Dr. Robert Greer

Family Medicine
Lake Park, FL
46 years experience male

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Office

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.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

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807 Answers
372 Agrees
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 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
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Something is wrong.: Please ask your pcp(primary care physician) to look for sinusitis. Many other things can cause anisomia(loss of taste and smell) but look for common t... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Veins are closer: Veins carry blood that has given up oxygen(and headed to the heart and lungs for more oxygen) and that blood is darker than oxygenated blood in the ar... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Unknown: It is a disease with more than just a skin abnormality.We know it is an "auto-immune" disease where the body is attacking itself and many treatments a... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Bugs: These are nasty little critters that burrow under your skin and itch like crazy.Get to a dr soon and get some shampoo to kill them.They can spread ver... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Carefully: A shave(following the direction of hair growth) prior to waxing may help.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Genetics;Mom gave it: Color blindness is not a disease;it is a genetic shift affecting 7% of males and 1/2 % of women. It is a variation in how one sees light browns, light... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Crystals in joint: Uric acid can get in a joint , often the first joint of the big toe and cause pain, redness & swelling.Your dr has quick relief.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: Florida also has free exams at times.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
See a Dr.: This may be serious.Please see a dr.Uncomplicated swimmers ear may be treated with isopropyl alcohol or hydrogen peroxide but i suspect your problem i... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
No and No: Ibuprofen's effect on bleeding mostly effects platelets and this has little to do with your period.The "period" is your womb discarding an unfertilize... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Ease up on knee: No soccer, stairs, squats or other stressors to the muscle down the front of the leg.Basically rest it.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Attentively: This can be a very dangerous puncture wound.The problem is the blood supply and lymph drainage.If it does not look and feel good in a short time you m... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Many things: There are a multitude of causes for this;but in your case i'd recommend testing.A "pulse ox" is a fast, easy and cheap first step.The dr puts a devic... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Family Dr: The primary care dr should be able to help.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Atherosclerosis : The "pacemaker", the sino-atrial node, in the upper chambers of the heart (atria) lose control and other sites fire leading to irregular heartbeat.It... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Than what?: I personally drink "purified" water as a rule.How pure is it ? I don't really know but it sounds better than stream water as advertised by other bottl... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes;Preg possible: We always suspect pregnancy in a young woman with any change in cycle.No test is always right.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Shouldn't: All antibiotics in the "beta-lactam" group that includes pennicillin, amoxicillin, Ampicillin and the cephlosporins like Cephalexin are excreted(peed... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Foreplay: This is not uncommon.Although it seems weird and uncomfortable, a discussion before you even begin can help.An assurance from him that he won't hurt y... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Dyshydrosis ?: I'd see a dermatologist.There are treatments but this is often hard to manage.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Diet or ?: At 33 yrs old i would suspect diet caused change in your stool color.But upper gi(the stomach and upper small intestine)bleeding can cause black stool... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Aerophagia: Fancy word for swallowing air.You may be eating too fast.Exhale before swallowing the food in your mouth.Also consider what food you are ingesting-sod... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
See Dr: I would order a cbc, metabolic panel, lipids, thyroid, hba1c, and urinalysis. If this is all normal we need to explore depression as a cause.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Unknown: I'd need actual numbers of wbc's, hemoglobin and hct to even guess.I think your dr is following a prudent path-these things often are a brief abnormal... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Hard to say: What do you mean by "safe", what is "medroxypr'? First voided urine of the day is best test of pregnancy.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
I wonder ?: What "test" proved you did not have adhd.The use of those initials (add) make me curious as to who gave you the test.I'd recommend a test administered... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
I'm worried: Yes, pills can get caught in the esophagus and cause problems.If the milk and crackers did not work please call your dr. And let them know what's goin... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
A,B&C now: There are many others but we are not well equipped to deal with them. A:usually oral:fecal, which means passed to you by poor hygiene, your food prep... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Some exist: You have expressed some ejaculate (come) even if you did not "finish". The risk is there.We call people who use withdrawal "parents" way too often.Use... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Ph >7 usually= infec: Although I am usually against anything in the vagina that isn't attached to a human, try a very dilute solution of clear vinegar( 1 teaspoon in a quar... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Don't: Adhd patients do not "crash".Only abusers have this unpleasant side effect.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Obesity=diabetes: Very simple, as we become more overweight and even obese our ability to handle glucose becomes more impaired.We suspect that abdominal fat secretes a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Unknown: Each gram of the chocolate has at least 40-80 calories.How many grams consumed gives you the number.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Rest and gargle: If you had an intubation expect a sore throat.Very normal.Gargle with warm salt water for 2 days every 2-3 hours.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: Strobe light is often used to cause an event.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Get a glucose tester: If you have the inexpensive device that can measure your sugars off a single drop of blood in 5 seconds why not know?
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Doubtful but i worry: Although unlikely unless you "chew" it demands attention.A dmd would be a good first step.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes/no: A slight shift in WBC is to be expected after surgery.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Lots: In south florida kids are saved every day by by-stander cpr.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: We are a body, mind and spirit.Yoga helps balance the 3 to improve health, leading to less severe cramps.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Fibula?: Two bones make up the "ankle".The ability to use a joint has nothing to do with it's fracture status. Please discuss with your dr asap.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Tums, (calcium carbonate)the antacid.: Tums (calcium carbonate) are very cheap and work very well.Also a great source of calcium.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Depends;discuss w DR: We are spending billions (total health care is over 2.6 trillion) in unnecessary testing each year.I think testing for lipids in teen-twenty years is ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
No: This will relieve symptoms for a time but a cure will require more treatment.I usually recommend an insert into your shoe with the sore spot cut out o... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Hymen: There is a thin membrane of tissue that covers your vaginal opening.I suspect this is what you feel.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Sports yes.: I am not a big supporter of weight lifting in young people.Too many injuries.In the gym:aerobic training.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
I have no experience: It would seem to use a weak laser to stimulate scar formation to pull the ear closer to the skull.I'd recommend a plastic or ENT dr for consult.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: Lots of veggies are protien loaded as in soy.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
I guess vaginal?: I'd recommend an otc product like "monostat".
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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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