Dr. Thomas Bernasek, MD

Dr. Thomas Bernasek, MD

Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Dr. Thomas Bernasek, MD is an adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Temple Terrace, FL. He has been practicing for 37 years.

13020 N Telecom Pkwy

Temple Terrace, FL 33637

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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

Hip Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bernasek "Dr. Bernasek provides nonsurgical and surgical expert care to ensure each patient receives individualized treatment. He specializes in adult reconstruction and arthritis surgery and injuries or conditions in the hip and knee."


  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Subluxation
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee


  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Computer-Assisted Total Hip Replacement
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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.


  • University Of Wyoming
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • The University Of New Mexico
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • The University Of New Mexico
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief of Staff, Tampa General Hospital, September
Media & Publications

Dr. Bernasek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Bernasek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernasek to family and friends
based on 35 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bernasek's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Lakewood Ranch, FL |
In 1987 I was on a business trip in a Tampa and was hit by a car. I was rushed to Tampa General where Dr Bernasek preformed a complete knee reconstruction and repaired my tibia fracture with external fixation. Thirty years later I am now a resident of Florida and my legs are strong and...more
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Jim, thank you for sharing your story! We are so pleased to hear that Dr. Bernasek was able to get you back to being healthy and active. He and his team will be delighted to see your review.
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in Tampa, FL |
It was well worth the wait. Very very nice Doctor. He explains everything to you .
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Thanks Penny! We apologize for the extended wait time, Dr. Bernasek is well sought out by many across the United States! You are in great hands with him.
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Auburndale, FL |
Thanks to Dr. Bernasek my leg feels better now than it has in years. I was sent to Dr. Bernasek by another orthopedic physician. I was dealing with a 2nd infection after knee replacement surgery. He knew what to do to help me and did just that. He has a wonderful bedside manner and makes sure...more
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Oh no! We apologize that your wait time was 2.5 hours past your appointment. Thank you for making us aware so we can share this with our clinic leadership. We are pleased to hear that your experience with Dr....more
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Riverview, FL |
Always receive competent and courteous care from Dr. Bernasek, his PA, and his staff.
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Thank you for the awesome review about your experience with us! We will share this with Dr. Bernasek and his team.
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in Cape Coral, FL |
Dr Bernasek and his PA Brain Yates are excellent. They explain issues thoroughly and take whatever time the patient needs . I have never felt rushed with either one. They inspire confidence. Unfortunately, you will have to wait 3 months or more to get an appointment and once you get there you are...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Next Day
Dr. Bernasek accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
    Coventry Health Care of Florida PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Bernasek has admitting privileges

Tampa General Hospital
1 Tampa General Cir
Tampa, FL 33606
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