Dr. Agustin C. Sanz, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 52

1420 SW Saint Lucie West Blvd
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986
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Hospital Quality

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Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute
1700 South 23rd Street
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
St. Lucie Medical Center
1800 South East Tiffany Avenue
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Heart and Family Health Institute of Port St. Lucie
Agustin Sanz
1420 SW Saint Lucie West Blvd
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986
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    Dr. Sanz's Experience

    Dr. Sanz's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Arterial Blood Gas Testing
    • Immunization
    • Vaccination
    2
    • Diabetes
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
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    Background Check for Dr. Sanz

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/11/2010)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: Dr. Agustin Carlos Sanz; License # ME63215; Case # 2008-14686

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician failed to meet the prevailing standard of care with regard to a patient with Down Syndrome. The patient's sister repeatedly reported to the physician that the patient had increased immobility. The physician failed to take any action to evaluate the reason for the patient's inability to walk. The physician failed to order a neurological consult for the patient due to the patient's increasing inability to move.

      Action Taken-Final Order-Settlement Agreement

      1. The physician has been issued a letter of concern from the Florida Board of Medicine.
      2. The physician shall pay a fine in the amount of $5,000.00 within one year.
      3. The physician shall pay costs in the amount of $5,775.16 within one year.
      4. The physician shall perform fifty hours of community service within one year.
      5. The physician shall complete three hours of continuing medical education in care of special needs patients within one year.
      6. The physician shall complete five hours of continuing medical education in risk management within one year.
      7. The physician shall appear before the Board upon request.
    • State: Florida
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Central De Este
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Mount Vernon Hospital
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Stamford Hospital
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sanz & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Sanz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Featured Hospital
      Featured Hospital Quality brought to you by Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute

      Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute

    • St. Lucie Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sanz

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanz to family and friends

    44 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Sanz's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    44 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    44 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    44 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 43 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sanz
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    44 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    44 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    44 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    44 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Heart and Family Health Institute of Port St. Lucie
    Agustin Sanz
    1420 SW Saint Lucie West Blvd
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986
    (772) 879-4667 (Office)
    (772) 879-4478 (Fax)
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