Dr. DeJong is an orthopedic surgeon who is subspecialty trained and board certified in sports medicine, whose practice focuses on sports medicine, including both surgical and non-surgical treatment of joint injuries and other musculoskeletal problems.
Dr. DeJong is the head team physician for the Florida Institute of Technology Panthers athletic programs. He also directly and indirectly works with several of the local high schools, including Melbourne High School, Satellite High School, Melbourne Central Catholic, and Eau Gallie High School. He is actively involved with the local area soccer clubs, treating many soccer injuries and helping these athletes get back to competition.

Dr. DeJong has been practicing in Brevard since 2003. He came here after completing his active duty service in the United States Army, where he practiced after training for a total of 14 years of active duty service. His last duty assignment was as Chief of Sports Medicine at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. DeJong is a Fellow of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is board certified through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons in both Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine.

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Areas of Expertise

Sports Medicine, General Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics – non-congenital issues (Ages 6 & up)


Keller Army Hospital, US Military Academy, West Point, NY

Internship and Residency

Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD