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About Dr. Richard V Abdo MD
Dr. Richard V Abdo, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Clearwater, FL. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics and Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery. He speaks English.
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Dr. Richard V Abdo has the following 4 specialties
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics
- Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Richard V Abdo has the following 9 expertise
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Ankle Injuries
- Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
- Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
- Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
- Sports Medicine
Dr. Richard V Abdo is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Achilles Tendon Repair
Self-verified patient of Dr. Richard V Abdo - Posted on November 7th, 2018
hip replacement surgery
Self-verified patient of Dr. Richard V Abdo - Posted on October 23rd, 2018
After the right hip replacement done 2011 by another doctor and some problems, I hardly decided to do it again . But now six months after Dr. Abdo did the hip replacement surgery on my left hip , I am so happy and feeling great, many THANKS to Dr. Abdo and his team , thanks for normal life, life without pain. THANK YOU VERY MUCH !!!
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
36 Years Experience
State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1982
Boston University Medical Center
Dr. Richard V Abdo Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- AvMed Empower
- AvMed Engage
- Avmed Choice
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Florida myBlue
- Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
- Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
- First Health PPO
- 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
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Richard V Abdo
Richard V. Abdo, M.D. Born in Syracuse, New York, Dr. Richard V. Abdo earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Brown University in 1978, graduating with Honors in Geology-Biology. In 1982, he received his Medical Degree, Laude from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He completed his General Surgery Internship at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California in 1983, and his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Boston University in 1987. Dr. Abdo began his practice at The Lahey Clinic in Boston where he was on staff from 1987 to 1994. He was Clinical Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Medicine and Director of The Lahey Clinic Foot and Ankle Fellowship. In Florida, he has served on the Voluntary Faculty of the Dept. of Family Medicine from 2000 to present as Affiliate Assistant Professor, including the Sports Medicine Fellowship training program. Dr. Abdo joined Orthopaedic Specialties of Tampa bay,P.A. in 1994. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Abdo has published and presented papers at local, regional, and national meetings. He serves on the editorial staff of The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, and Foot and Ankle International. Dr. Abdo has served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Morton Plant Hospital, as well as on several hospital committees. Locally he has volunteered as a team physician for high school and club sports teams. Dr. Abdo is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has achieved the ABOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certificate. He treats all types of orthopaedic related conditions.
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