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Dr. Robert Greer

Family Medicine
Lake Park, FL
46 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.

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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Aspirin: Aspirin is the best preventive.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Maybe: Try an otc anti-acid drug, a ppi like omeprazole.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Rest: I am impressed your partner is able to make you feel weak after sex.This is unusual as our female partners are often more energized than the male afte... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
None: I don't think any foods have impact on myomas.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Maybe: Do you sleep alone? If yes;more work-up is needed.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Avoid coffee: Seems pretty simple to avoid something that makes you ill.Although at 21 it seems strange you have not had caffeine, as in coke.I suspect some other c... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Conservatively: Most back pain resolves without a lot of fancy treatment other than gentle stretching, moist heat, meds like ibuprofen. Bed rest is now considered no... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Usually OK: Do not worry. We are happy of you getting off drugs.Stay that way.Any dr who doesn't welcome the new clean you-dump.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Remove earring: That may be the source of infection or it may not be pure gold.A common problem is other metals, notably nickel, are present and this is an allergic r... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Triggers: Avoid things that you have learned by now will trigger an attack;smoke, dust, pollen, cats etc are common and you can avoid them if you pay close atte... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 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?
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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
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 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 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 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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 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.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Often: Lovenox (enoxaparin) for right now blood thinning while we get the warfarin to a good level.A clot maybe deadly.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Consider diabetes: Recurrent infections are often a clue to blood sugar problems.I'd also consider a "pilonidal cyst" .This requires a visit to a dr.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
I hope you are( +): I hope you are as you hope and are pregnant. Do preg test on first urine of the day for conformation.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Polycystic ovary dis: Probably polycystic ovarian disease.Please follow with your dr as this can presage other problems related to female endocrine function.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Stress: Assuming you have tested for thyroid disease, the most frequent cause of hair loss in younger women is stress.
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: A consult with any dr may help. Easy test is to have a semen analysis on partner, gives us a starting point and is much cheaper and less difficult th... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Unknown: Improvement happens quickly (1 hour) but if smoking has damaged your lungs with emphysema or COPD you may never regain totally normal blood oxygen.Thi... Read More
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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 member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Try otc : Try cream and stool softener.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
CHF ?: I suspect you mean congestive heart failure. This disease means the heart is not pumping effectively and less than 50% is being pumped out with each b... Read More
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
How long?: Most low back pain is "mechanical".This means something is slightly misplaced and most often will resolve with time.As an osteopath, a dr with trainin... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
ODDS:very low: But this must be looked into.The causes of headache are too many to count but each patient must be evaluated.Please see your dr.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: Eyes are very often the target of allergies.Try an otc antihistamine like claritin (loratadine).
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Hope not: We are trying to be a help to anyone.If they need info about drugs we are a pretty good source.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Unknown;maybe: Many variables;power of the weed, your method of ingestion(a quick toke is different than a concentrated bong hit), suggest a non legal test on urine ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Look up "HIVES": I suspect an allergic reaction.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Pregnancy?: Please do a urine preg test on the first urine you pass tomorrow.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Use protection: You are risk of getting pregnant.Use a condom or abstain.Try to stay on track with oc's.
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Fluids?: I am not sure what "dry kidneys" are but there are few conditions that require fluid restriction.Ask your dr.
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes/no: I am not being flippant(a joker).It is best to leave a pimple alone because "popping" it often leads to a more severe and dangerous lesion.Best to cov... Read More
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: All nsaids -non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs- can influence the esr.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
YES: Many parents do not immunize their children.The risk of pertussis-whooping cough- is much greater now.Please see your dr. Soon.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: They will require a diet rich in proteins, veggies(green leafy)and calcium. Watch the weight-easy for a young gymnast to burn lots of calories and we... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Stop the drug: If you are taking an amphetamine rx'd by a dr. I'd assume they dx'd adhd.If you are experiencing insomnia i'd question the dx(diagnosis) or you may be... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Isn't SSRI: This rx works on a different pathway in the brain.
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Cyst: The most likely DX is a sebacous cyst. I would recommend a derm to know what it is.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Seldom: Most commonly men get light-headed after getting up from bed.This usually stops after a week or so of treatment.And they get up less often.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Very low: This procedure very seldom causes any perforation of the uterine wall.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Probably no preg.: But please let this be the scare that makes you use protection!
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 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
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: Please help protect the youngster from head injury.
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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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