About Us

At Citrus Spine Institute, our goal is to get you back to doing what you love.

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We are a boutique spine practice offering state-of-the-art treatment for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine pathology. Our board-certified providers offer exceptional, cutting edge spine care in a comfortable environment. Our team will consider all non-surgical and surgical options and create a treatment plan that is tailored to meet your needs. 

 

Constantine (Dean) Toumbis

MD, PHD

Dr. Toumbis is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in cervical, thoracic and lumbar surgery. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from New York University in 1987, then continued on to receive his Masters in Natural Sciences as well as a PhD in Experimental Pathology from State University of New York at Buffalo. He completed his medical degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine with a distinction in Biomedical Research. 

After moving to Florida to complete his internship and residency in orthopedics at the University of Florida Shands Hospital, he went on to pursue a fellowship at Cleveland Clinic's Florida Spine Institute. He moved to Citrus County and has been in private practice since 2005.

Dr. Toumbis is board certified from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).  He is also an active member of North American Spine Society (NASS), Florida Wellcare Alliance, and Florida Orthopedic Society (FOS).   He was co-designer of one of the first FDA approved PEEK anterior cervical interbody cage, and is a principal designer for Alphatec Spine's Next Generation Pedicle Screw "Arsenal". He continues to actively design spine products which allows him to offer cutting edge, state-of-the-art technology to his patients.

He and his wife, Autumn, have three young children that keep them busy.  His interests include spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, cycling, and photography.

Brittany Olofsson

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Brittany is originally from Upstate New York where she attended Syracuse University and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. In 2007, she graduated from LeMoyne College with a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She has worked alongside Dr. Toumbis for twelve years providing excellent patient care.

She enjoys organic gardening, holistic medicine, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, rollerblading and spending time with her family and friends.

Allen Conn

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Allen is originally from Phoenix, AZ where he attended Bethel University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. He continued at Bethel to obtain a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

His interests include automobiles, gaming and salt water fish tanks. 

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Dr. Toumbis is amazing. The entire staff is totally awesome from Alan, Brittany who are so professional and know what they are doing. They work hard to find out the problem and solve it. Dr. Toumbis is the BEST doctor. He spends time with you and allows you to come to a decision once he has the entire picture. Dr. Toumbis did my neck surgery, the most painless surgery there is. Dr. Toumbis will be my ONLY surgeon, he is amazing.

Cathy B.

I am very satisfied with my care, surgery, and the care and compassion from Dr. Toumbis and his staff. I would HIGHLY recommend his office and surgeon to anyone.

B.P.

Always a wonderful experience even though I'm not there for the best of reasons. Dr Toumbis and everyone on his staff are very kind, caring and professional. I moved out of the area but came back in town just to see Dr Toumbis. I don't trust anyone else. He's the best.

BJ B.

Dr. Toumbis has followed my bulging lumbar disc for 4 years. He has prescribed conservative therapy. Often one hears that spinal surgeons too readily prescribe surgery, not Dr. Toumbis. He explains what is going on with my back, what will help, and to return if symptoms worsen or change. I always feel comfortable with his care when I leave. I always am treated with respect and courtesy from him and his office staff. The facility is very clean and wait times are minimal.

Jean B.

Giving Back to Our Community

We’re happy to support our local communities. From sponsorships to charitable donations, we believe consistent involvement is key.

  • Seven Rivers Christian School
  • Habitat for Humanity of Citrus County
  • CASA (Citrus Abuse Shelter Association)
  • Citrus County Gator Club
  • Gulf to Lake Pilots Club
  • MOPS at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church
  • Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church
  • Citrus Spring Youth Football
  • SRCS Warrior Booster Club
  • West Citrus Soccer Club
  • Jacksonville Symphony
  • FSCJ Artist Series 
  • Wayne State University College of Medicine
  • Citrus County Blessings