Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute

Wellington Office

Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Medicine · 7 Providers

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Today's Office Hours: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
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Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute

10111 Forest Hill Blvd Rm 231
Wellington, FL 33414
View All Locations(561) 694-7776

Office Providers

Dr. John Hinson, MD

Dr. John Hinson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Justin Kearse, MD

Dr. Justin Kearse, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Scott Norris, DO

Dr. Scott Norris, DO

Orthopedic Surgery


Office Provider Reviews


based on the average of 227 provider reviews for Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute

Review of Dr. Hinson

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Dr Hinson was absolutely excellent! He answered all of my and my wife’s questions and performed posterior labral repair on my shoulder flawlessly. After the surgery, I was in excruciating pain, called in the middle of the night to the office and left a message, he called me an hour later to see what was wrong. I had better pain medicine the next day! I could not recommend a better Shoulder surgeon in the Palm Beach area, I couldn’t see how anyone could have an issue with him?
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Review of Dr. Mora

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Very disappointed with Dr. Mora as he came with a recommendation from another physician. He was very abrupt, even arrogant to some extent. Spent less than 5 minutes with my Father - barely explained anything. Suggested an shot and cancelled the day off - putting my Dad in danger because he was off anti-coagulants. Would never recommend him.
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Review of Dr. Cooney

-West Palm. Each, FL |

Left an infection in my leg for months, causing me to have to have TWO additional surgeries
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Review of Dr. Kearse


For the second time, the southern boulevard office staff has been a complete disappointment. I made an appt to receive my cortisone shot on my arthritic right hand with Dr Kearse for 11 am. I was happy to get an appointment since the pain had started up again & I was leaving the next day to attend a wedding up north. My appt was confirmed the Friday before. When I came to the office at 10:40, I was then informed that my referral had expired. I was told to get another referral, that referrals took about 3 days to obtain and to comeback another day. I immediately called my primary doctor, and was able to get a referral approved immediately. I came back in & informed his staff that a referral was immediately being faxed. It was 11:05 am.They told me that they could not wait for the referral, said it was too late, my appt was cancelled & that I could return another day. I was not late, never informed referral was expired before & sent away in pain. Dr Kearse is great but staff is horrid
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Review of Dr. Mora


Stay FAR away from this Dr. He only spent 5 minutes with me. Went over my MRI within minutes and didn't have any sympathy when I said I have been in pain for 1 year now. Didn't even offer me any home remedies or something to help and he is a pain doctor??? He was extremely quick and really didn't care what I had to say. My $85.00 co-pay was wasted on this Dr. I normally never give negative reviews, however people should be aware before they waste their time and money on this Dr.
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Review of Dr. Cooney


Dr. Cooney is very patient and has a warm bedside manner. He is thorough and does not rush you out the door.
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Review of Dr. Simovitch


Repaired my left rotator cuff and regained 100% function. I would recommend him to anyone. As far as the overall practice that is another issue. I paid all of my pt out of pocket and when they got reimbursed by my insurance I had a 2500 dollar credit which they refused to refund.
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Review of Dr. Cooney

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Dr Cooney:Extremely knowledgable, personable and relates well. Staff... excellent in all areas.
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Review of Dr. Hinson

- in Jupiter , FL |

BEWARE.. Not a good doctor ! RUDE!!
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Review of Dr. Norris


The staff are efficient but Dr Norris is very short on answers. He was reviewing my MRI results and I asked what he was seeing and he snapped back at me, “Let me read them first!” He was reviewing films and a 3 1/2 page report. Observing him he barely looked at the films. Then said you have arthritis. I said that’s all? Yes was his answer. So I waited for a further explanation. None came. It felt like I was pulling teeth to get ANY answer out of him! Definitely not a thorough dr!
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90 Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • All Shoulder Or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain'S Release
  • Dressing And-Or Debridement Of Wound, Infection, Or Burn (Incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision Of Femur Or Knee
  • Excision Of Humerus
  • Excision Of Metacarpal And Carpal
  • Excision Of Radius Or Ulna
  • Excision Of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, Or Sternum
  • Excision Of Tarsal Or Metatarsal
  • Excision Of Tibia Or Fibula
  • Foot And Ankle Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot And Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot And Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot And Ankle Ligament And Tendon Repair
  • Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction And Internal Fixation (Orif)
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee And Leg Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee And Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee And Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction By Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection Or Ablation Of Bone Tumor, Partial Or Complete Resection Of Bone, Debridement Of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder And Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision Of Shoulder Or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Arthoscopy
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery


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Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute accepts 29 insurance carriers

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Elderplan
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP)
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation


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