Dr. Peter D. Candelora, MD

Dr. Peter D. Candelora, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 60 years old

My goal is to reach the highest possible successful functional outcome for each patient. I...Read more

Coastal Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
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My goal is to reach the highest possible successful functional outcome for each patient. I combine conservative treatment options as...

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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (39)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (38)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Candelora's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (39)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (40)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (34)
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      Dr. Candelora performed a total knee replacement on me and all went very well. Compared to other people I know, my outcome was much better. I healed well and there was never any sign of any infection. He treated me with respect and always answered my questions.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Orthopedic Fracture Care
      • Orthopedics
      • Sports Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Injury
      • Ankle Sprain
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bicep Injuries
      • Biceps Tendinitis
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Broken Finger
      • Broken Leg
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Fractures
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Distal Radius Fracture
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Fracture
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
      • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
      • 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
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Rotator Cuff Injuries
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sports Injuries
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Sternum Fracture
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tendonitis
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Disorders
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess Incision and Drainage
      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Ankle Fracture Repair
      • Ankle Surgery
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
      • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
      • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
      • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
      • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
      • Bicep Repairs
      • Bone and Joint Repair
      • Bone and Joint Replacement
      • Bone Grafting
      • Bursa Injection
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Casting
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Arthroscopy
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Elbow Surgery
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
      • Fine Needle Aspiration
      • Fluoroscopy
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Glenoid Labrum Repair
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand Tendon Repair
      • Hip Arthroscopy
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Hip Replacement Revision
      • Hip Resurfacing
      • Hip Surgery
      • Injection Therapy
      • Insurance Physical Examination
      • Joint Drainage
      • Joint Injection
      • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
      • Joint Replacement Surgery
      • Joint X-Ray
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Debridement
      • Knee Osteotomy
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Replacement Revision
      • Knee Surgery
      • Knee Tendon Repair
      • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Blocks
      • Neuroplasty
      • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Percutaneous Procedures
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Post-Operative Care
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Shoulder Replacement
      • Shoulder Surgery
      • Splinting
      • Sports Medicine Surgery
      • Steroid Injection
      • Subcromial Decompression
      • Synovial Biopsy
      • Tendon and Bursa Injection
      • Tendon Repair
      • Total Hip Replacement
      • Total Joint Replacement
      • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
      • Total Knee Replacement
      • Total Knee Replacement Revision
      • Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Tricep Repair
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
      • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
      • Wrist Replacement
      • X-Ray

      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

      • Medical School
        Bucknell University
        Tulane University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        Charity Hospital

        Completed in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Tulane University Affilliated Hospitals

        Completed in 1989

      • Undergraduate School
        Bucknell University

        Graduated in 1978

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Candelora's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Candelora's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Candelora

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      Dr. Candelora's Care Philosophy

      My goal is to reach the highest possible successful functional outcome for each patient. I combine conservative treatment options as well as offering the most state of the art cutting edge surgical procedures when necessary. My staff and I work together as a team to provide exceptional quality health care in a professional caring atmosphere.