A native of Sarasota, Dr. Askins graduated as Valedictorian of Riverview High School in Sarasota. He received his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.
Dr. Askins is a Diplomate at the National Board of Medical Examiners and a Fellow at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of AANA and AAHKS.
Dr. Askins takes an active leadership role in our community, supporting local schools in their academic and athletic programs. His practice speciallty focus in orthopedics is on trauma surgery, arthroscopic reconstruction, and total joint replacement using minimally invasive techniques.
Although privileged at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center and Doctors Hospital, Dr. Askins is one of only a select few orthopedic surgeons who performs true outpatient total knee replacement and outpatient total hip replacement surgery utilizing GulfCoast Surgery Center's exclusive protocol and relationship with HealthSouth. Patients from not only all over the United States but all over the world have visited Sarasota to avoid costly hospital bills and enjoy a faster recovery with their outpatient knee and hip replacements. If you are a candidate for a knee or hip replacement, call Vance Miller, MD today. Read about Dr. Askins and the practice in REAL Magazine.