Florida Hospital Waterman

79%

Patients that would definitely recommend
9% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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80%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
11% higher than the national average

79%

Would definitely recommend
9% higher than the national average

Florida Hospital Waterman

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%77%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%67%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%89%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%71%66%

Florida Hospital Waterman

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%65%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%82%73%

Providers

Dr. Patrick Acevedo, MD

Medical Oncology

24 Ratings
Dr. Patrick Acevedo, MD

Dr. Hector Acosta Tapia, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Hector Acosta Tapia, MD

Dr. Oyinkansola Adeogun, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Oyinkansola Adeogun, MD

Dr. Ahmed Al-Hazzouri, MD

Medical Oncology

20 Ratings
Dr. Ahmed Al-Hazzouri, MD

Dr. Gary Allen, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

12 Ratings
Dr. Gary Allen, MD

Dr. Roy Ambinder, MD

Hematology

16 Ratings
Dr. Roy Ambinder, MD

Dr. Peter Ankoh, MD

Internal Medicine

13 Ratings
Dr. Peter Ankoh, MD

Dr. Dilip Arcot, MD

Internal Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Dilip Arcot, MD

Dr. Jessica Aun, DO

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Jessica Aun, DO

Dr. Ma Aung, MD

Internal Medicine

15 Ratings
Dr. Ma Aung, MD

Dr. Paul Austin, MD

Family Medicine

11 Ratings
Dr. Paul Austin, MD

Dr. Iris Ayala, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Iris Ayala, MD

Dr. Abu Azizullah, MD

Internal Medicine

17 Ratings
Dr. Abu Azizullah, MD

Dr. Christopher Baker, MD

Neurosurgery

76 Ratings
Dr. Christopher Baker, MD

Dr. Michael Baker, MD

Pediatrics

6 Ratings
Dr. Michael Baker, MD

Dr. Joanne Balkaran, DPM

Podiatric Surgery

9 Ratings
Dr. Joanne Balkaran, DPM

Dr. Thomas Barnard, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

38 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Barnard, MD

Dr. Soundarapandian Baskar, MD

Gastroenterology

22 Ratings
Dr. Soundarapandian Baskar, MD

Dr. Sujatha Baskar, MD

Internal Medicine

15 Ratings
Dr. Sujatha Baskar, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Baumann III, MD

Ophthalmology

28 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Baumann III, MD

Dr. Alex Bellido, MD

Internal Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Alex Bellido, MD

Dr. Lorna Bennett, MD

Pediatrics

16 Ratings
Dr. Lorna Bennett, MD

Dr. Stacy Berckes, MD

Pain Medicine

27 Ratings
Dr. Stacy Berckes, MD

Dr. Birendra Bhattarai, MD

Internal Medicine

20 Ratings
Dr. Birendra Bhattarai, MD

Dr. Ajay Bisht, MD

Internal Medicine

27 Ratings
Dr. Ajay Bisht, MD

Dr. Janet Black, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

18 Ratings
Dr. Janet Black, DPM

Dr. Perth Blake, MD

Family Medicine

13 Ratings
Dr. Perth Blake, MD

Dr. Dan Boggus, MD

Family Medicine

20 Ratings
Dr. Dan Boggus, MD

Dr. Richard Bosshardt, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

15 Ratings
Dr. Richard Bosshardt, MD

Dr. Mark Britton, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Mark Britton, MD

Dr. Gregory Brown, MD

Internal Medicine

18 Ratings
Dr. Gregory Brown, MD

Dr. Miguel Bryce, MD

Cardiology

6 Ratings
Dr. Miguel Bryce, MD

Dr. Yvonne Buchanan, MD

Internal Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Yvonne Buchanan, MD

Dr. Don Burgos, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

6 Ratings
Dr. Don Burgos, MD

Dr. Alejandro Caballero, MD

Cardiology

2 Ratings
Dr. Alejandro Caballero, MD

Dr. Amabel-Jovan Cabatu, MD

Emergency Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Amabel-Jovan Cabatu, MD

Dr. Santiago Calderon, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. Santiago Calderon, MD

Dr. Leslie Camacho-Acevedo, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Leslie Camacho-Acevedo, MD

