Dr. Hugo E. Polanco, MD

Dr. Hugo E. Polanco, MD

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Internal Medicine | Male | 50 years old

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Dr. Polanco specializes in Internal Medicine and practices in Delray Beach, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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based on 11 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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in Clearwater, FL |
Excellent physician to me for five years. Terrific staff. Michael L. Donofrio
in Boynton Beach, FL |
The best and through exam we have ever had by a doctor. Recommendations regarding our health was explained in full detail. If you fortunate enough to see this doctor, you will be pleased.
in Delray Beach, FL |
Dr. Polanco is very patient, smart and compassionate. He makes sure that his patients get what they need. Balancing his time must be challenging, since he seems to spend considerable time reviewing his patients' files, consulting with patients, their records and family members as well as pulling from his own knowledge. He is smart and he knows what he is doing. He has treated me in the rehabilitation center, at his office and in the hospital. It is reassuring to have the continuity.
in Delray Beach, FL |
Dr. Polanco is great but the staff is incompetent. Do not count on them being as thorough or knowledgeable. They don't appear to care about that either.
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in Delray Beach, FL |
While I was hospitalized my doctor was called away due to an emergency. Dr, Polanco arrived in my room did not say he was on call for my doctor and explained none of the chan ges he made to my care. He was so rude and full of himself that I considered leaving the hospital against medical advice. When he became aware of this he not only insisted he had been nothing but polite and provided me with all the explanations I needed. He then told me I was capable of understanding nothing. Never Again,
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Dr. Polanco's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

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Education

  • Medical School
    Pontificia Universidad Catolic

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Methodist Medical Center

    Completed in 2006

    St Lukes Episcopal Hospital

    Completed in 2006

  • Other Education
    Tulane University College Of Medicine / Baylor

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Procedures Performed

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