Dr. Howard J Gelb MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Howard Gelb is an orthopedic surgeon in Boca Raton, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Broward Health Coral Springs and West Boca Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Gelb accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at Broward Health Coral Springs and one of 24 at West Boca Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1989 - 1994

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Publications & Presentations

Magnetic resonance imaging of knee disorders. Clinical value and cost-effectiveness in a sports medicine practice.
Gelb, H. J., Glasgow, S. G., Sapega, A. A., Torg, J. S.

In vivo inflammatory response to polymethylmethacrylate particulate debris: effect of size, morphology, and surface area.
Gelb, H., Schumacher, H. R., Cuckler, J., Ducheyne, P., Baker, D. G.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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