Dr. Hugo Fonseca, DO

Dr. Hugo Fonseca, DO

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45 y/o
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Dr. Hugo Fonseca, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Hendersonville, NC and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Park Ridge Health Rheumatology

50 Hospital Dr Ste 2B

Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Insurance Accepted

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fonseca's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fonseca treats Fibromyalgia more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Fonseca treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fonseca treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Fonseca treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Joint Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fonseca treats Joint Pain more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Fonseca treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Fonseca's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Pulmonary Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Hugo Fonseca, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Hendersonville, NC and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 2012
    University Of North Texas Health Science Center / Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2012
  • 2010
    Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2007
    Nova Southeastern College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School
    2007
  • 1997
    Florida International University College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Florida International University College Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1996

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Fonseca's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fonseca

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Based on 9 reviews

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I've had RA for 26yrs. I have seen various Rheumatologist since being diagnosed. He is the kindest, most thoughtful and caring! It frustrates me to see him bashed by people who do not understand the difference between a Rheumatologist, Orthopaedic and Spinal physicians. You do realize they all...Read More
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Really does not matter what you tell him. He does not remember what is discussed during previous appointments. He does not follow through. He never even checked my upper spine I also complained about. Just checked my lower, said arthritis and fibromyalgia. Went to a neurologist, MRI done of my...Read More
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I was referred to Dr. Fonseca for possible RA or Fibro. He has a quiet demeanor and put me at ease immediately. He listened to me without having his head buried in a computer or rushing out the door like so many other doctors. He seemed very knowledgeable in his field. I have seen him twice and...Read More
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I saw him for the first and last time today. I was referred to him by my dermatologist for help with an Autoimmune skin disease. I found him to be extremely unprofessional, because without ever having seen me before, without seeing a single xray or any lab work, he tried to tell me I do NOT have...Read More
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Dr Fonseca is very pleasant and caring. He takes the time to explain and make you feel comfortable. Dr Fonseca also takes the time to listen which is so important for the patient. I am very pleased with him and my experience.
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Cigna
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
MultiPlan
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Park Ridge Health

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Pembroke Pines, FL

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