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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 55

430 Morton Plant St Ste 301
Clearwater, FL 33756
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Morton Plant Hospital
300 Pinellas St
Clearwater, FL 33756

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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 and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • 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 Revision
    • 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 Revision
    • 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
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    • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
    • 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 Injection
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement Revision
    • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
    • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
    • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Arthritis
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • 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 Dysplasia
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
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    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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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
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    Dr. Kilgore's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Kilgore's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.1 out of 5

    56 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    58 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.1 out of 5

    58 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    56 responses

    Experience with Dr. Kilgore

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    59 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    58 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    58 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

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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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