Dr. Brian Palumbo, MD

Dr. Brian Palumbo, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
38 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Brian Palumbo, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Temple Terrace, FL and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hip surgery, and more.Read his story

Florida Orthopaedic Institute

13020 N Telecom Pkwy

Temple Terrace, FL 33637
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Palumbo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hip Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Palumbo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Palumbo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Palumbo "Dr. Palumbo received his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. He then completed a five year orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of South Florida Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Further, he concluded his training with a one year surgical fellowship in advanced joint replacement surgery at Harvard Combined Orthopaedics/Brigham and Woman's Hospital. Currently he is Board Certified in Orthopaedic surgery and practices at the Florida Orthopedic Institute (FOI). He is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Residency and is a member of the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS). Specialties: Hip and knee joint replacement, revision hip and knee joint replacement, periprosthetic infections, knee arthroscopy, partial knee replacement, direct anterior hip replacement and patient specific knee replacement. Dr. Palumbo treats patients with a spectrum of conditions including extremity fractures and general musculoskeletal issues. His specific clinical interests include painful and/or infected hip and knee replacements, primary hip arthroplasy though an anterior approach and compartmental knee arthroplasty."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Palumbo "I am extremely passionate about my profession and I'm dedicated to ensuring that my patients receive the best treatment available for their musculoskeletal problems"

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Dysplasia, Beukes Type
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hip Subluxation
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Clicking
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Effusion
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Space Disease
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia


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36  Procedures


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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.


  • University of South Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of South Florida Department Of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Harvard Orthopaedics/Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Elected to the Barness/Behnke Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, 03/2012
Media & Publications
  • Results of Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Tapered Femoral Modular Stems., Dec 2012
  • Complicated Extraction of an Incarcerated S-ROM Prosthesis Secondary to Osseous Ingrowth into the Distal Coronal Slot: A Case Report. Journal of Arthroplasty. March 2011., 03/2011
  • Advances in Segmental Endoprosthetic Reconstruction for Extremity Tumors: A Review of Contemporary Designs and Techniques, 06/2011
  • Initial Experience of the Journey-Deuce Bicompartmental Knee Prosthesis: Review of Thirty-Six Cases. Journal of Arthroplasty- AAHKS sup, 05/2011
  • FOS Expands Grass Roots Advocacy Program, 02/2012

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palumbo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palumbo to family and friends
143 total reviews (90 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (143)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Palumbo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Palumbo Says:

Thank you to all my patients for your kind words. It's my privilege to care for you. I love my profession. Seeing you improve, become healthier and happier make my job worthwhile. 


Dr. Brian T. Palumbo 


Patient Comments (90)

I had total right hip replacement 4/5/18. Seven days after walking without walker.Had little to no pain.care was excellent, staff was excellent. I would recommend at the highest level...great care
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Dr. Palumbo is one the finest doctors I've ever met and had the pleasure of having him care for me. I went to him for a bad right hip and the first thing he did after reviewing my xray was offer some alternative treatment. We proceeded with Physical Therapy and Injections, both were helpful. When...more
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Thanks Kim! We are happy to hear you are doing well!

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I had a partial knee replacement Feb 22nd and I am so happy with the results. He is an excellent doctor as well as his PA. I don't know why I waited so long to have it done. I will tell everyone I know how great it is. I have my life back! My family & friends are shocked at my recovery time and...more
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Thank you Valorie! We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful experience with Dr. Palumbo and his PA. We appreciate your recommendations to Florida Orthopaedic Institute.

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Dr. Palumbo replaced my both knees. He is the surgeon you want for your surgery. I was amazed how quickly I recovered with minimal pain. I would highly recommend him. He explains everything to you in a manner that you can understand. Also, his entire staff are very professional and caring.
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Dr. Palumbo and his staff; Brian Hensley PA-C, and Aisha Oleabhiele, Admin. Asst., were among the finest medical professionals that have treated me. Dr. Palumbo is not only an excellent surgeon, he is caring, personable and absolutely committed to making you better. My total knee replacement...more
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Thanks Elizabeth! Dr. Palumbo, Brian and Aisha are an excellent team. Thank you for taking time to acknowledge their compassion and expertise. We are so happy to hear you are pain free!

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