WCMI-MartinMartin Canillas, MD is a Sports Medicine Physician, located in Brooksville, FL, as well as Hudson, FL, who provides non-surgical, conservative general orthopedics treatments to his patients, and specializes in acute and chronic sports injuries and pre-existing medical conditions that could have a negative impact in sports performance.

A graduate of the Universidad Nacional de Asuncion in Paraguay, Dr. Canillas was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina but raised in Asuncion, Paraguay where he completed his medical education. Looking to improve his skills and expand his possibilities he moved to the United States to pursue a career in Sports Medicine.  He chose the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City to begin his post-medical training, first in Family Medicine and later on in Sports Medicine where he was honored with the “Best Teacher as Resident” award.

During his training in Sports Medicine and non-surgical Orthopedics, he had the opportunity to be exposed and take care of elite athletes in the NBA (Oklahoma City Thunder), NCAA Division I (Oklahoma Sooners), AAA Baseball (OKC Red Hawks), AHL (OKC Barons) and several Division II Universities and High Schools. Dr. Canillas has also been part of medical teams in charge of sporting events such as in marathons and Ironman Triathlons.

After completing all his medical training Dr. Canillas worked as a part of a multi-specialty group in Bristol, CT for 3 years where he became a very renowned doctor in the city and surrounding towns.

With extensive, real-world experience in the overall treatment of many musculoskeletal conditions, Dr. Canillas aims to help those suffering from orthopedic health issues in which surgery may not be the best solution.

Dr. Canillas with his wife Violeta and three daughters, re-located to Pasco County where they decided to settle.  A former professional basketball player, avid soccer and tennis fan, Dr. Canillas and his family are enjoying the Florida lifestyle.

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Dr. Canillas specializes in sports medicine and non-operative orthopedics. Most musculoskeletal conditions, sports related or not, are not surgically approached.  Dr. Canillas philosophy is to try all conservative measures first to treat these detracting health issues and prevent future exacerbations.

Dr. Canillas specializes in:

  • General orthopedic treatments for osteoarthritis
  • Non-surgical treatment of pain in the shoulder, knee, hip, back, elbow, hand, foot and ankle.
  • Fracture care
  • Ultrasound guided injections to the hip, knee, wrist, foot, ankle, shoulder or elbow
  • Pre-participation physical examination
  • Care of sports-related and general medical needs of athletes
  • Special populations (elderly, disabled, women, youth, etc)
  • Sports psychology issues
  • Education and counseling on illness & injury prevention
  • Viscosupplementation injections
  • PRP injections


  • 2015-current
  • Access Health Care Physicians LLC,  Spring Hill, Florida

Sports Medicine Specialist

  • 2013-2015
  • Health and Wellness Center Wheeler Clinic, Bristol, Connecticut

Primary Care Medical Director

  • 2012-2015
  • Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group, Inc., Bristol, Connecticut

Sports Medicine Specialist

  • 2012-2015
  • Wolcott High School, Wolcott, Connecticut

Team Physician

  • 2011-2012
  • University of Oklahoma Sports Medicine Fellowship, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Fellow Physician

  • 2008-2011
  • University of Oklahoma Family Medicine Residency, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Resident Physician

  • 2007
  • Paraguayan Soccer Association, Asunción, Paraguay

Orthopedic Assistant


  • Bachelor’s Degree, San Jose School of Asuncion, Paraguay.
  • Medical School, Universidad Nacional de Asuncion, Paraguay.
  • Residency and Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Oak Hill and Bayonet Point Hospitals


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
  • CAQ Certified in sports and orthopedic medicine by the ABFM
  • NBA Ultrasound Certified in diagnostics and injections

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