Dr. Peter Candelora, MD

Dr. Peter Candelora, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 64

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(727) 848-1417

Dr. Peter Candelora, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in New Port Richey, FL. He is affiliated with medical facilities Medical Center Of Trinity and Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Candelora to book an appointment.

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Coastal Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

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(727) 848-1417
Coastal Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine5145 Deer Park Dr New Port Richey, FL 34653
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Hospital Highlight

Affiliated with Medical Center Of Trinity Trinity, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ See hospitals

Dr. Candelora's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Candelora

4.5

Based on 116 ratings

5 Stars
79.3103448275862%
(92)
4 Stars
7.758620689655173%
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3 Stars
2.586206896551724%
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2 Stars
0.8620689655172413%
(1)
1 Star
9.482758620689655%
(11)
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What went well
  • Office environment (107)
  • Staff friendliness (106)
  • Appointment scheduling (102)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (17)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (10)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (10)
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Never! Candelora takes on perfect patients and is solely interested in financial matters. Had my record totally incorrect in what procedures were completed and will check insurance to see if they were billed for services never preformed. Terrible experience and would never recommend.
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Yvonne in New Port Richey, FL – Feb 27, 2019
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Easy, no stress. Turned the whole process in to a vacation.
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Paul C. – Jan 24, 2019
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very good
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Anonymous – Nov 15, 2018
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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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Anonymous – Nov 14, 2018
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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 possible procedures required to resolve my shoulder problem. His many years of repairing faulty joints is evident by his knowledge of the bodies anatomy. I highly recommend him. His staff is equally great
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Jman in NPR, FL – Nov 05, 2018
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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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Jul 17, 2018
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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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Jul 17, 2018
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Overall could not be happier with treatment and service received.
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Jan 05, 2018
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I have been coming to this office for many years. During that time the Doctor and staff have worked with me to provide improvement to my situation and have allowed me to be apart of my ongoing medical plan. The doctor and his staff are highly professional and they keep their focus on proper medical treatment and positive outcomes.
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Jan 05, 2018
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Thank you for making my shoulder as good as new.
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Dec 13, 2017
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I really felt comfortable with Dr. Candelora and Dr Sanchez. Notice a big improvement in my knee since the surgery.
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Dec 12, 2017
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the staff is the best. they listen great
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Dec 12, 2017
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Dr Candelero did a Total Right Hip Replacement for me on 9/27/2017. I have had very little pain, surgical incision is healing very well, and no complications. Dr Candelero is your Doctor for Orthopedics.....best of the best!!!
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Carol Young in Port Richey, FL – Oct 06, 2017
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My visit with Dr. Candalora was truly wonderful. He truly cares... which is a main factor lacking in today's health care. What an amazing office, and an amazing doctor!
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Hillary Timmons in New Port Richey, FL – Oct 02, 2017
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great experience, would refer him to all friends , etc.
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Aug 17, 2017
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I was pleasantly surprised with my experience with this office. From the beginning when I called to schedule my appointment to checking out, the entire office staff and Doctor were great. Dr Candelora was able to help me understand where my pain was coming from and I am already starting to get some relief. I would definitely recommend this Doctor
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Jul 26, 2017
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The doctors were very nice as well as the office staff. Everyone here made you feel very comfortable and the process from time in to time out was good.
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Jul 26, 2017
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what a lovely Doctor and staff
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Jul 26, 2017
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Thank you for being patient with me. I felt like the staff has compassion and cares. Enjoyed my visit it's was pleasant. There was some miss communication that was given to the doctor about being able to use a temporary card. It's wasn't your fault.
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Lisa James in Port Richey, FL – Jul 11, 2017
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Very satisfactory, professional, supportive
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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 95% of his peers

Dr. Candelora treats this condition more than 95% 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
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Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Candelora treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Candelora treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Joint Pain
high
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

Dr. Candelora's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • 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)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • 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 Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • 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 Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

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Dr. Candelora accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Candelora founded the orthopaedic practice in 1991. He has developed special interests in total joint arthroplasty including the new minimally invasive...Read more

Biography

Dr. Candelora is originally from the Philadelphia area. He obtained his concurrent Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree in Biology from...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Tulane University In New Orleans, La,
Residency Hospital
1985
Charity Hospital
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Peter Candelora, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (727) 848-1417.

Does Dr. Peter Candelora, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Candelora has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Peter Candelora, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Peter Candelora, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Candelora frequently treats Osteoarthritis, Osteoarthritis of Knee, and Joint Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Candelora treats.

Where is Dr. Peter Candelora, MD's office located?

Dr. Candelora's office is located at 5145 Deer Park Dr, New Port Richey, FL 34653. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Peter Candelora, MD speak?

Dr. Candelora speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Candelora is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Medical Center Of Trinity

Trinity, FL

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point

Hudson, FL

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)