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Just moved to the area and was very sick with bronchitis.This facility was staffed by a professional, knowledgeable and friendly front office. Was …
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No respect for the customers time. Wait times have increased over the year. When you bring it up to staff they argue and tell you it’s not true. Waited 2 1/2 hours for shots to be told the office was out of vaccines and no apologies. Be forewarned that if you disagree with the accusatory and belittling staff, you will be removed from patient status.
DON'T TAKE YOUR CHILD HERE!!!! I can not say this enough. If you feel your child needs a second opinion with a specialist and you need a referral, unless they feel the situation fits a "protocol" they will not give you one and then they will discharge your child as a patient if you disagree with the doctor. The doctor walked out of the room in the middle of the conversation because I told her she didn't have a right to prevent me from taking my child to a specialist just because she didn't think anything was wrong. Just because you don't thing anything is wrong, it doesn't mean that there isn't. A specialist may disagree w/ her. Because of being cut off while trying to voice my concerns, more than once I actually had to request to allow me to finish speaking before being interrupted. I was even told to give her medications as trial to see if it works without even doing any diagnostics to find out what is wrong first. So I'm suppose to give a 7 year old medications that have side effects in hopes that her symptoms resolve. Seriously, is that how medicine is practiced, give medications first and ask questions later. Despite giving me blood work orders. my child was let go from the practice, now how am I suppose to have her follow up if she is not allowed back. Why give me blood work orders if you're going to discharge my child from the practice. I can't speak for any of the other locations but both doctors at this location have no bedside manner and treat the parent as if they are crazy. Their egos are so big that if you disagree with them they will fire you from their practice. SMH!!!
Just moved to the area and was very sick with bronchitis.This facility was staffed by a professional, knowledgeable and friendly front office. Was seen by an MD with minimal wait time. I was examined and treated by Dr Becker who was very nice and reassuring. I highly recommend this urgent care.
I am so blessed and thankful to have become a Patient at this Medical Center! I very highly recommend the CAC Florida Medical Center! They have their own drivers and vans that pick patients up and the service is excellent! The vans are new and very clean and comfortable. They have A/C and Heat in the vans. The drivers are the very best as they are so kind, compassionate, caring, professional, and treat the patients like family! The front desk staff is very customer service oriented, accommodating, kind, and compassionate! The medical staff is just as amazing! The nurses and medical technicians are very respectful, kind, compassionate and caring! Dr. Migdalis Matos-Gonzalez is my Primary Care Physician and I very highly recommend her because she is amazing! She is so down to earth and easy to discuss my medical needs with. She is very intelligent, compassionate, caring, and up to date with the latest medicine. She has an exceptional memory and excellent bedside manner! I could not ask for a better Doctor! I am amazed with all of the services that this medical center offers at the facility! They offer Retinal Exams, Nutrition Counseling and some radiology services at the Center! They even have a Podiatrist that comes to see Patients at the Center! This Medical Center is very comfortable and convenient! Anytime I am sick or have a concern they are only one call away! I could not ask for more as this place is such a blessing to me and my Mom!
Dr. Rincón has a new partner that works part time; Dr. Piovanetti. I heard he was born in the states and lived in Puerto Rico many years, so he is multilingual and multicultural. The day I visited the office I perceived that Dr. Piovanetti's arrival has alleviated the office's patient workload and concerns of some. Hearing and speaking to patients in the waiting room, their satisfaction with Dr. Piovanetti was 100%-plus, and so is the satisfaction with Dr. Rincón back to top-notch again.Although my doctor is Dr. Rincón, I heard that Dr. Piovanetti used to be a medical teacher and seems to dedicate time to each patient according to their needs and I heard patients say that he explains everything in an easy to understand way - like it used to be back when "all doctors" paid attention to "us patients". One problem though; getting an appointment with Dr. Piovanetti is difficult. First, he's at the office some days of the week only, and then, once patients are seen by him, they appear not to want another doctor. While I was there for my appointment with Dr. Rincón I saw and heard many patients, from other doctors, that said they wouldn't want to go back to their previous doctor. I haven't seen Dr. Piovanetti since I've been Dr. Rincón's patient for many years and don't have a reason to see another doctor. Therefore, all the above is what "I heard and spoke with patients" in the waiting room that day. Nonetheless, that day Dr. Rincón appeared to have acquired some of Dr. Piovanetti's "thing"; I spent more time with him than before and he was more detailed explaining and working with me.So the practice and patient experience are "back on top", according to some patients, beyond that of any other primary care physician office in the vicinity. It now appears it is again the place to go - if you can get an appointment though.
