BREAKING: Local Surgeon Found Deceased at Oak Hill Hospital, Possible Suicide
BROOKSVILLE – A sad day for the medical community, after a well-known orthopedic surgeon may have taken his own life late last night.
According to sources, Doctor Steven Ortiz of West Coast Musculoskeletal Institute in Brooksville was found deceased inside his vehicle at Oak Hill Hospital.
The cause and exact time of death have not been released by officials but next of kin have been notified.
Dr. Ortiz came to Oak Hill Hospital in 2015, where he specialized in orthopedic spine surgery. He received his medical degree at Stanford School of Medicine in Stanford, California and completed his surgical fellowship at Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Ortiz completed his residency at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, New York.
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