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Coastal Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Peter Candelora, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon located in New Port Richey, FL


To Our Patients:

Yes, we are currently still open and seeing patients.

We are keeping up with deep cleaning standards in order to ensure that our patrons and staff are not at risk of contracting the COVID-19

**Only the patient will be allowed in the exam room until further notice**

To keep our staff, yourself, and other patrons safe, we ask that you delay making an appointment if you fall into any the following category:

  • If you have traveled recently within the last month via airplane, bus, or train.
  • If you are diagnosed with any form of a medical issue that is immuno-suppressant, such as Cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, etc.
  • If you have experienced or have an ongoing cough, sneeze, allergy symptoms, sinus symptoms, cold or flu symptoms, and/or fever in the last two weeks
  • If you are pregnant, recently given birth, or still breastfeeding

We will continue to update our patrons, as further information is released.

Stay safe and many blessings,

Dr. Peter Candelora



About Dr. Peter Candelora

Dr. Peter Candelora serves the New Port Richey, Florida, community as the founder of Coastal Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. He specializes in joint arthroplasty including minimally invasive procedures for both hip and knee replacements. He and his staff strive to stay at the forefront of orthopaedic technology to offer their patients the most current surgical innovations.

At Coastal Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Dr. Candelora has been practicing orthopaedic surgery in the area since 1989. Prior to opening the practice, he was the Chief of Surgery at both North Bay Hospital and New Port Richey Community Hospital

He started his medical career in his home state of Pennsylvania with concurrent Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Biology at Bucknell University. After graduation he was accepted to the prestigious Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana to study medicine.

Once completing medical school, Dr. Candelora remained at Tulane for his residency in orthopaedic surgery. He then moved west for specialty training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) affiliated Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Los Angeles. He then returned to the South for additional education in sports medicine at Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic in Columbus, Georgia.

Dr. Candelora is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a member of the Florida Orthopedic Association, the Florida Medical Society, the Pasco Medical Society, the Hughston Society, and Tulane’s Caldwell Society.

The chief goal of Dr. Candelora and Coastal Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is to “remain at the forefront of proven and accepted surgical innovations.”

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We offer various other Orthopedic procedures and evaluations other than the listed specialized areas please contact our office for more information.
Reach Our Office Directly by Calling (727) 848-1417

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Insurances We Accept

Every insurance plan is different and may or may not be in-network with our practice. Please call our office with your Insurance name, member ID# and a phone number for your insurance so our Insurance Department can verify if we accept your specific insurance policy. This list is subject to change at any given time. Feel free to contact our office for an updated list of the insurances we accept at the time

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Freedom Health
United Healthcare

Words from our patients

  • Google+

    "Doctor is always understanding, listens to what you are saying and works with you to provide you the best care."

    Chris M.
  • Google+

    "The staff is very nice and the office is bright, spacious and clean. Highly recommend Dr. Candelora!"

    Brianne P.
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    "I am so happy with the great service I received for my knee. Dr. Candelora will be highly recommended by me."

    Robert V.
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    "Dr. Candelora makes me feel comfortable and he truly cares about my needs. I appreciate that he spends one on one time with me to answer questions and concerns of mine."

    Ryan B.
  • Healthgrades

    "I only have good things to say about Dr. Candlora. he was very kind to me when no one could tell me what was wrong with my hip."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Candelora took the time to try and help and I believe he found the source. Three weeks later, I was almost pain free!"

    Verified Patient



Coastal Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
5145 Deer Park Dr.
New Port Richey, FL 34653
Phone: 727-314-2832
Fax: 727-847-7526

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