Jennifer Campbell, ARNP

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

12 Ratings
Jennifer Campbell, ARNP

Dr. Jack Cassell, MD

Urology

17 Ratings
Dr. Jack Cassell, MD

Dr. Carlos Chang, MD

Geriatric Medicine

17 Ratings
Dr. Carlos Chang, MD

Dr. Khai Chang, MD

Internal Medicine

29 Ratings
Dr. Khai Chang, MD

Dr. Keith Charles, MD

Ophthalmology

17 Ratings
Dr. Keith Charles, MD

Dr. Jeanne Charnas, MD

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Jeanne Charnas, MD

Dr. Veronica Chastain, MD

Family Medicine

14 Ratings
Dr. Veronica Chastain, MD

Dr. John Cheesebrew II, MD

Emergency Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. John Cheesebrew II, MD

Dr. Timothy Cheslock, DO

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Timothy Cheslock, DO

Dr. Mohammad Choudhry, MD

Neurology

25 Ratings
Dr. Mohammad Choudhry, MD

Dr. Rosemary Cirelli, MD

Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

19 Ratings
Dr. Rosemary Cirelli, MD

Dr. Denise Clark, DO

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Dr. Denise Clark, DO

Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Internal Medicine

41 Ratings
Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Dr. J Cole, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

56 Ratings
Dr. J Cole, MD

Dr. John Cooke, DO

Geriatric Medicine

14 Ratings
Dr. John Cooke, DO

Dr. Steven Crews, DO

Family Medicine

18 Ratings
Dr. Steven Crews, DO

Dr. Ismael Cubero, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Ismael Cubero, MD

Dr. Phillip Dascher, MD

General Surgery

3 Ratings
Dr. Phillip Dascher, MD

Dr. Eleanor Davina, DO

Internal Medicine

16 Ratings
Dr. Eleanor Davina, DO

Dr. Clifford Denney Jr, MD

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Clifford Denney Jr, MD

Dr. Denis Diaz, MD

Pediatrics

Dr. Denis Diaz, MD

Dr. Jorge Diaz, MD

Cardiology

34 Ratings
Dr. Jorge Diaz, MD

Dr. Rezia Divaker, MD

Pediatrics

9 Ratings
Dr. Rezia Divaker, MD

Dr. Harsh Duphare, MD

Gastroenterology

10 Ratings
Dr. Harsh Duphare, MD

Dr. Donald Eagle, MD

Family Medicine

20 Ratings
Dr. Donald Eagle, MD

Dr. Bibi Eoonous, DO

Internal Medicine

Dr. Bibi Eoonous, DO

Dr. Christopher Esbensen, MD

Ophthalmology

1 Ratings
Dr. Christopher Esbensen, MD

Dr. David Fernandez, MD

Internal Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. David Fernandez, MD

Dr. Melvin Field, MD

Neurosurgery

36 Ratings
Dr. Melvin Field, MD

Dr. William Finlayson III, MD

Internal Medicine

11 Ratings
Dr. William Finlayson III, MD

Dr. Hamilton Fish, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

23 Ratings
Dr. Hamilton Fish, MD

Dr. Moises Fraifeld, MD

Cardiology

22 Ratings
Dr. Moises Fraifeld, MD

Dr. Michael Freedman, DO

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

10 Ratings
Dr. Michael Freedman, DO

Dr. Wayne Friestad, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Wayne Friestad, MD

Dr. Seble Gabre-Madhin, MD

General Surgery

7 Ratings
Dr. Seble Gabre-Madhin, MD

Dr. Karuna Gaddam, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Karuna Gaddam, MD

Dr. Sammy Gammenthaler, MD

Cardiology

Dr. Sammy Gammenthaler, MD

Dr. Anureet Garg, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

6 Ratings
Dr. Anureet Garg, DO

Dr. Jason Gerboc, DO

Urology

23 Ratings
Dr. Jason Gerboc, DO

Dr. Elias Gizaw, MD

Neurology

18 Ratings
Dr. Elias Gizaw, MD

Dr. Stacia Goldey, MD

Ophthalmology

8 Ratings
Dr. Stacia Goldey, MD

Dr. Jessica Goldonowicz, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Jessica Goldonowicz, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Goodman, MD

