Dr. Peter Candelora, MD

Dr. Peter Candelora, MD

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62 y/o
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Dr. Peter Candelora, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New Port Richey, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

Coastal Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

5145 Deer Park Dr

New Port Richey, FL 34653
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Freedom Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • Humana
  • Optimum HealthCare
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Candelora's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Candelora treats Osteoarthritis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Candelora treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Candelora treats Joint Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Candelora treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Candelora treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Candelora treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain

Dr. Candelora's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Fracture Repair
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankle Surgery
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bicep Repairs
Bone and Joint Repair
Bone and Joint Replacement
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Grafting
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursa Injection
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Casting
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Surgery
Elbow Tenotomy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Fine Needle Aspiration
Fluoroscopy
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Repair
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Tendon Repair
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Sprain
Hip Surgery
HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
Injection Therapy
Insurance Physical Examination
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
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 Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Osteotomy
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Knee Tendon Repair
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Meniscal Allograft Transplant
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
Osteoarthritis
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
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Percutaneous Procedures
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Post-Operative Care
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Splinting
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sports Medicine Surgery
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stem Cell Therapy
Steroid Injection
Subcromial Decompression
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tendon and Bursa Injection
Tendon Repair
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement
X-Ray

About Me

Dr. Candelora founded the orthopaedic practice in 1991. He has developed special interests in total joint arthroplasty including the new minimally invasive total hip and knee replacements, reconstructive surgery, and the treatment of various shoulder...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Orthopaedics - Tulane University in New Orleans, LA
Residency Hospital
1984
Tulane University in New Orleans, LA - M.D.
Medical School
1978
Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA - BS in Biology
Undergraduate School
1989
1984
1978

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Candelora's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Candelora

4.5

Based on 113 reviews

5 Stars
79.64601769911505%
(90)
4 Stars
7.964601769911504%
(9)
3 Stars
2.6548672566371683%
(3)
2 Stars
0.8849557522123894%
(1)
1 Star
8.849557522123893%
(10)

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Dr. Candelora is an expert in the field. This is my second surgery and i feel safe in his care always.
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I'm impressed. I saw Dr. last week and it took him no more than 20 minutes to assess my situation. This man is highly qualified to interpret what X-rays show him and package that all up in a diagnosis of the problem. He provided a simple explanation of the issues present and gave me a choice of...Read More
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the doctor and girls are all nice and I love to come here. They are all friendly and happy.
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I have been having terrible pain in my neck and my hand. I had a visit with Dr. Candelora and he explained to me what he felt could be the cause of all this. He went into detail about a treatment plan that worked for both of us. I am very happy with this and will be returning for follow up visits.
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AARP
Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Freedom Health
Freedom Network
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
Humana
Optimum HealthCare
Staywell (Wellcare)
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
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