Tony Rhorer, MD

Principal | Managing Partner | International Development
In addition to starting as a SurgCenter Development Principal in 2017, Dr. Tony Rhorer is a board certified fellowship trained orthopaedic trauma surgeon with a special interest in post traumatic reconstruction, limb lengthening and deformity correction.
Dr. Rhorer grew up in the Phoenix metropolitan area. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona where he studied molecular and cellular biology. Dr. Rhorer earned his Doctor of Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina. He then went on to complete the esteemed orthopaedic surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center. During his residency, Dr. Rhorer traveled to Kurgan, Russia where he spent two months working at the Russian Ilizarov Science Center for Restorative Orthopaedics and Traumatology. After his residency, Dr. Rhorer was privileged to be an orthopaedic trauma fellow at the renowned Florida Orthopaedic Institute/Tampa General Hospital.

Sonoran Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons, P.L.L.C. was founded by Dr. Rhorer in 2005. Today, SOTS has eight board certified orthopaedic trauma surgeons and a one year trauma fellowship. For ten years Dr. Rhorer led the orthopaedic trauma program in Scottsdale, Arizona while helping to develop programs at other level one trauma centers. During his tenure as a trauma surgeon, Dr. Rhorer has been invited all over the world to lecture on aspects of orthopaedic trauma and post traumatic reconstruction.

Dr. Rhorer is a founding surgeon and the CEO of the Surgcenter at Paradise Valley, one of the first SCD developments in Arizona. In addition to many projects in the United States, Dr. Rhorer has served as the international business development partner to SCD with ongoing projects in the United Kingdom and greater European Union.