I know Dr. Usha Jain for several months. I bring my whole family here.She specializes in emergency medicine and also Pediatrics. Dr. Jain is convenient and has all the facilities like blood tests, x-ray and EKG. I can walk in without an appointment and be treated right away. Dr. Jain is thorough and found deficiencies of the vitamins for me and that would help me with the diabetes.Dr. Jain always take the time to listen to me and my family and treats my condition with medicine and also natural medicine. Dr. Jain also specializes in anti-aging medicine. I recommend her because she can see me without an appointment, thorough and treats with natural and traditional medicine.
For a walk in clinic this place was very fast, I was in and out in under 20 minutes. On that same note, I was with the doctor for literally under 30 seconds. He barely looked at my condition and, because of that, misdiagnosed me. Definitely the type of establishment to just push antibiotics without doing any kind of examination. Definitely would avoid this place, unless you yourself know exactly what is needed for your treatment.
I actually went to the location downtown Orlando Office and saw Zipoli, Kaitlyn, this was my first visit and I can actually say I had a great experience, I have not had a doc that actually spoke to me like they were concerned and Kaitlyn made me feel as though she cared. I recommend her to anyone. Im not sure why reviews are the way they are but of course everyone can have different experiences, but mine was great. Thanks Kaitlyn
I see Dr Q who I've been seeing for 10 years and he's fine BUT nurse Maritza along with the other nurse consistantly mess up my scripts, wrong dosage, wrong meds, forgetting to put my name on the script, wrong birthdate, wrong paperwork for lab, I was supposed to have a BRCA test and it was for a sugar test! Today she called a pharmacy that I haven't used in 2 years and lied to me about it. She tried to blame it on me saying why didn't I give them the right number, I tried TWICE but the receptionist wouldn't take the number down, left 2 messages with the phone numbers on the nurses line and told the receptionist that I didn't think the answering service was working right. I told Maritza about the errors and she said, why didn't you tell us about it before now, I've told them EVERY time since I have to go all the way back to the office to get them corrected!. It's also all in my file, Today the she was incredibly rude and nasty to me, treated me like I was a drug dealer trying to score drugs to sell because I'd asked her to call it on to my pharmacy which they have already done twice....I wasn't aware they weren't supposed to and that is NOT my fault. When I told her the script had been called in twice already she started yelling at other staff about it. She lied to me on numerous occasions about what the pharmacy told her saying since it's a controlled substance, they ONLY dispense on the same day of the last refill which I know is not true. I've been on it for 7 years with never that issue. She finally calls in the script at about 3pm (I called originally at 10am) and told the pharmacy not to dispense until the 30th then tells me she had nothing to do with it and that was the pharmacies policy. I went to the pharmacy and the manager told me that is what the "doctor" had told them and gave me Maritza's name, they told me that while they do often wait the 30 days it wasn't policyI KNOW she is the one who put the 2 day hold on my meds for spite.
We got sick with bronchitis while on vacation. I googled walk in clinic and out of the ones that came up - this place had the best rating. It was easy to find. They took our insurance, the office staff was very nice and efficient, the nurses were very personable and also efficient, it was clean and the doctor was very professional and diagnosed our situation right away. .... and they were real doctors! It's scary to get sick when you're away from home and your own doctors but this place and the doctors were awesome. And I'd like to add that they called to see how we were doing. We highly recommend BUENA VISTA URGENT CARE if you're in Orlando or nearby areas and need medical care.
