Dr. Michael Wartels, MD

Dr. Michael Wartels, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Michael Wartels, MD is a dermatologist in Lecanto, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in dermatology.

525 N Dacie Pt

Lecanto, FL 34461

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

31  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal

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.


  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Einstein/Jacobi/Montefiore
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wartels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wartels to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Wartels' Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had to point one out to him which he then biopsied - it came back as a combination squamous cell with basal. He could do not schedule an appointment to remove it for 3 weeks by which time I saw another doctor who had me in and out in 1 week. He also missed another basel cell that my new doctor...more
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My husband and I both had separate appointments with Dr. Wartels. He talked nonstop-- fast, frivolous small talk, and did not listen to our concerns. He was in and out in less than 5 minutes including taking a biopsy. We left with the same concerns we went in with and still had unanswered...more
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His bedside manner and arrogance is only surpassed by his shear incompetence.
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