Dr. Hugo Polanco, MD

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Internal Medicine | Male

Dr. Hugo Polanco, MD
Dr. Hugo Polanco, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Delray Beach, FL. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Polanco is affiliated with Delray Medical Center and Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

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    Dr. Polanco's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polanco to family and friends
    3.8
    based on 12 total reviews (6 with comments)
    Dr. Polanco's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (6)
    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.
    Ok.
    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

    Awards & Recognition

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Sanctions

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    Board Certifications

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    • Internal Medicine

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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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