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Dr. Richard Abdo MD

Orthopedic Foot / Ankle Surgeons in Clearwater, FL

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Dr. Richard Abdo specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, orthopedic surgery, general surgery in Clearwater, Florida.

Dr. Richard Abdo has been compared 376 times. Details of Dr. Abdo's 32 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at SUNY Upstate Medical University are available on your free doctor report.

Primary Location for Dr. Abdo

Dr. Richard Abdo
1011 Jeffords St
Suite C
Clearwater, FL 33756

 Ratings and Reviews for Dr. Richard Abdo

Dr. Richard Abdo has an average rating of 3.5 stars (out of 5) with a rating of Good based on 13 reviews.


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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Richard Abdo identified specializing in Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
and General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist.
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He is certified in Orthopedic Surgery.

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 Hospital Affiliation

A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.

Dr. Abdo is affiliated with 1 hospital:

Morton Plant Hospital
300 Pinellas St
Clearwater, FL 33756

 Education

Dr. Abdo attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine and graduated in 1982 having 32 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.

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  • Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

    430 Morton Plant St, Suite 301 Clearwater, FL 33756

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      14 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      AvMed Health Plans
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Morton Plant Hospital
      Clearwater, FL
    • Education
      Emory University
    • Gender
      MALE

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