Gastroenterology

46 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Goodman, MD

Dr. Sherryl Gordon, MB

Pediatrics

2 Ratings
Dr. Sherryl Gordon, MB

Dr. Samuel Goss, DO

Internal Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Samuel Goss, DO

Dr. Ralph Gousse, MD

Oncology

13 Ratings
Dr. Ralph Gousse, MD

Dr. Christen Gregory, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Christen Gregory, MD

Kimi Guffey, CFNP

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

1 Ratings
Kimi Guffey, CFNP

Dr. Samuel Guzman-Martinez, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Samuel Guzman-Martinez, MD

Dr. Louis Guzzi, MD

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Louis Guzzi, MD

Dr. David Hazan, DMD

Dentistry

38 Ratings
Dr. David Hazan, DMD

Dr. Lori Helman, OD

Cornea & Contact Management

Dr. Lori Helman, OD

Dr. Corey Henderson, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Corey Henderson, MD

Dr. Gloria Hernandez, MD

Internal Medicine

12 Ratings
Dr. Gloria Hernandez, MD

Dr. Robert Hoover II, DPM

Podiatry

10 Ratings
Dr. Robert Hoover II, DPM

Dr. Randolph Hunter, MD

Urology

7 Ratings
Dr. Randolph Hunter, MD

Dr. Maen Hussein, MD

Hematology

25 Ratings
Dr. Maen Hussein, MD

Dr. George Ikeler, MD

Family Medicine

10 Ratings
Dr. George Ikeler, MD

Provider Reviews

Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Sujatha Baskar, MD

All he wants to do is heart cath. Does not explain test results. Office staff is surly and doesn't seem to know what to do let alone return ph. calls. Seems to have a large turnover in staff.

Sep 10 2019

Review for Dr. Kehinde Layeni, MD

Best bedside manners and very respectful, Very knowledgeable and helpful.

Sep 07 2019

Review for Dr. Mohammad Choudhry, MD

Sep 05 2019

Review for Dr. Lalbahadur Nagabhairu, MD

Very caring and helpful. I recieved treatment for MS for last 10 years and always very nice. I had some issues with his his billing staff at times

Sep 04 2019

Review for Dr. Mohammad Choudhry, MD

He doesn’t make you wait for a long time. He is efficient & gives you a complete examination and explains & answers any questions you may have. He is an excellent doctor....I highly recommend him!!!

Aug 28 2019

Review for Dr. Thomas Parente, MD

Horrible. Very unprofessional. Office staff is very rude. They treat people like dirt. Not a good doctor at all. She missed a large problem going on with my child.

Aug 24 2019

Review for Dr. Lorna Bennett, MD

Aug 22 2019

Review for Dr. Ralph Gousse, MD

I am retired veterinary and have been under care of Dr.Choudry for few years for Parkinson's disease and appreciate his care and expertise t

Aug 20 2019

Review for Dr. Mohammad Choudhry, MD

Aug 17 2019

Review for Dr. Ramit Panara, MD

Aug 16 2019

Review for Dr. Keith Charles, MD

Outstanding knowledgeable physician Compassionate and caring

Aug 14 2019

Review for Dr. Chuong Vu, MD

Aug 14 2019

Review for Dr. Robert Lynch, MD

Aug 07 2019

Review for Dr. Bharathi Ramaiah, MD

I’ve been seeing him since nice 2010 and have had great care. He is very caring and warm. Also has an excell not staff.

Aug 01 2019

Review for Dr. Maen Hussein, MD

Nikki was very professional and very good with the initial exam and made me feel very comfortable. She is one of the best I've ever had. Dr. Baumann was also very professional and gives me confidence that my eyes are in good hands.

Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. Jeffrey Baumann III, MD

Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. George White, MD

Jul 28 2019

Review for Dr. J Cole, MD

Dr. Salami is the most amazing doctor. I would recommend him to everyone! I moved an hour away and will not replace him. I will drive the extra miles to get the extra care. He is mild mannered and has the best bedside manner I have ever encountered.

Jul 24 2019

Review for Dr. Sule Salami, MD

After having some chest pain Dr. Caballero did a series of very through tests on me. He fully/clearly explained the results and he always makes you feel like you can ask him anything, he never rushes your visit.

