Dr. Michael H. Link, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 63

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Hospital Quality

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Osceola Regional Medical Center
700 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Poinciana Medical Center
325 Cypress Parkway
Kissimmee, FL 34758

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Family Health Care of Central Florida
Family Health Care of Central Florida
461 W Oak St Ste A
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Family Health Care of Central Florida
2902 17th St
Saint Cloud, FL 34769
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    Dr. Link's Experience

    Dr. Link's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
    1
    • Biopsy
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Gynecological Examination
    • Immunization
    • Physical Examination
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccination
    • Vasectomy
    2
    • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
    • Anxiety
    • Asthma
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Fracture
    • Heart Disease
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Obesity
    • Osteoporosis
    • Otitis Media
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Pneumonia
    • Skin Cancer
    • Sleep Apnea
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Link

    0 Malpractice Claims

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

    1 Board Action

    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (9/1/2010)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: Dr. Michael Henry Link; License # ME36738; Case # 2009-04922

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician failed to meet the standard of care with regard to a patient. The physician failed to recommend the patient undergo a biopsy of the abnormal areas on the bone scan. The physician failed to refer the patient to an oncologist. The physician failed to document offering the biopsy to the patient. The physician failed to document the patient's refusal to submit to a biospy.

      Action Taken-Final Order-Counter Settlement Agreement

      1. The physician shall pay a fine in the amount of $5,000.00 within thirty days.
      2. The physician shall pay costs in the amount of $3,108.57 within thirty days.
      3. The physician shall perform one hundred hours of community service within one year.
      4. The physician shall complete three hours of continuing medical education in identifying and treating metastatic disease within ninety days.
      5. The physician shall complete five hours of continuing medical education in risk management within six months.
      6. The physician shall submit to a Quality Assurance Review of his medical practice performed by a licensed risk manager and provide the Board's Probation Committee with the quality assurance report within six months.
      7. The physician shall comply with all recommendations made by the risk manager.
      8. The physician has been issued a reprimand by the Board.
      9. The physician shall appear before the Board upon request.
    • State: Florida
    4

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Med College Of Virginia
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Naval Hospital Jacksonville
    Complete in 1978

    Undergraduate Schools

    Virginia Tech
    Graduated in 1973
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Link & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  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. Link's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Link has admitting privileges:

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    • Osceola Regional Medical Center

    • Poinciana Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Link

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Link to family and friends

    20 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Link's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 18 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Link
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Link accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Centene
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Financial Group
    • United Healthcare
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

    A
    Family Health Care of Central Florida
    461 W Oak St Ste A
    Kissimmee, FL 34741
    (407) 846-8600 (Office)
    (407) 846-2301 (Fax)
    B
    Family Health Care of Central Florida
    2902 17th St
    Saint Cloud, FL 34769
    (407) 957-0090 (Office)
    (407) 957-1113 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Link
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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