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Dr. Robert Greer

Family Medicine
Lake Park, FL
44 years experience male

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Lake Park, FL

Address

624 U.S.1, Lake Park, FL
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Robert C Greer DO PA

Lake Park, FL

Robert C Greer IV DO FACOFP

Lake Park

About

Bio

35 years in solo Osteopathic Family Medicine(board certified) with a large Aeromedicine practice. Prevention is what I try to do best. For Memorial Day : I am a retired Captain,Medical Corps,U.S.Navy,Seabee Combat Warfare Qualified.

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Family Medicine

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1.0K Answers
453 Agrees
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: This is a very tough area of medicine. Laws in fl Prohibit most of us from rxing these drugs. Mental health issues may be exposed.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Not likely: Alcohol & nicotine stimulate some very specific brain centers.Maybe some foods do, but i'd doubt a "withdrawal" syndrome.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
You know: There is no absolute list of favorable or bad foods for your gastritis.Yes the dr said spicy, fatty, italian or whatever.Your gut knows and i respect ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Maybe: Do you sleep alone? If yes;more work-up is needed.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Maybe: Piriformis syndrome is tough.If it gives you relief i say try it.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: This forum is often asked about vaccines.Most of us agree the "shots" are very important and local reactions are usually not dangerous nor serious.If ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
History: Talking to you about your symptoms and testing your urine.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Better BM's: It would seem you dr is trying to help make your bowel movements less hard.I agree with this approach.Add fiber from foods like whole grain cereals an... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Hard to say: Your pregnancy is a very unique experience.Every woman has different feelings and we dr's should respect how you are affected.I often defer to your mo... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Pregnancy test: We dr's always thing a pregnancy when your period is changed.Please do a first morning urine test.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: Please help protect the youngster from head injury.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
ER NOW: We can treat cerebral edema with meds in the short period after head injury;er is the best venue.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: But more often children are affected be "reactive or constrictive" lung disease like asthma.Restrictive lung disease(think emphysema) usually affects ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Altered awareness: The concussed person is an unreliable historian.Most often they want to get back into the game and will negate their symptoms so they can continue pla... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes/No: Placebo effect is powerful.If the person believes in the substance:it will work.There is no proven(trials) effect.We used it a lot before the pde5 rx'... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Quit smoking: Smoking continues to be the main cause of all lung disease.If you do not smoke follow you dr's instructions.Restrictive lung disease is difficult to m... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Gout;OA;RA;SLE?: Please see your primary care dr.These are all examples of arthritis-defined by us as as an "inflamed joint".
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
YES!: If you don't drop the weight when applying!i often recommend traction to people with neck pain and especially those with numbness or tingling in their... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
No: The very thin tissue on the penile shaft is likely to scar again.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
No: Exactly the right treatment-if used as an ear drop.Do not put anymore "q-tips" in his ear!
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Ringworm?: A common name for fungus infection.No worm, but very treatable. We call it tenia corporis .Your dr has effective treatment.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
YES: I submit we are a three legged stool: a body , mind and spirit.If any of these leg are "off" we are vulnerable to illness or worsening of any illness ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: We think testosterone is the stimulus for female "sex drive", if too much can cause imbalance in desire.It is hard to define "higher sex drive".Your f... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Oral contraceptives: The pill is most effective.Iud's-a device implanted in the uterus-are probably next.Foams, jellies and barriers like condoms are less reliable due to ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
RELAX!: All the "auto-immune" diseases present in a spectrum of symptoms.You are lucky in that you seem to have minimal symptoms.Don't wait for someone to say... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Very low: This procedure very seldom causes any perforation of the uterine wall.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Bipolar: If we treat 1/2 of bipolar disease it is not uncommon for the other 1/2 (mania) to appear.Let your dr know.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Diet: Eating less animal derived fat (ground beef as in hamburgers and french fries) is a good start.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Often: Lovenox (enoxaparin) for right now blood thinning while we get the warfarin to a good level.A clot maybe deadly.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Repeat test: If you are usually regular and are 10 days late be very suspicious.Repeat EPT on a first voided urine of the day(right after you get up ).
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: The "prodrome" or pre headache you describe makes me suspect migraine.Not all migraine is "classic" with nausea, photophobia etc.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
BAD: In my dn2 patients i aim for below 7. This suggests an average sugar over 160. Can't you do better and get below 7?
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
That is OK: That is a lot of gain.Go slow and steady with good diet and exercise program.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: That is a qualified answer-please have a straight buddy close by.This is usually a very safe drug with a glass of wine but not so much with tequila sh... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Safe: You said you will stop often-should be safe.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Please see a Dr.: This could be anything from minor to very important, i cannot begin to guess!
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Less stress: Up to 6 abnormal beats per min. Are considered normal.The more you think about it the more stress you have;and more pac's.And avoid caffeine as in cof... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Unknown: If the sex is "traumatic", meaning like rough , yes it may cause an outbreak. If partners are very careful and avoid sex near an outbreak still 10% t... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Under ribs: The transverse colon crosses from the left to right under your ribs(usually).Distal means away from beginning(right lower abdomen). I suspect the poly... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Maybe: Do an "ept" on first voided urine.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Maybe: But i suggest check thyroid and electrolytes.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Infection: I suspect mrsa, a bad skin infection.Treament is required asap.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Fiber: Not many treatments help a lot but more fiber is recommended.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: The time is variable.If you are required to take a drug test, a valid rx will result in a "negative" result unless you work in a "safety sensitive" jo... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Stress: Assuming you have tested for thyroid disease, the most frequent cause of hair loss in younger women is stress.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Maybe: Typhoid is an "oral-fecal" organism.If you are very careful to wash your hands after every trip to bathroom you are "o.K".We hospital types wash-and i... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Pregnant: We are always suspicious of pregnancy when a woman of your age has a change in menses(period) please do a fist voided urine pregnancy test ( the firs... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: Please see a dr.You may have a myriad of problems-all of which require investigation.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
We ALWAYS worry: When we hear" chest pain" we are always worried about heart disease.Yes, your symptoms may be, and probably are, related to your gerd, but i recommend... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
It may: The addition of HCG can help.

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Utmost respect for this colleague. Brilliant, super safe and knowledgeable.
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Jun 4, 2012
Good,direct,straight answer that you can check up with your next doctors appointment,always better to have answer..to start somewhere on road to better health:)
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Greer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower8
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Thanks for your response it was my upper back shoulder my right that was dropped. I had headaches which were cured with physio. But was still struggling to turn head right and pain upper right and in...Read More
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Dr Robert Greer Thank you for some great information You do have to take into consideration the person doing work also because if they get stuck by a needle that was contaminated then they may unkno...Read More
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I was surprised to find that both my hospital and my pediatrician prefer underarm temperature! they also dont approve of the strip thermometers. i appreciate your reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

PCOM
Graduated 2012MD

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 1977MD

Awards

Physician of the year,Florida;lifetime achievement from Fl Ostoepathic Medical Association.U.S.Navy Commendation Medal X 2;Navy Achievement 2;
Top Doctor, Third Place, Fort Lauderdale, FL - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Fort Lauderdale, FL - Winter
2013

Affiliations

AOA,ACOFP,FOMA
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