Physicians and surgeons help to keep people - from infants to the elderly - as healthy as possible. These individuals provide diagnoses and treatments for a wide variety of ailments, and preventative care and early detection for more serious illnesses. Whether you love or hate going to the doctor, the fact is your physician is there to listen to your health concerns, take preventative measures against diseases and advise you on your options for staying in tip-top shape.
In 2013, there were more than 1 million doctors of medicine in the U.S., over 854,000 of which were active. Additionally, in 2012, there were about 18,000 active general surgeons in the country. It's important to know which type of physician or surgeon you need, how to choose the best one, and account for other considerations in order to stay healthy.
Patients can choose from a wide variety of physicians depending on doctor specialty and what problems they are experiencing. Here are a few of the most common types of physicians that you may see in your lifetime:
Your GP is the doctor that you go to for regular checkups, vaccines and to identify health issues. GPs can treat many different illnesses and injuries, from the common cold to a broken arm. If your health requires a second opinion or expert care, the GP will refer you to a specialist who has the skills to focus in on the issue.
Heart attacks and heart disease are some of the most common afflictions seen across the country, making cardiologists important to your long-term health. These physicians specialize in studying and treating the heart and related diseases.
Other than a GP, the dentist is likely the most common physician you'll ever see. These professionals work with the human mouth, ensuring that your teeth and gum health are up to par. Patients typically go to the dentist twice a year.
Dermatologists are focused on skin-related issues and diseases, from skin cancers, to acute acne, eczema, psoriasis, and general cosmetic concerns like aging and scars. Most will also perform annual or semi-annual mole checks to screen for any signs of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.
If you have a number of sinus infections or have had your tonsils taken out, you've likely seen an ENT specialist. ENTs handle ailments related to the ear, nose and throat, often related to taking out tonsils and treating hearing issues.
For many women, their gynecologist and obstetrician are the same person. These professionals work with the female reproductive system to focus on reproductive health, fertility issues, prenatal care, options for new and expectant mothers, neonatal care and childbirth. OB/GYNs can also help in the early detection of breast or cervical cancer.
There are obviously a number of physicians that you can choose from, but how do you know if they're the best choice for you? Here are a few considerations to help you pick a physician:
Look at Your Insurance
Before you get down to the details, you need to verify which doctors are covered by your insurance and whether they are in or out of your carrier's network. Rates may be cheaper if the doc is in network – a doctor can be covered by your insurance but not necessarily in network. Out of network is typically more expensive. Doctors often add and drop plans, so it's important to ensure that your options are compatible with your insurance plan. Doing your homework will help you avoid unexpected expenses.
Check for Board Certification
Your physician should be certified through the American Board of Medical Specialties. Doctors must earn a medical degree from a qualified school, complete three to seven years of residency training, be licensed by a state medical board and pass one or more ABMS exams to be certified.
Examine the Reviews
Reviews of a doctor can reveal a lot about what your experience may be like. People may grade on staff friendliness, availability and effectiveness of treatment. Looking at these evaluations and getting recommendations from family and friends can direct you toward a physician for your needs.
Surgeons can literally hold your life in their hands, and it's important to find the best one that can put you at ease and treat you effectively
You need to feel comfortable with your surgeon. It's important to communicate your concerns and that your surgeon can respond adequately. Surgeons should be willing to go over the details of your procedure and answer any questions that you may have. They must take the time to discuss and address your worries.
If you're going in for surgery, you want someone that knows what they're doing and has a high success rate. Ask how often the surgeon performs this surgery and try to find one that regularly does it. This will give you peace of mind that you're in capable hands.
Your decision on a physician or surgeon can be majorly affected by the insurance plan you have. You may have insurance through employment, your spouse, your parents if you're under 26, or the marketplace if the previous options don't apply to you. It's important to understand how your insurance works to have the full picture of what you'll need to pay for.
