Justin Deen



Square_40GU40_Honorees_Deen__Justin.jpgALUM_40Under40_Logo-white-01.pngJustin Deen
BABA '05, HS '16 |  Gainesville, FL

Assistant Professor/Attending Orthopedic Surgeon
University of Florida College of Medicine

Justin Deen is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in complex hip and knee replacement surgery. A lifelong Floridian, he received a bachelor’s degree in 2005 from the Warrington College of Business. After graduation, he completed medical school at Florida State University, where he was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha and the Gold Humanism Medical Honor Societies. He then returned to complete residency and fellowship training at the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at UF, and joined the faculty in 2017.

In addition to his academic appointment, Justin serves as the Director of Medical Operations for the Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute, which accounts for over 100,000 patient visits per year. He also sits on the board of directors for the Florida Orthopedic Society and committees of the Florida Medical Association and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Justin has been recognized as an “Emerging Leader” by the American Orthopedic Association, and in 2019 was accepted into the prestigious Health Policy Fellowship of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty, and has authored 13 peer-reviewed publications, primarily focused on value-based care and opioid reduction strategies. In recognition of his work, he was invited to serve on the Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee for Perioperative Pain, which has established national recommendations for opioid alternatives for patients following joint replacement surgery.