Dr. Ricardo Matos, MD

Dr. Ricardo Matos, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Ricardo Matos, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lighthouse Point, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Ponce School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic neck surgery, and more.

2850 N Federal Hwy Fl 2

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Matos performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Matos's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

5  Specialties

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

1  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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13  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

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matos to family and friends
25 total reviews (2 have 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

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (2)

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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