Jul 21 2019

Review for Dr. Alejandro Caballero, MD

He was patient, Kind and Listened to everything I had to say. I Will recommend this Doctor to All who read this review. He is Excellent!! I have Complete Faith in this Doctor!!!

Jul 20 2019

Review for Dr. Dionardo Medina Encarnacion, MD

Such an amazing doctor, very willing to listen to patients questions and concerns. He explain my condition very well and made me suggestions and changes i need to do in order to recover. Kind, caring and gentleman. Made my E.R visit very smooth, would definitely recommend!

Jul 20 2019

Review for Dr. Clifford Denney Jr, MD

Very intelligent, knowledgeable and caring. A great combination in medical practices.

Casselberry , FL - Jul 18 2019

Review for Dr. Ramit Panara, MD

I would rate Dr. Bhattarai 6 stars if I could. He really cares and looks after his patients. Dr. Bhattarai is so kind and he has genuinely helped me.

Jul 16 2019

Review for Dr. Birendra Bhattarai, MD

Jul 10 2019

Review for Dr. Theresa Oakley, DO

Jul 07 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

The best doctor I’ve ever known!! He can diagnose you just looking at a patient!! He’s the best of the best????

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Dr. Clark is a very respected well known provider which i have admire and trusted as my provider. He is well educated and knows medical needs to the T. I will recommend him to anyone.

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Dr Clark and his staff were very conscientious and took great care of me while I was there.

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Very knowledgeable and truly cares about his patients

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Dr Clark has been our family doctor for 20 years if not longer. He treats you with respect and talks to you so you can understand.

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Dr Clark is very knowledgeable and treats all of my medical needs!

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Dr Clark is an excellent physician that truly cares about his patients. He listens and takes his time with each patient. Dr Clark cares about his community and the people in it.

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Horrible system for taking new patients. Might as well not bother. They force you to see a non medical person to take a history before they will even schedule you. Just do not take new patients then. Just a tome wasting, money making scheme to me.

Eustis - Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. Eleanor Davina, DO

Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. Khai Chang, MD

Dr. Hussein is a wonderful doctor and human being. He is a good listener and took very good care of me during the past year of cancer treatment. I highly recommend him.

Jul 02 2019

Review for Dr. Maen Hussein, MD

in Eustis, FL - Jul 01 2019

Review for Dr. Anielka Rodriguez, MD

in Tavares, FL - Jul 01 2019

Review for Dr. Sujatha Baskar, MD

Dr. Ambinder is a world class doctor-- elite credentials, first class care, open, honest and caring.

in St Augustine, FL - Jun 24 2019

Review for Dr. Roy Ambinder, MD

Jun 23 2019

Review for Dr. Rosemary Cirelli, MD

Too busy for his patients. No time to explain treatment. Horrible office staff. Waited over an hour to be seen for 6 minutes.

FL - Jun 21 2019

Review for Dr. George White, MD

Dr Clark is an outstanding physician! He truly cares about his patients. I would highly recommend coming to visit Dr Clark!

Jun 21 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Great! Always caring and thorough. I highly recommend Dr. Clark’s care.

Jun 20 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

Dr. Clark's office is highly organized and friendly. He took care of my needs and followed up with me to make sure the medication was working. i was very impressed.

Jun 20 2019

Review for Dr. Lowell Clark, MD

in Tavares, FL - Jun 17 2019

Review for Dr. Moises Fraifeld, MD

ocala, FL - Jun 15 2019

Review for Dr. Thomas Shen, MD

I drive around two hours round trip to see him. I pass dozens and dozens of Doctors and after checking out many of them, I have not and will not ever change. as lazy as I have become, this is an extremely strong recommendation. Jack Goldsmith, Lady Lake.

in Lady Lake, FL - Jun 13 2019

Review for Dr. Ajay Bisht, MD

Jun 13 2019

Review for Dr. Mohammad Choudhry, MD

100% the best neurosurgeon in Central Florida. He spent the extra time explaining things and ultimately the surgery was 100% also. It was immediate relief after surgery.

in Port Orange, FL - Jun 11 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Sawin, MD

Location

Florida Hospital Waterman

1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778