Dr. Jeffrey Kugler, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Kugler, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
(47)

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Dr. Jeffrey Kugler, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lake Worth, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and non-surgical orthopedics.

National Orthopedics and Neurosurgery

3618 Lantana Rd Ste 100

Lake Worth, FL 33462
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vista Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
high
more than 88% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Kugler'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kugler " You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible musculoskeletal care. We treat various musculoskeletal disorders, sports injuries, and degenerative diseases. We use both surgical and non-surgical treatments to help improve and restore patient's health and mobility. Our orthopedic practice includes treatments for hip, knee, shoulder, foot and ankle, spine, hand, and sports medicine. If you are experiencing hip, knee, shoulder, foot/ankle, spine or sports medicine related pain or injury an orthopedic physician can help determine a correct diagnosis and recommend appropriate treatment options. We have worked to provide a full range of services and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff. We look forward to being part of your orthopedic team. "

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

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

84  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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49  Procedures

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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

  • Vanderbuilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Washington University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kugler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Creole
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kugler's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kugler to family and friends
47 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (28)

Dr. Kugler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dear Dr. Kugler from the bottom of my heart, I would like to thank you and your staff for the care I received before, during and after my surgery on January 17, 2018. I truly believe that your expertise, passion for your job and willingness to be flexible are what brought me to where I am today. I...more
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In 2014 Dr Kugler did two knee replacement surgeries on me. He was very honest and explained everything to me and my wife. I did all the therapy he recommended to me and i am doing great. I would highly recommend him. He may be tough with you but in the end you will be glad he was! I have had no...more
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Waste of your time. Don't go to him, he doesn't care about you, he won't listen to what you have to say. And you'll waste your money. He knew what was wrong with my back and didn't tell me everything from looking on my MRI review..I had to find out from a different doctor to get my full...more
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My surgery went well staff took care of me so good there were on my bedside until I discharge and keep calling checking on how iam doing thanks you to every one
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I tore my meniscus and went to see Dr. Kugler. He stood in the doorway and told me I didn't need surgery. He never looked at my leg or examined me. He never looked at my MRI disc. He just told me to go for physical therapy. Total time spent with me about 3 minutes. Turned out I did need...more
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