Board of Directors

Board of Directors


Peter F. Gearen, M.D.

Peter F. Gearen, M.D.

Peter F. Gearen, M.D. has served as a member of RTI’s board of directors since February 1998 and was named vice chairman of the board in February 2016. Dr. Gearen was chief of staff at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida and served as assistant dean of clinical affairs at the University of Florida College of Medicine from 1992 until 1999. He has been an associate professor at the University of Florida College of Medicine since 1993. Dr. Gearen was appointed chairman of the Department of Orthopedics in May 2002 and stepped down as chairman in June 2010. He retired from practice on June 30, 2012. Dr. Gearen holds a bachelor's degree from Spring Hill College and received his M.D. from the Stritch Loyola Medical School. Dr. Gearen has a depth of medical experience and healthcare knowledge and, as a former practicing orthopedic surgeon, is knowledgeable about RTI products and the orthopedic products market in general.