Dr. Gerson Florez, MD

Dr. Gerson Florez, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Gerson Florez, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, and more.Read his story

1082 Bower Hill Rd Ste 100

Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Contact Information

(412) 942-7262

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Broken Arm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Florez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Florez "I am an orthopedic surgeon with a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery. My elective practice treats shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand ailments. I also take general orthopedic trauma call and perform surgeries for hip fractures, femur and knee fractures, tibia and ankle fractures as well as all fractures from shoulder to finger tips."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Florez "My goal is to educate and treat my patients.  It is important that my patients feel like a person who is being care for, not just an injury that must be fixed."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

74  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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50  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • 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
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Replacement


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • The College of William and Mary
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Florez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Florez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Florez to family and friends
9 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Florez'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

Patient Comments (5)

I have seen Manny Dr"sIn my life time period alarms and don't explain much to you .But I can say doctor Florez . explains things right off the bat tells you his attack of plan to cure you .Hes down-to-earth friendly You could ask him anything and he will tell you the answer .Did you great...more
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Dr. Florez is amazing. He takes the time to listen and makes his decision on what needs done first. I just had wrist surgery and was super nervous before hand and he helped me ease it down. It has been 6 days since surgery and my wrist/hand feels amazing. No swelling no pain. Just a little sore...more
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I was able to get an appointment the same day I called. Like the other reviews I can say he has a great bedside manner and made me feel very comfortable. I did a good bit of research before I made any calls and I'm very happy with Dr. Florez!
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Thank you for your kind words. To know that you did your due diligence and were not disappointed is a very strong vote of confidence. Thank you.

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Dr. Florez is very Passionate and his bedside manner is amazing he cares a lot about his patients I wo.uld recommend him to everyone
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Thank you for trusting me with you circle of friends and family.

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Dr. Flores was literally a life saver for me. When I called the orthopedic group in mon city they told me he no longer worked there. They would not tell me how to locate him. I spent a lot of time locating him and thought he was in Philly. Imagine my delight in finding that he was not that far. ...more
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Darlene, you have been a fantastic patient. Thank you for your continued vote of confidence. I am glad you are doing well.

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