Dr. Hugo Fonseca, DO

Dr. Hugo Fonseca, DO

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

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

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 94% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Fonseca'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.

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*

44  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fonseca has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fonseca's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fonseca'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'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...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...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...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...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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