Dr. Anthony Hood, MD

Dr. Anthony Hood, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
57 y/o
(31)

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Dr. Anthony Hood, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Plantation, FL. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

Westside OB/GYN Group

220 SW 84th Ave Ste 105

Plantation, FL 33324
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Dilation and Curettage
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more than 46% of peers
C-Section
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more than 39% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
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more than 20% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hood "You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providng the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team. Our practice believes in patient-centric care. We work together with the patient and their family with the goal of achieving their maximum healing and wellness. We believe in medical care that takes the whole person into account. We strive to provide the best clinical care combined with communications and patient involvement in the care process to achieve the best outcomes for our patients."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecologic Disorders
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Incontinence
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Placenta Previa
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids

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Procedures

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • X-Ray

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Dallas Co Hp Parkland Mem
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hood to family and friends
4.4
based on 31 total reviews (10 with comments)
Dr. Hood's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (10)
Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Been seeing him for years, he is the best. He actually cares.
Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Dr.Hood took very good care of me during my high risk pregnancy. He was very attentive and caring. I trusted his decisions and can thank him for catching a medical problem other doctors missed. The office staff is very nice and helpful and made me feel comfortable. The office is also very clean.
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Dr. Hood was the most attentive, caring, and supportive OB. He encourages you and gives you advise that helps. Most importantly he listens to you. He delivered my daughter on 2/4/16 at night, he refused to go to bed before she was here. Thank you for all your help with everything. You have changed our world for the better. If I were still in FL my next child would be delivered by you.
Miami, FL |
After 2 miscarriges Dr Hood ordered blood work but put the codes in wrong. I ended up with a $700 bill they refused to change the codes to help. He suggested genetic testing. My perinatal told me it should have been chromosomal, $350 bill. He denied me a drug many docs routinely give women in my situation for the 1st trimester as a precausion. PA was VERY rude and yelled at me. My friends whos pregnancies he treated left too for similar reasons. Now having fertility issues feel care is lacking.
in Freeport |
Dr Hood has the best bed side manners. He is very knowlegeable, caring and thorough. He has been my OBGYN for the past eleven years, with exceptional service. He performed my surgery with no side effects. He always answer patients emergency calls even on weekends. i have been travelling to Florida each year for follow up and his gentle care. The staff is extemely nice.
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Dr. Hood is very professional and knowledgeable. I used the health grades website to find him and can't say how satisfied I am with the visit that I had with him. The office space is nicely appointed. The staff was very friendly and helpful.
Pompano Beach, FL |
Awesome & caring. Takes the time to listen, office staff very helpful!
in Plantation, FL |
My first visit was my last. I needed a new gyno after moving back to S.FL. He was short and impatient. After I told him I was not experiencing any symptoms, he said why did you even come here? That question along with his attitude made me feel as I had wasted his time. I had had irregular pap smears in the past (a fact I disclosed) and needed to have regular checkups. Seeing a gynecologist is hard enough and having to deal with an unprofessional one makes it worse.
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Best dr iv seen in a long time. Completely trustworthy.
in Plantation, FL |
He is always caring and compassionate, He is gentle and calm always.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hood accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
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  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hood has admitting privileges

Westside Regional Medical Center
8201 W Broward Blvd
Plantation, FL 33324
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Plantation General Hospital
401 NW 42nd Ave
Plantation, FL 33317
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