Dr. George Letson, MD

Dr. George Letson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. George Letson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and general surgery.

12902 Usf Magnolia Dr

Tampa, FL 33612

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Bone Disorders
normal
more than 68% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 57% of peers
Bone Cancer
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more than 56% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Letson "Dr. G. Douglas Letson is executive vice president of clinical affairs, physician-in-chief and chair of education at Moffitt Cancer Center, as well as chair of the Sarcoma Department. In addition, he is a professor of surgery, radiology and orthopaedics at the University of South Florida and director of the USF Orthopaedic Residency Program. Dr. Letson has a keen interest in new techniques and design of instrumentation for minimal invasive reconstructive surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sarcoma
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
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27  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • 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 Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Wrist Replacement

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Intern, Charity Hospital Of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Med Center La New Orleans Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Harvard Medical School-Musculoskeletal Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Letson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Letson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Letson to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Letson'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
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