Dr. Kagan grew up in Ft. Myers, Florida and attended Ft. Myers Senior High School, graduating as class valedictorian. He attended college at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where he majored in physics. He went to medical school and did his orthopedic residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Dr. Atkinson grew up in Hollywood, Florida. He graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale. Attending Harvard University on an academic scholarship, he graduated cum laude. During his tenure he also played varsity baseball and was elected captain of Harvard's football team.
Dr. LaPorta grew up in New York and attended Chaminade High School in Mineola, New York. He attended college at Fordham University in Bronx, New York where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. LaPorta went to medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. His post graduate training includes a sports medicine fellowship at the Andrews Research and Education Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida.