Dr. Santosh Potdar, MD

Dr. Santosh Potdar, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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63 y/o
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Dr. Santosh Potdar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brooksville, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in general surgery and transplant surgery.Read his story

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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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more than 5% of peers
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
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more than 5% of peers
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Potdar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Potdar "Dr. Potdar is board certified in surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He completed his residency in general surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree at Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, M.Y. Hospital in Indore, M.P. India and completed his residency in general surgery (Masters of Surgery) at the same facility. Dr. Potdar also completed a fellowship at the Division of Transplant Surgery at Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Potdar has extensive experience in general surgery which also includes complex general surgery procedures and transplantation of liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation. Dr. Potdar served as senior surgeon and a staff member of the highly prestigious Christian Medical Center in Vellore, India. He also received a 3-year appointment as Cancer Liaison Physician for the cancer program at Oak Hill Hospital as of March 2013."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Potdar "To provide the highest quality patient care to the Nature Coast while striving to exceed the patients expecations."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

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

  • Mahatma Gandhi Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, M.Y. Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, M.Y. Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Allegheny Gen Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Starzl Transplant Inst, Univ Pittsburgh Med Ctr & Chldn's Hosp of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Potdar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Potdar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Potdar

4.1

Based on 17 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Santosh Potdar, MD
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Dr Potdar did colon surgery on me Jan 2017. He was knowledgeable and did an excellent job. I am happy to recommend him to anyone that needs his expertise.
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Don DeFreitas in CRYSTAL RIVER, FL – Jul 25, 2018
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Dr. Potdar did surgery on me back in November 2017 and I go to have my three month follow-up and he is not able to see me and they call a day before to cancel stating he is not in my network and even though I have out of network coverage and was willing to pay cash for my follow-up I was told no. ...Read More
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Mar 02, 2018
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Dr. Potdar is an excellent surgeon!. Aside from the fact that he is a great surgeon, he was also very involved in every aspect of my care. He is a friendly and caring doctor and I would definitely recommend him to others.
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Rosa Chartier in Brooksville Fl – Oct 02, 2017
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actions speak louder than words, and this doctor definitely doesn't care. No post op follow up and when you do have questions, you're basically brushed off and told "go to the ER". You sir, are what gives doctors bad names and you disgust me in the way you've handled yourself
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Spring Hill, FL – Jun 03, 2017
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My father has stage 4 Kidney cancer that spread to his intestines creating a blockage. This prevented him from eating or drinking for 3 weeks. The attending doctor recommended hospice care. Dr Potdar was the surgeon who examined my father and came to see him everyday. We told Dr Potdar that we were...Read More
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David C in Brooksville, FL – Jan 16, 2017
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