: Complications of Fractures of the Cervical Spine in Ankylosing Spondylitis. Spine 13:763-766, 1988.
- Broom, M.J., Jacobs, R.R.: Current Status of Internal Fixation of Thoracolumbar Fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 3:148-155, 1989.
- Broom, M.J., Price, C.P., Flynn, J.C.: Adult Scoliosis: Current Concepts. Journal of the Florida Medical Association, 77:21-23, January 1990.
- Cain, J.E., Lauerman, W.C., Rosenthal, H.G., Broom, M.J., Jacobs, R.R.: Quantification of Leakage Pressures after Durotomy Repairs in the Canine. Spine 9:969-970, 1990.
- Cain, J.E., Lauerman, W.C., Rosenthal, H.G., Broom, M.J., Jacobs, R.R.: Histomorphologic Sequence of Dural Repair: Observations in the Canine Model. Spine 16:319-323, 1991.
- Supik, L.J., Broom, M.J.: Epidural Lipoma Causing a Myelographic Block in a patient with Sciatica and Lumbosacral Spondylolisthesis. J. Bone Surg. 73A:1991.
- Broom, M.J.: Foraminal and Extraforaminal Lumbar Disc Herniations. Clinical Orthopaedics. 289:118-126, 1993.
- Broom, M.J., Montesano, Pasquale, McLain, Robert F.: Surgical treatment of Adult Scoliosis. Chapter 211 in Chapman’s Operative Orthopaedics, Second Edition, J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1993.
- Broom, M.J., Congenital Anomalies of the Lumbosacral Spine Causing Nerve Root Entrapment: The role of High Resolution Computed Tomograph (CT) in Diagnosis. Orthopaedics, 17:63-67, January 1994.
- Supik, L.J., Broom, M.J.: Evaluation of Sciatic Tension Signs in Lumbar Disc Herniation. Spine May 1994, Volume 19, Page 1006.