Dr. Paul Pagano, MD

Dr. Paul Pagano, MD

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50 y/o
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Dr. Paul Pagano, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

All Florida Orthopaedic Associates

4600 4th St N

Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Pagano'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.

Dr. Pagano's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pagano "Dr. Pagano is an Orthopaedic Spine specialist whose practice focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of all disorders of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine. Specific interests include adult deformity, minimally invasive spinal fusions, tumor resection and reconstruction, trauma and disc replacement surgery.Dr. Pagano is a native of the Youngstown, Ohio area where he practiced Orthopaedic spine surgery for the past 13 years. He recently relocated to the St. Petersburg area with his family, bringing with him years of clinical and surgical experience. Dr. Pagano received his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1991 and received his degree in medicine, alongside Dr Alexander, at The Ohio State University in 1995. Dr. Pagano completed his internship and orthopaedic residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 2000, where he was the Chief Administrative Resident. While in his residency, he was also awarded the Richards & Lecco Ilizarov Fellowship in Lecco, Italy and the Peterson resident of the year award. Following his residency, Dr. Pagano performed a two part Orthopaedic Spine fellowship with Dr. Richard Holt in Louisville, Kentucky and with the late Dr. Thomas Whitecloud at the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana.Dr. Pagano is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The North American Spine Society and the American Medical Association. Dr. Pagano continues to use his engineering and medical expertise as an active medical consultant and surgeon instructor. In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Pagano also holds patents in the field of spine surgery and has co-authored multiple articles in the field of Orthopaedics."
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

81  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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33  Procedures

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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

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Norton Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Tulane University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pagano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pagano's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pagano to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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

Dr. Pagano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

This man is a Fraud!! Waited 2 hours for a second appointment for him to tell my husband the same thing "I don't know why you're having pain and you're not just going to have to deal with it" I will be following up with the insurance company to see what he billed for, because he did nothing!!!
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Dr. Pagano SAVED my LIFE. I was on the HEAVY Pain Medications that had quit working. My BP was so high my Pain Management Doctor recommended I go to the emergency room. NOW, 2 years after surgery, I'm on NO PAIN MEDS. I'm living a normal life, my BP went back to normal. There is a SURGEON that can...more
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While Dr. Pagano may be a great physician. His ability to to help the patient is shadowed by the cattle hurding mentality of his office staff at All FL Orthopedics. Very poor customer service/patient skills at this office.
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I have two back surgeries prior to seeing Dr. Pagano. They were performed back in the 90's. Since then I was not pain free. I just thought this was the best I could be and continued taking pain pills. Then I started getting worse. I realized it's time to see what could be done. I went to Dr....more
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I went to Dr Pagano under Workmans Comp. I'm a nurse and I'm well educated in the origins of pain. Dr Pagano denied literally everything! He said I had no ruptured disc when the MRI states I have a ruptured disc. AND I have the symptoms. I said" I have sharp shooting pains in my arms, pain, spasms...more
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