Dr. Peter Candelora, MD

Pain Management •  Male • Age 64

  
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Dr. Peter Candelora, MD is a pain management specialist in New Port Richey, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in pain management.


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Coastal Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

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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4.5

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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
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Dr. Candelora's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Joint Pain
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
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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
Knee Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Candelora treats Knee Disorders more than 93% of his peers

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

Dr. Candelora's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 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 Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • 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
  • 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 Care
  • 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 Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • 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
  • 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 Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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
  • 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 Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion

About Me

Dr. Peter Candelora is an Orthopedist serving the New Port Richey area for more than 5 years. Dr. Candelora is experienced in Nutraceuticals, General Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement. He is a professional member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Florida Orthopedic Association and the Pasco Medical Society.

Specialties

  • Pain Management

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Tulane University In New Orleans, La,
Residency Hospital
1985
Charity Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
Bucknell University In Lewisburg, Pa
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Florida Hospital North Pinellas

Tarpon Springs, FL

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Medical Center Of Trinity

Trinity, FL

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point

Hudson, FL

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)