Dr. Charles B. Craythorne, MD

Sports Medicine

(41 reviews)
Accepting new patients Group 9 15 years of experience


Dr. Charles B. Craythorne, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon (Sports Medicine Surgeon) in Tampa, FL. He specializes in Sports Medicine, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified. He graduated from Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Charles B. Craythorne, MD works at Tampa Bay Orthopaedics. He is accepting new patients and accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Caterpillar, Corvel, Liberty Mutual, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment with Dr. Charles B....

About Dr. Charles B. Craythorne, MD


  • Sports Medicine


  • Achilles Tendon Rupture (tear)
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries Of Knee
  • Arthritis Of The Shoulder
  • Biceps Tendon Tear At The Elbow
  • Biceps Tendon Tear At The Shoulder
  • Chronic Shoulder Instability
  • Elbow (olecranon) Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries In The Throwing Athlete
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement (fai)
  • Fractures
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Muscle Strains In The Thigh
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis Of The Hip
  • Patellar Tendon Tear
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Impingement/rotator Cuff Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Injuries In The Throwing Athlete
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Slap Tears
  • Sports Medicine
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

Years of Experience

15 years of experience

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish



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Education & Certifications

Medical Education

  • Vanderbilt University - B.A.
  • University of Miami School of Medicine - M.D.


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania - Orthopedic Surgery


  • American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL - Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABMS

Insurance Plans Accepted

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  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Caterpillar
  • Corvel
  • HighMark Blue Shield
  • Liberty Mutual

Ratings & Reviews

Average provider rating


Based on 41 reviews

Time with patient

Accuracy of diagnosis

Listening skills

Clear explanations

Trust in decision making

Post visit follow-up

Office & Staff Evaluation

Office appearance

out of 5

Ease of scheduling

out of 5

Friendly staff

out of 5

Billing matters

out of 5

Average wait time

11 to 20 minutes

Patient Reviews

41 reviews

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Aug 27, 2015
Gave me back my ability to walk without pain.

He is kind, totally trustworthy and doesn't make promises he can't keep. I tell everyone I know that he is the only person they should consider in Orthopedics. I was immediately out of pain and walking in no time. Just want to hug him every time I...

Linda T.

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Aug 27, 2015
Dr Craythorne is an excellent physician



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Aug 27, 2015
What a great Ortho


F. N.

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Tampa Bay Orthopaedics

613 S Magnolia Ave, Suite 1

Tampa, FL 33606

  • Sunday Closed

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