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Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

I believe a patient should always be a partner in his or her care, not merely a subject of it.

Biography

Dr. Michael Clare, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery doctor who practices in Temple Terrace, FL. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Clare is affiliated with Tampa General Hospital, Florida Hospital Carrollwood and St. Joseph's Hospital.

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    Dr. Clare's Reviews

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    3.5
    based on 21 total surveys (3 with reviews)
    Dr. Clare's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Reviews (3)
    in Odessa, FL |
    I went to Dr Clare after my third tassel tunnel release surgery. There was a "pea sized" thing near the incision site, which Dr. Clare said wasn't really there. However, after subsequent visits, each time being told nothing there, then told me that it was so close to the artery he might nick it. Sent me to vascular dr who said not close to artery would do surgery with him. Clare said not there. Now size of grape! Cannot do surgery ALL veins engorged with blood and I could bleed out per new doc!!
    Tampa, FL |
    Dr. Clare listened, understood and is very knowledgeable about his practice. Don't be surprised if you see him owning his own practice soon. Thank you Dr. C, I am on my way to recovery.
    in Fl |
    worst Dr. and assistant ever. DO NOT USE. contact me with any questions. dr. Clare reconstructed both my heels. never once check up on me at hospital, had major complications and infection and could not even even get him or his worthless assistant Ann Marie to call me back. instead of sending me to a wound specialist referred me in house PT which caused additional infection have had to have heel removed, hardware out; charged me additional $3000. CHANGED DDR. & NOW HOPING TO KEEP MY FOOT.
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    Dr. Clare's Care Philosophy

    I believe a patient should always be a partner in his or her care, not merely a subject of it.

    Dr. Clare's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Accessory Navicular Bone
    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Achilles Tendon Rupture
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcaneus Fracture
    • Claw Toe
    • Clubfoot
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Diabetic Foot Conditions
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hallux Rigidus
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Heel Spur
    • Ingrown Toenail
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Limb Pain
    • Lupus
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sesamoiditis
    • Sever's Disease
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Sclerosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1996

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Nebraska Health Foundation / Creighton University

      Completed in 2001

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Florida Orthopaedic Institute

      Completed in 2002

      Tampa General Hospital

      Completed in 2002

    • Undergraduate School
      Gustavus Adolphus College

      Graduated in 1992

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
    • Achilles Tenotomy
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Fusion
    • Ankle Replacement
    • Ankle Surgery
    • Articular Cartilage Repair
    • Bunion Surgery
    • Debridement
    • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Foot Surgery
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Fracture Care
    • Haglund's Deformity Resection
    • Joint Drainage
    • Midfoot Fusion
    • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
    • Removal of Bone Spur
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Triple Arthrodesis