Meet the Team
At the orthopedic practice of Dr. Michael J. Buscemi, Jr. in Tampa, Florida, our staff offers skilled and compassionate care to each of our patients. Our providers’ many years of experience, combined with state-of-the-art technology, affords our patients the highest quality of care and better treatment outcomes. To make an appointment to see Dr. Buscemi, call (813) 926-4010.
We invite you to learn more about our team below.
Michael J. Buscemi Jr., D.O.
Board-certified orthopedic surgeon
Dr. Michael J. Buscemi is a Tampa native who graduated from Chamberlain High School and the University of South Florida. He completed his Osteopathic medical degree in Kansas City, Missouri, and subsequently completed an Orthopedic Surgical Residency in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Dr. Buscemi served in the United States Air Force, stationed at MacDill, AFB as the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery. He was deployed in 1991 in support of the U.S. Central Command headed by General Norman Schwarzkopf during Desert Storm.
Dr. Buscemi is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, with expertise in primary and revision total hip, primary and revision total knee, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing as well as minimally-invasive procedures. Dr. Buscemi is also proficient in caring for general orthopedic conditions, including but not limited to broken bones, ligament reconstruction, and traumatic injuries.
Dr. Buscemi has practiced in the Tampa area since 1991. He has presented papers and has been published locally as well as nationally.
Anjali Bhat, PA-C
Board-certified physician assistant
Anjali Bhat received a bachelor's of science in Health and Sport Studies from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She then earned her master's degree in Physician Assistance from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.
Ms. Bhat is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is certified in both basic and advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Ms. Bhat serves as an additional health care provider in our office and accompanies Dr. Buscemi as a first assistant in the operating room during surgery.
Griselly graduated as a Medical Assistant from Everest University in 2000. She is fluent in English and Spanish and has over twelve years of experience in a clinical setting. Griselly has worked with Dr. Buscemi for the past five years and brings a compassionate and empathetic approach to our practice.
Rebecca has been with Dr. Buscemi for a little over two years now. She has worked in the medical field for over 10 years and brings a refreshing sense of calm when assisting our surgical patients during the scheduling and pre-operative process.
Joel: Radiology Technologist
Joel is a Radiology Technologist specializing in orthopedic radiology with over 15 years of experience. He takes the time and care to ensure that you are comfortable throughout your procedures.