Dr. Roy Cardoso, MD

Dr. Roy Cardoso, MD

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Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
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43 y/o
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Dr. Roy Cardoso, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

Orthopaedic Associates USA

350 N Pine Island Rd Ste 200

Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • EmblemHealth

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 97% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Cardoso'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.

Dr. Cardoso's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cardoso "Roy Cardoso M.D. is a board certified Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon who specializes in the hand and upper extremity. He earned his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Cardoso completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of California Davis in Sacramento and a Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in Winston-Salem, NC. He was Assistant Professor of Hand and Upper extremity at the University of Miami for three years where he helped train a number of residents and fellows in hand and upper extremity surgery. He has had the opportunity to lecture both internationally and nationally on various topics including brachial plexus injuries and injuries of the wrist and elbow. He has also participated in a number of volunteer medical trips overseas. He was chosen as a young leader in 2011 by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.Prior to joining Orthopaedic Associates he was treating patients at the Miami Hand Center."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cardoso "I am committed to providing my patients with compassionate and quality care."

4  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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28  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release

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

  • George Washington University School Medicine & Health Science
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Tulane University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California-Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Wake Forest Medical Center-Winston-Salem
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cardoso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cardoso's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cardoso to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Cardoso's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Warm, great listener, respectful, excellent bedside manner, detailed explanation - overall super human who you can tell practices medicine to truly help patients.
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Dr. Cardio did an excellent job with my wrist surgery and really cares about his patients. I'm very grateful.
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Dr. Cardoso is an incredibly gifted Dr. He has helped me with various conditions including surgery. His level of connection with patients and his knowledge is second to none. I have a very active lifestyle and I feel great knowing I can count on Dr Cardoso
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If I could leave NO STAR I would. I schedule my appointment at the Miami Lakes office cause it is closer to my job... but I need to make clear that I have never, ever being mistreated like this before for me is unthinkable that at a Dr's office that can happen.... terrible experience
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Dr. Cardoso performed an operation on my tendons and three months later I feel great! He was very communicative and attentive and I felt very comfortable with him. His office is very clean and you don't have to wait a long time in his office. I'm very happy with my care!
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