Dr. Philip "Flip" Clifford, MD, AAHKS, AAOS, Orthopedist
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Dr. Philip "Flip" Clifford, MD, AAHKS, AAOS

Orthopedist

4/5(56)
3030 North Rocky Point Drive West Suite 160 Tampa FL, 33607
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Philip Clifford is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Tampa, FL. Dr. Clifford specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Clifford tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.

Education and Training

Univ of Fl Coll of Med, Gainesville Fl 1993

University of Florida College of Medicine 1993

Board Certification

Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Treatments

  • Torn Meniscus
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
  • Abnormal Gait

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons  

Dr. Philip "Flip" Clifford, MD, AAHKS, AAOS's Practice location

Outpatient Joint Replacement Center of America

3030 North Rocky Point Drive West Suite 160 -
Tampa, FL 33607
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New patients: 813-281-0567

Practice At 120 William Penn Plz

120 William Penn Plz -
Durham, NC 27704
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Patient Experience with Dr. Clifford


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Dr. Philip "Flip" Clifford, MD, AAHKS, AAOS has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 56 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Orthopedist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Philip “Flip” Clifford, who serves patients in Tampa, Florida.

Board-certified orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Clifford, also known as “Flip”, is the Founder and Director of the Outpatient Joint Replacement Center Of America in Tampa, Florida. Outpatient Joint Replacement Center of America is the Southeast’s premier provider for outpatient total knee and hip replacement. The dedicated and compassionate team working there strive to help put patients on the path to long-lasting and life-changing relief.

At his practice, Dr. Clifford has spent over five years developing anesthetic and surgical protocols for outpatient joint replacement, which has led to nearly all of his patients being candidates for outpatient surgery, provided their general health is stable and medically well managed. 

Born in New Jersey, from Vermont natives, he went to middle and high school in the Tampa Bay area. He attended Davidson College in North Carolina before enrolling in medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville. Thereafter, he completed his residency in orthopaedics at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, before going on to complete an additional year of fellowship training in adult reconstructive surgery, specifically hip and knee replacement surgery. 

With a special interest in outpatient joint replacement, Dr. Clifford’s passion led him to Tampa, where he opened his private practice with the plan to deliver the best of care to patients needing hip and knee replacement surgery. 

In addition to being a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Clifford is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopaedic residents and surgeons, as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopaedic surgeons. 

Orthopaedic surgery or orthopaedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. 

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