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About Dr. Bernard F Germain

Dr. Bernard F Germain, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tampa, FL. He has 52 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Germain is affiliated with St Joseph's Children's Hospital of Tampa. Dr. Germain has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

32 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bernard F Germain is Great. Dr. Bernard F Germain has been rated by 32 patients. From those 32 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Bernard F Germain is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Bernard F Germain Md Pa

13801 Bruce B Downs Blvd Ste 101
Tampa, FL 33613
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Dr. Bernard F Germain has the following 2 specialties

  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    21 Expertise

  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Gout
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Vasculitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Infectious Arthritis (septic arthritis)
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Tendinitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Psoriasis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Scleroderma
  • Muscle Inflammation (Myositis)
  • Lupus
  • Joint Diseases
  • Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

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Love Dr. Germain and his staff. Very caring and understanding. The wait is long but for a good reason. He takes his time and listens. Saved my daughter who has Paniculitis a very rare auto immune condition. I would definitely recommend him to everybody.

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Four Stars

He is one heck of a doctor, he really knows his stuff!

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Don't go

I have been a patient for a few years now. Today I waited 1 hour to see the doctor and he spent less than 8 min. With me. The staff is friendly to me but I see how they come across to others, rude. I will be looking for another doctor after the wait I had today and the lack of follow up on my condition. Read all the reviews we cannot be all wrong.

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Very dissatisfied patient

I have been a patient for about 2 years and as of today he is no longer my doctor. He has no bedside manner, never smiles and does not appear to be concerned about my pain or other alternative treatments. His staff is rude, especially the lady that works at the front desk. She has never been nice to me and seems to be in a permanent bad mood. At Dr. Germaine's office, It's all about the copay at his office. I wouldn't recommend this doctor to my worst enemy.

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60.0 minutes
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Horrible bedside manner.

Will never go to this doctor again. Long waits, staff and doctor very rude. A robot would treat one better.

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60.0 minutes
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Accurate Diagnosis
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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Germain is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    52 Years Experience

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1966

  • Medical College Of Virginia Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Bernard F Germain accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AvMed Health
    • AvMed Empower
    • Avmed Choice
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • BCBS Florida myBlue
    • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
    • Florida Blue BlueOptions
    • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana HMO Select
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
    • Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
    • Humana Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
  • UHC of the River Valley
    • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Bernard F Germain Md Pa, 13801 Bruce B Downs Blvd Ste 101, Tampa, FL


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