Richard V Abdo, MD Foot and Ankle Orthopedic

Dr. Richard V Abdo, MD

Foot and Ankle Orthopedic
Clearwater, FL (1 other location)

About Dr. Richard V Abdo MD

Dr. Richard V Abdo, MD is a doctor primarily located in Clearwater, FL, with another office in Clearwater, FL. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Foot and Ankle Orthopedic, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine.

Dr. Abdo has received 2 awards.


Dr. Richard V Abdo has 2 locations

Orthopaedic Specialties 1011 Jeffords St Bldg C & D Clearwater, FL 33756
Orthopaedic Surgery Center Of Clearwater 402 Jeffords St Clearwater, FL 33756


Dr. Richard V Abdo has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

Orthopaedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
Sports Medicine
Foot and Ankle Orthopedic

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Richard V Abdo has the following 9 expertise

  • Arthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Sports Medicine


2 Awards

  • 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.

  • 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.


39 Years Experience

Boston University Medical Center


Suny Upstate Medical University College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1982

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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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