Your insurance will have a deductible, which is the amount that you're responsible to pay for covered medical expenses. Some plans have coinsurances, where you must pay a certain percentage of the bill, and insurance will cover the rest. Co-pays state a flat rate for certain services, like paying $20 when you visit your GP or a $100 co-pay for an emergency room visit. Once you reach your out-of-pocket maximum, which will differ if you're an individual or within a family plan, your insurance may pay for 100 percent of covered medical expenses for the rest of the plan year.
If you plan to go to the doctor, need medication or have been recommended for surgery, call your insurance provider or go online to see what your plan covers. You can choose the best doctor for your needs, understand your options and prevent yourself from being blindsided by medical expenses.
Most doctors require a phone call for an appointment, although some may provide online scheduling as well. Be sure to have your insurance card with you when you set an appointment, and to bring it with you to the actual appointment. They need the ID numbers to verify your coverage, and will usually make a copy of the card for their files so you don't have to show it again unless your insurance changes.
When you call, let them know if you're a new patient, as this will require you to complete some paperwork for your first visit. Tell them the reason for your visit, such as your symptoms if you're feeling sick. It's also important to inform them if you have Medicaid and to find out if you need to bring anything to the visit, like current medications or medical records.
From here, the receptionist will likely ask what dates and times work best for you. During your call, it's important to be honest about your symptoms and the reason for your visit. This information will help the doctor treat you and give him or her an idea of what to expect. Your appointment may progress faster as a result, and the doctor can come prepared with a list of options to better care for you.
Doctors see a number of patients in a day, sometimes in 15-minute increments in areas where the physicians are in high demand. This can leave little time for doctors to perform thorough examinations, and they can end up missing certain problem indicators. While some problems, like a cold or flu, can be diagnosed in this time, more complex ailments require attention, which takes up time. Reviews can illuminate which doctors actively spend the necessary time with their patients and which ones are pressed against the clock to meet demand.
Surgery has some more dire risks attached to it, so be sure to talk to your surgeon about the potential issues that can come up as a result of your procedure. If a patient has a reaction to anesthesia, it can cause very serious complications, but this is an uncommon occurrence. Blood clots can be a significant problem after surgery, often caused by inactivity during recovery. Infections, numbness, scarring, swelling and death are all possible, but the likelihood of these issues will vary depending on the type of surgery you're undergoing. Talk to your doctor about your concerns and your risk potential.
Surgery affects people in different ways, but as you begin to emerge from anesthesia, you'll want to alert your nurse to any issues you may have. The nurse will tell you how the procedure went, what effect it will have on your condition, what to expect when you get home and how long it will take to get back to normal. If you start feeling pain, the nurse may give you medication to stop it from getting worse. When possible, it's also advised to move around to avoid blood clots from developing in your legs. This can be as simple as occasionally flexing your knee or rotating your foot.
Some surgeries are outpatient procedures, where people are released the same day. For major surgeries, patients may stay at the hospital for a few days to be monitored and address any concerns before being sent home. Discuss with your surgeon the projected length of the hospital stay and what you need to bring.
Your recovery time and follow-up expectations will vary depending on your procedure. For example, you can be expected to be on your feet within a few days of having your wisdom teeth taken out, but it may be weeks before you have fully recovered from a broken foot or heart-valve surgery. Your surgeon will give you a list of things that you'll need to do during this time, including what medications to take and when you'll be able to get back to work and other activities.
Every surgery will have a follow-up call or appointment to discuss your recovery and allow you to ask any questions about unusual symptoms or changes in your overall health. If you have a major operation, like heart surgery, it's important to make regular checkups with your doctor or a specialist to ensure that everything is normal. Visiting a doctor will help deter infection and verify that everything is healing as expected. These appointments will give you peace of mind about your state of health and ensure that any issues are caught early on.