Dr. Rafael Cott Jr, MD

Dr. Rafael Cott Jr, MD

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Geriatric Medicine  ·  
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53 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Rafael Cott Jr, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in geriatric medicine.

Senior Healthcare Center at Crown Pointe

2205 NW 40th Ter Ste B

Gainesville, FL 32605
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • State Farm
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cott Jr'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cott Jr "The Senior Healthcare Center is an outpatient department of North Florida Regional Medical Center. We are recognized by The Joint Commission for upholding the highest standards of quality care. The Senior Healthcare Centers specialize in primary care for patients 65 years of age and older. Our mission is to provide exceptional primary care to seniors. With our knowledge of the medical, functional & psychosocial aspects of geriatric care, we partner with patients, families and caregivers to improve quality of life."

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

282  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Cryosurgery
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Instituto Tecnologico De Santo Domingo Santo Domingo Dominican Republic
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Oh Valley Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Marshall University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Florida School Of Medicine (Geriatrics)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cott Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cott Jr's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cott Jr to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Cott Jr'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 (3)

I have been seeing Dr. Cott as my primary doctor for almost two years, and have been very pleased so far. His care has been thorough, and he has been easy to communicate with. However, my friend (who I recommended him to) has been very disappointed, and will be changing docs again. She feels...more
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Dr. Cott has been my physician for 10 years or so. He is very knowledgeable, easy to talk to, considerate, warm and caring. He explains so that answers to questions are easily understood. I couldn't ask for a better doctor. You can bet I tell people what a wonderful doctor he is.
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Really impressed by his knowledge and professionalism.
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