Dr. Ricardo Matos, MD

Dr. Ricardo Matos, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(25)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ricardo Matos, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Lighthouse Point, FL. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

2850 N Federal Hwy Fl 2

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Contact Information

(954) 942-0321

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
48

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Total Disc Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Ponce School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Miami Valley Hosp-Wright State U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Methodist Hospital Of Indiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • U Louisville Leatherman Spine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Miami
    Other Education | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matos to family and friends
4.2
based on 25 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Matos' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Deerfield, FL 33441 |
You performed an XLIF on my back on L4-L-5 For years I have been in extreme pain. Suffering from a pinched nerve/sciatica. The surgery was on 9-11-08 I went everywhere trying to get relief. Back at your office & I was forwarded to a pain management clinic whereby they load you up with pills. They...more
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100% pleased ..... have seen all physicians at this clinic .... every one a Pro and I am a grouchy 75 year old normally. Staff is just as Pro. Regret they not in Okla where I have relocated temporarily.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Matos accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Matos has admitting privileges

Holy Cross Hospital
4725 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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