Dr. John E. Kilgore, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 54

430 Morton Plant St Ste 301
Clearwater, FL 33756
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Dr. Kilgore's Experience

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Dr. Kilgore's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Morton Plant Hospital
300 Pinellas Street
Clearwater, FL 33756

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Orthopaedic Associates of West Florida
Clearwater Office
430 Morton Plant St Ste 301
Clearwater, FL 33756
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    Dr. Kilgore's Experience

    Dr. Kilgore's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
    • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
    • Computer-Assisted Total Hip Replacement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Replacement, Cemented
    • Hip Replacement, Cementless
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Mini-Incision Hip Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
    • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
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    • Minimally Invasive, Quad-Sparing Knee Replacement
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Posterior Mini-Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injections
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
    • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
    • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Hip Diseases
    • Hip Dislocation
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
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    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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    Background Check for Dr. Kilgore

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Clearwater Free Clinic Recognition Award, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society & Florida Medical Society
    • Neurologic Complications of Anklosing Spondylitis, 1993
    • Sheep in Wolf's Clothing, 1989
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement, 2/26/04
    • Computer Knee Navigation, 1/15/04
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of South Florida College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Mayo Graduate School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kilgore & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Kilgore's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kilgore

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kilgore to family and friends

    51 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Kilgore's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    48 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    50 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    50 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 49 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kilgore
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    51 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    50 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    50 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    50 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Kilgore accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Orthopaedic Associates of West Florida
    Clearwater Office
    430 Morton Plant St Ste 301
    Clearwater, FL 33756
    (727) 461-6026 (Office)
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