Shands Circle

The Shands Circle is OREF’s recognition society for our most generous contributors. OREF appreciates the support of its 450-plus Shands Circle members. Since the Shands Circle was initiated in 1994, more than $59 million has been committed to OREF.

Shands Giving Levels


$1 Million & Above
$500,000 - $999,999
$250,000 - $499,999
$100,000 - $249,999
$20,000 - $99,999


Platinum Level Shands Circle members have committed $ 1 Million & Above. Their generous support is appreciated.  

Shands Circle Platinum Level Members are recognized at; in the Annual Report; in Impact, our quarterly magazine mailed to the entire orthopaedic community; and at the AAOS and more than 20 specialty orthopaedic organization meetings, etc.

For information on joining the Shands Circle, please click here

For information on Planned Giving, the financial planning tools to help you build a plan to meet your needs, please contact:

Ed Hoover
Vice President, Development
(847) 384-4354  


Here is our current list, in alphabetical order, of Shands Circle Platinum Level -- $1 Million & Above -- members. Platinum Level Shands Members
Behrooz A. Akbarnia, M.D. Michael J. Axe, MD
Mr. and Mrs. Leander D. Beard Mr. John W. Brown
John J. Callaghan, M.D. James C. Chow, M.D.
Dr. Richard and Mrs. Stephanie Coutts Alvin H. Crawford, MD
Dr. and Mrs. Zachary B. Friedenberg Freddie H. Fu, M.D.
Jorge O. Galante, MD
Dr. Victor and Mrs. Harriet Goldberg
Dr. Adolph V. Lombardi Jr.
Dr. William and Mrs. Lynn McMaster
Dr. Dane and Mrs. Mary Louise Miller
Mahendra R. Patel, M.D.
Timothy C. Payne, MD

Frank E. Raymond, M.D.
Dr. and Mrs. Charles Rockwood Family
Ms. Ronda E. Stryker and Mr. William D. Johnston
Stuart L. Weinstein, MD