Dr. Alfred DeSimone, MD

Dr. Alfred DeSimone, MD

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Dr. Alfred DeSimone, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Weston, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in sports medicine, pediatric sports medicine, and more.

1600 Town Center Cir Ste C

Weston, FL 33326

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Heritage
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
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Dr. DeSimone's Experience

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Dr. DeSimone's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DeSimone "Dr. DeSimone has a true passion for Sports Medicine abiding to the highest standards by remaining current in his professional training and certifications. He recognizes the importance of communicating with his patients to help them understand the treatment plan that will best serve their needs. Dr. DeSimone strives to provide the highest quality of medicine, always remembering that compassion and commitment are essential to providing exceptional care."

11  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

78  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscal Cyst
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

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40  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Cartilage Implantation
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • SUNY At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Boston University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Colorado
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. DeSimone has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DeSimone's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. DeSimone to family and friends
139 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (140)

  • 5
    (128)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. DeSimone's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. DeSimone Says:
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I appreciate your time in submitting a patient survey. I hope that you received great medical care and personalized attention. If your experience was not of the highest standards, please call my personal assistant Rene at 954.389.9178 and I will be happy to address your concerns in a timely and professional manner. 

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Patient Comments (38)

I tore my ACL, MCL and both meniscus playing basketball. Dr. DeSimone was compassionate and thorough throughout the entire process. The surgery resulted in barely noticeable scaring, and a knee that is actually stronger than my uninjured knee! There is no other option in my opinion - Dr....more
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About a month ago I had my left knee operated on for meniscus repair. The feeling from the moment I woke up in recovery was amazing. I did not experience any pain whatsoever. I had the normal discomfort one would expect, but nothing major at all. Only one day on minimal pain meds. I just had my...more
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i had surgery performed by dr.d and he was great. i had a dual tear of my meniscus, scar tissue and arthritis which he took care of. it has been 4 weeks and i am finally started to feel better. dr. d. did tell me originally it would be a 6-8 week recovery and i am right on schedule. i highly...more
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I was apprehensive about my treatment. However, Dr DeSimone and his staff immediately put me at ease. Dr DeSimone was very professional, proficient, and caring. His staff was very caring and reassuring. I would highly recommend Dr. DeSimone to family and friends.
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He fixed another doctors mistakes which most doctors don't. Once he took an x-ray of the other doctors work on my right shoulder he sent me for an MRI which showed significant damage. He told me that he doesn't like to fix another doctors mistakes but in my case he would because there was so much...more
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