Dr. Lourdes Aponte, MD

Dr. Lourdes Aponte, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 54
(28)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lourdes Aponte, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Lewes, DE. She is 54 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

1302 Savannah Rd

Lewes, DE 19958

Contact Information

(302) 645-6644

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteopenia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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

  • Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (Unphu), Escuela De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Graduate Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Graduate Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Aponte has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aponte's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aponte to family and friends
4.0
based on 28 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Aponte's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Lewes, DE |
I have been a paitient of this office for a few years. The Dr and Staff have been excellent to work with. I have no complaints. Outstanding !
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Dr. Aponte is very professional and has excellent bedside manners. She makes you feel like she is your good friend. You feel very comfortable with her. She takes the time to explain blood work in detail. She makes recommendations if it is needed. If you have questions she takes the time to...more
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She offers suggestions for treatment that I would not have thought of. She is calming, although sometimes rushed she is able to answer my questions professionally and completely I go in with a list and go down the list and leave only when I am satisfied having the ability to have lab work done...more
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in rehoboth, fort lauderdale, Palm Springs |
Dr. Aponte, is very professional and through. Her recommendations and comments proved to be very correct. I was very please with her review and treatment. I am experiencing great results due to her recommendations. Her bedside manner is excellent. Highly recommend her to any once that has...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Aponte accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Aponte has admitting privileges

Beebe Medical Center
424 Savannah Rd
Lewes, DE 19958
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