Dr. Claudia Penalba, MD

Dr. Claudia Penalba, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Female  |  
Age 57
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Claudia Penalba, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara in 1983 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and internal medicine.

8700 N Kendall Dr Ste 201

Miami, FL 33176

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Gait Abnormality
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more than 72% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
normal
more than 63% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
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more than 63% of peers

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis

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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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Penalba has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Penalba's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Penalba to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Penalba'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
Under 10 minutes

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