Dr. Lourdes Aponte, MD

Dr. Lourdes Aponte, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Lourdes Aponte, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lewes, DE and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (Unphu), Escuela De Medicina in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.

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
  • 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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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

79  Conditions Treated

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6  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

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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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aponte to family and friends
28 total reviews (4 have 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)

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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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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