Dr. Michael Rothberg, MD

Dr. Michael Rothberg, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Michael Rothberg, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

430 Morton Plant St Ste 301

Clearwater, FL 33756

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Rothberg'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. Rothberg "Dr. Rothberg specializes in hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder and peripheral nerve surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

65  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

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43  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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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

  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Baylor Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital For Joint Diseases Orthopedic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Shock Trauma Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • New England Baptist Hospital, Rheumatoid Deformities of the Hand
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Aspiration & Injection of Joints and Soft Tissues, 1990
  • Wrist Disorders in Children, 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rothberg's Reviews

1.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rothberg to family and friends
72 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (72)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (5)
  • 1
    (53)

Dr. Rothberg's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr Rothberg over books. Waited 3 hrs for an appt. that took 15 minutes! Surgery was even worse. Supposed to be finished at 11 with hand surgery. At 12 had still not had the surgery! Asked what was going on? The anesthesiologist came in and said "you don't want him to go without his lunch, do you? I...more
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Would avoid Orthopedic Associates of West Florida. Dr Rothburg give me a wrist brace for an injury & told me there is a copay of $10 they confirmed with Humana. They collected the $10 & 1 month later tell me I still owe $55 due to a mistake by the office staff. They accept that it was their mistake...more
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Awesome. Very nice, polite, so sweet. My doctor and P.A. are truly amazing. So nice to have people take the time to talk and listen to you.
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I have had two surgeries for Dupuytren's contracture, The last by Dr. M. Rothberg. When I need a third surgery for Duputren, Dr. Rothberg suggest the use of Xiaflex injection. I had the injection on Wed., very little pain, and on Fri., under local anesthetic my finger was straightened. I was awed...more
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Unethical billing practices, poor customer service, and late.
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