Dr. Thomas Bernasek, MD

Dr. Thomas Bernasek, MD

Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Thomas Bernasek, MD is an adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery specialist in Temple Terrace, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

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

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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

Dr. Bernasek'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.

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."

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

16  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

20  Procedures

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
35 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bernasek's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr Bernasek is a wonderful surgeon and has a great bedside manner. However, his office is so poorly managed that it is not uncommon to wait 2 to 3 hours after a scheduled appointment time to see him.
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William, thank you for the kind remarks about Dr. Bernasek. We have shared your review with him. He does apologize for the extended waits you've experienced and is working with his team to better accommodate his patients. Thank you for sharing your feedback so we can improve!

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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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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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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. Bernasek was top-notch!

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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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