Dr. Kalman Blumberg, MD

Dr. Kalman Blumberg, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Kalman Blumberg, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Ft Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

6000 N Federal Hwy

Ft Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers
Spinal Fusion
high
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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35  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
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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

  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital & Pennsylvania Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blumberg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blumberg's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blumberg to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Blumberg's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Blumberg demonstrates an appropriate level of confidence consistent with his superior skill and made me feel that he was going to make sure that my herniated disc was perfectly treated and that he was going to heal me. I knew he was the one and there could be no other! --when my disc became...more
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He fractured my spine during surgery- had to revise planned surgery. Rods were to be only mid thoracic spine, now rods are from T3 to L5/S1. he put screws in sacrum to stabilize. He had me on a tread mill shortly after surgery. Never braced me to let the screws set in and heal. screws in sacrum...more
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Outstanding surgeon and medical practitioner. I had succesful surgeries with him and on one occasion, he came out to the emergency room on a weekend to evaluate me and the urgency for surgery. I highly recommend Dr. Blumberg as well as the entire staff at the Florida Spine Specialists.
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