Dr. John Alex O'Connell MD Physiatrist

Dr. John O'Connell is a physiatrist in Weston, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Florida. He received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. O'Connell accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 35 doctors at Cleveland Clinic and one of 2 at Cleveland Clinic Florida who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

Clinical Interests: Sports Medicine, Athletic Injuries, Epidural Injections, Spine, Spinal Injuries, Zygapophyseal Joint

Hospital Affiliation

Cleveland Clinic
High performing in Rehabilitation

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Education & Medical Training

Keesler Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994–1995

Temple University Hospital
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1998–2001

Temple University Hospital
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 2001–2002

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Class of 1994

Temple University Hospital
Chief Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2000–2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified 2 years in Sports Medicine

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified 12 years in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified 11 years in Pain Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Top Doctor, Castle Connolly

Top Doctor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Gold Coast Magazine

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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