Dr. Peter Candelora, MD

Dr. Peter Candelora, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 60 years old

Peter Candelora, an Orthopedic Surgeon started practicing 1989. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Florida Orthopedic Association Pasco Medical Society Hughston Society Tulane's Caldwell Society Florida Medical Society PROCEDURES AND TREATMENTS BY Dr. Candelora Nutraceuticals General Orthopaedics Joint Replacement Hip Knee Shoulder Stem Cell Therapy FORMS OF PAYMENT Cash, All Major Credit Cards, Check INSURANCES ACCEPTED accepts most insurance, gladly accept Auto and Workers compensation Insurance as well HOURS Monday to Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Read more

Coastal Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
5145 Deer Park Dr
New Port Richey, FL 34653 Get Directions
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in Lutz, FL |
I was in intense pain when I scheduled my appointment. Thanks to Dr. Candelora I feel major relief. I know I can always count on him!
in Lutz, FL |
I was sent to Dr. Candelora's office through workers comp. Dr. Candelora performed surgery on my right shoulder. He is knowledgeable professional and compassionate about you as a patient. I would highly recommend friends and family in need a of a good honest trustworthy Doctor.
in Spring Hill, FL |
Not enough caracters allowed. After he gets payed under workmans comp he dismisses you completely Prior to my surgery and right after he has my praise and everything would have been marked EXCELLANT
I personally called Arleeta and left a message for which she has never responded. This is a worker's comp case. I did order other treatments for the patient which were never approved. Despite contacting her work comp provider multiple times, my office never succeeded in getting approval for further care. I did not dismiss this patient until we could not get further care approval. I was forced to end care and give the patient the appropriate ratings. I did explain this to Arleeta.
in New Port Richey, FL |
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.
I really appreciate your comments. I it always helpful and good to know that we are doing a good job.
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Peter Candelora, an Orthopedic Surgeon started practicing 1989.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Florida Orthopedic Association
  • Pasco Medical Society
  • Hughston Society
  • Tulane's Caldwell Society
  • Florida Medical Society

PROCEDURES AND TREATMENTS BY Dr. Candelora

  • Nutraceuticals
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Joint Replacement
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Stem Cell Therapy

FORMS OF PAYMENT

  • Cash, All Major Credit Cards, Check

INSURANCES ACCEPTED

  • accepts most insurance, 
  • gladly accept Auto and Workers compensation Insurance as well

HOURS

  • Monday to Thursday:   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday:                          9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Broken Leg
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • 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 Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University In New Orleans, La-M.D.

    Graduated in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Orthopaedics-Tulane University In New Orleans, La

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Bucknell University In Lewisburg, Pa-Bs In Biology

    Graduated in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bursa Injection
  • 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 Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Knee Debridement
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Splinting
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subcromial Decompression
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • 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 Replacement
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • X-Ray