Dr. Pooja Pothiwala, MD

Dr. Pooja Pothiwala, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Pooja Pothiwala, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Venice, FL. She specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

1700 E Venice Ave Ste B

Venice, FL 34292

Contact Information

(844) 366-9362

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pothiwala performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Pothiwala's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

51  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

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 Il College Med Urbana
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pothiwala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pothiwala's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pothiwala to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Pothiwala's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

She takes the time you need to answer all your questions I think she is compassionate and truly cares about her patients. I don’t like the central answering system that Gulf Coast Medical Group have adopted. You have to talk to a central answering person, they notify your doctor, and you wait for a...more
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Dr. Pothiwala is very informative and showed a high level of concern for my situation. She is very impressive and displayed a great level of knowledge about my condition. She is easy to talk to and quickly instilled my confidence in her ability to solve my problem. Dr. Pothiwala is a welcome...more
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I really liked Pooja herself. Very easy to talk to, BUT, not very informative and helpful on any dietary advice and is very very bad about getting back to me ; the staff there is nice, except for Wendy; she has absolutely no bedside manners on the phone. When she is with Pooja, it's a different...more
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Nice,but controlling. I've had T1D for 50 years, worn a pump for 10. My control of the disease could be improved, but treated me like a child. Didn't want me adjusting rates on my pump without consulting her first. 99.9% of pump users do this. In the market for a new pump,Told to only use...more
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