Dr. Walter Furman, MD

Dr. Walter Furman, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 69

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Walter Furman, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Sarasota, FL and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1980. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Hca Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. His office is not accepting new patients.

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2750 Bahia Vista St Ste 100 Sarasota, FL 34239

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360 Orthopedics

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates LLC2750 Bahia Vista St Ste 100 Sarasota, FL 34239
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360 Orthopedic

360 Orthopedics435 Commercial Ct Venice, FL 34292
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Furman is affiliated with Hca Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital Sarasota, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ See hospitals
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Dr. Furman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Furman

4.5

Based on 17 ratings

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Dr. Furman has decades of experience in orthopedics. His knowledge & techniques are superior & he’s an excellent communicator. He is our go-to doctor for his expert opinion on anything musculoskeletal. I totally trust his integrity & his judgement.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jeanie Glass, LMT – Feb 19, 2020
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Dr Furman operated on both of my hips (not simultaneously) and I am a new person as a result of his precise, caring, skilled surgery. He is a kind and ;helpful person, and I would recommend him very highly for consult if you want an honest opinion on anything orthopedic.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tess Soilverman in Sun City Center – Dec 19, 2017
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I have seen Dr Furman twice for my right knee due to osteoarthritis. He is an ace at giving cortisone shots! He is very personable & informative. He has same day appointments which was a blessing for me. He will be honest with you that if he recommends a procedure & he is not to perform it, he will refer to another physician. I would highly recommend him to my family & friends.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Judy M in Sarasota, FL – Feb 11, 2017
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Furman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Furman treats Joint Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Furman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Furman treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Furman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Furman treats Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Furman treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Furman's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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(941) 667-4532

Dr. Furman accepts the following insurance:

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Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Medicaid
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Preferred PPO
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About Me

Care Philosophy

360 Orthopedics provides the highest level of professional orthopedic, physical therapy, and occupational therapy care since 1978 for adults and children....Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Anderson Orthopedic Research Institute
Fellowship Hospital
Albert Einstein College of Medicine | Shrines Hospital for Crippled Children
Residency Hospital
Mount Sinai Medical School
Medical School
Mount Sinai School Of Med New York
Medical School
1986
Anderson Orth Rsch Inst
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Anderson Orth Rsch Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Einstein Med Center N Division
Residency Hospital
1985
Einstein Med Ctr-N Div
Residency Hospital
1981
Mount Sinai Hospital
Internship Hospital
1981
Mt Sinai Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
Medical School
1975
Notheastern University
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Walter Furman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Furman frequently treats Joint Pain, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain, and Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Furman treats.

Where is Dr. Walter Furman, MD's office located?

Dr. Furman's office is located at 2750 Bahia Vista St Ste 100, Sarasota, FL 34239. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Walter Furman, MD speak?

Dr. Furman speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Walter Furman, MD offer telehealth services?

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Furman is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Hca Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital

Sarasota, FL

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center

Lakewood Ranch, FL

70% Patients that would definitely recommend, Equal to the national average

2 Awards Received

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Sarasota, FL

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)