Dr. Andrew F Ringel, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 51

417 Racetrack Rd NW Ste 2
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Sacred Heart Hospital On the Emerald Coast
7800 US Highway 98 W
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
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Pensacola, FL 32504

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Emerald Coast Gastroenterology
Emerald Coast Gastroenterology
417 Racetrack Rd NW Ste 2
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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EMERALD COAST GASTROENTEROLOGY
417A Racetrack Rd NW Ste 2
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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    Dr. Ringel's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
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    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Barium Enema
    • Biopsy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Esophagogastroscopy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Liver Biopsy
    2
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diverticular Diseases
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Ringel

    0 Malpractice Claims

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

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Med University Sc
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Med University Sc
    Complete in 1993

    Fellowship Hospital

    Med University Sc
    Complete in 1995
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ringel & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ringel's Hospital Quality

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    • Sacred Heart Hospital On the Emerald Coast

    • Sacred Heart Hospital

    • North Okaloosa Medical Center

    • Fort Walton Beach Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 29 responses
    • 3 reviews

    2.4 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Mary Esther, FL |

    I wouldn't recommend this guy to my worst enemy. Worst Doctor I've ever dealt with. Rushed me out, didn't even pull up my chart or screenings, gave me a prescription for 20 pills that needs to be taken three times a day. Texting while in the room with me right in front of me. Totally rushed out and will never go back and I hope people don't have to go through what I did. Oh and he didn't even know he just did a procedure on me last month.

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    1 out of 5
    - in Defuniak Springs, FL |

    Never helped me with my abdominal pain. Never did stool tests and found out I had a nasty bacteria in my gut. Even though I was extremely weak, had chills, diarrhea and constant abdominal pain, he blew me off and gave me NOTHING. Wouldn't even sit down and answer my questions. Worst doctor ever I've seen.

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    1 out of 5
    - in Ft Walton Bch , Fl |

    PA did consultation for colonoscopy. For procedure Dr Ringel never introduced himself. The surgery center felt like an assembly line and I would have appreciated an introduction instead of a wave, leaving me wondering if he was the doctor. Did not explain what he found and why he was not able to retain a polyp, got this info from nurse. Asked nurse to find out what info meant on papers I received and Dr Ringel came back with very brief explanation and walked off, very impersonal.

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    Office Locations

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    Emerald Coast Gastroenterology
    417 Racetrack Rd NW Ste 2
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850) 863-5990 (Office)
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    Emerald Coast Gastroenterology
    EMERALD COAST GASTROENTEROLOGY
    417A Racetrack Rd NW Ste 2
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850) 315-8861 (Office)
    (850) 862-0041 (Fax)
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