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Dr. Peter Tomasello

Orthopedic Surgery
Hallandale Beach, FL
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Hallandale Beach, FL

Address

1724 E Hallandale Beach Boulevard, Hallandale Beach, FL
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My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
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Orthopedic Surgery

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Languages spoken

English, Italian

Doctor Q&A

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: The mechanism of injury is important I guess you never sought out any medical attention since you've injured her knee. If you're still having problems... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: If you're not have any history Of trauma fever weight-loss chills , night sweats other joint problems and others symptoms such as flulike symptoms a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: I would check with your gastroneurologist good luck thank you.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Relax. Take a deep breath. Orthopedic surgeons do not only do operations but they also recommend conservative treatment for a lot of conditions. Educa... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below : Is this for an acute or chronic injury what body part question is very vague but in general , stretch . Wash your hands before and after applying . U... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below : Stand up and stretch th pot and try to walk a few feet . You can so this every 30 minutes, good luck.
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A male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Epidural steroid injections are not indicated for the treatment of mechanical lower back pain. They may be use in a selected fashion for injection nea... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Your physical therapist and orthopedic surgeon should be able to give you further recommendations. This is not unusual in the first month after surger... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: If you injured your foot from a fall you may have injured your wrist at the same time. I would go back to your orthopedic surgeon and have your wrist ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Sounds like you may need a midfoot fusion. I would see an orthopedic foot and ankle specialist good luck thank you.
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: You can start out with your family practitioner and if necessary an orthopedic surgeon as a specialist not saying you need surgery but we specialize i... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
The growth plate be: Comes fused in a male at around 19 yoa. I would be concerned more so of an articulare injury( as this involves the joint surface) . I would recommend... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Back bracing for scoliosis is usually done if the curve is greater than 20 degrees . I would seek a orthopaedic spine surgeon that specializes in pedi... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Incline bench, flat bench and pec deck exercises and push ups.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Unless you s stained severe traumatic injury to your lower leg you probably have a strain of your calf muscle and some partial tears these are general... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Above are a some conservative treatment regimens . Heel wedges are sometimes helpful . X-ray , history and physical exam are the initial w/u.
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: A comprehensive history and physical including previous injuries is necessary to answer your question. Try to see the orthopedic surgeon as soon as po... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: I would rest both your wrists and stop using them elevate both hands and rest above the heart put ice on them 20 minutes every hour and try to get so... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: symptoms such as burning, vaginal bleeding, pain when urinating , Vaginal discharge, are some symptoms associated with urinary tract infections or ot... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Have an evaluation by your primary care physician or go see a rheumatologist. Good luck thank you
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below : I would call your medical physician who knows you better good luck thank you.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Your question is vague . In general These specialized surgical fields have highly evolved technically over the last 20 years. Depending upon your unde... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: What i believe you are describing are called fracture blisters. They are due to excessive swelling of the soft tissue/skin. These blisters are usually... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: This sounds like a common condition called chondromalacia the patella which is an early stage of arthritis of the undersurface od the knee cap which a... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: This is probably a lymph node you're feeling which can be normal. Go to your pediatrician or medical physician to have a evaluation to make sure this ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Lateral epicondylitis or commonly known as tennis elbow is usually a self-limiting conditioning that's comes from repetitive activity. Conservative tr... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: I believe you're referring to a humerus fracture . If you've been in a cast for three months i would be concerned your elbows getting severely stiff, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: In general spine surgery is performed for radicular problems which is numbness and tingling down the leg , weakness of the foot and ankle and unrelent... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Sure . A technically experienced and qualified physician performs these underflouro scopic image and they can serve to act as a diagnostic and therap... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: If only your knees are bothering you and donot have any other symptoms in your hands or feet and other joints most likely you have osteoarthritis fro... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Your son may have strained a muscle earlier and had a acute exacerbation. Children are sometimes over exaggerate their symptoms. If he is not having a... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See beloe: Yes. I believe the better term would be strained and the muscles involved would be the intercostal muscles.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Depending upon the procedure performed usually a 1 to 2 year follow-up is necessary , especially for joint replacement surgery. Follow up with your ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below : As you described this is an intermittent problem that occurs at various different areas. I would see a dermatologist and therefore he can do a thoroug... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: There are many different etiologies of these symptoms you're complaining about. . A thorough history , physical examination and laboratory studies wo... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Sounds like your father may be having some degenerative arthritis symptoms. Is there any history of trauma. What kind of work activities is your fathe... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: With these prolonged complaints and symptoms i think it would be imperative to get a thorough comprehensive medical and physical examination to see w... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Seek evaluation by a plastic surgeon who has treated these deformities in the past. Concentrate on your other personal characteristics to build up yo... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Incline bench, flat bench and pec deck exercises.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Home cervical traction is commonly used for patients with degenerative disc disease and avoiding surgery. Proper application and use should not cause ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: A lot of things ! loose bodies, chondromalacia , arthritis, meniscaal and acl/pcl tears cartlidge defects , extra-articular ligamentous injury are a s... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Can be . Not my first line choice ! not recommended to take for more than 1 week . Go see an orthopaedic spine surgeon . Good luck thank you.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: I am not aware of any but checking with the pharmacist they could probably do a thorough medication drug interaction check for you.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Depending upon your underlying medical conditions other types of surgical anesthetic options for this procedure include local , regional , and spina... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: This should be helpful and evaluation with a neurologist with EMG and nerve conduction velocity studies and neurologic bladder testing . Good luck th... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: This depends upon why and how the hardware was applied. Most of the time hardware may be left in. The hardware we use is titanium or stainless steel ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: That's good you must have a lot of free time . I would swim twice a week and work out three days a week and you can alternate these activities good lu... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Could be a lot of things go to the emergency room . Call ems good luck thank you.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below: Incline bench, flat bench , pec deck exercises and push ups for your pecs.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
See below : There are several anatomical structures in this region that you're describing at this point probably you'd be best served by getting an evaluation fro... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 24, 2014
Dr. Tomasello is an extremely knowledgeable physician and an excellent orthopedist. He is an asset to healthcare here in South Florida and to the Healthtap community!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Tomasello is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tomasello is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks! That's the problem...my knee problems are longstanding and have always been treated as an ortho problem. Now my hands hurt so ...
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks Dr. Tomasello, fast reply, awesome info. I feel better already!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks so much. :) I plan on being seen on Monday, if not sooner.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

Brookdale Hospital Medical Center

Residency

Peninsula General Hospital

Residency

Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center

Residency

Peninsula General Hospital Consortium

Residency

Cabrini Medical Center

Residency

Franklin Hospital Medical Center

Residency

Maimonides Medical Center

Residency

Shriner’s Children Hospital, Lexington Unit – Pediatrics

Residency

St. John’s Episcopal South Shore Hospital

Residency

St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center

Awards

2005 - Outstanding Contribution Award, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1991 - 2001 - Honors for Ten Years of Distinguished Service in the Tradition of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Top Orthopedic Surgeon , First Place, Florida - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
American Osteopathic Association
Americal Medical Association
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