Dr. Peter Candelora, MD

Dr. Peter Candelora, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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62 y/o
(113)

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Dr. Peter Candelora, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New Port Richey, FL and has been practicing for 29 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
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Candelora performs Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Candelora performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Candelora performs Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Candelora performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Candelora performs Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Candelora performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Candelora's conditions and procedures:

ACL Surgery
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Arthroscopy
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
Bicep Repairs
Bone and Joint Repair
Bone and Joint Replacement
Bone Grafting
Bursa Injection
Casting
De Quervain's Release
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
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
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
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
HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
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
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
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Surgery
Splinting
Sports Medicine Surgery
Stem Cell Therapy
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 Fusion
Wrist Replacement
X-Ray

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 total hip and knee replacements, reconstructive surgery, and the treatment of various shoul...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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
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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
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