Dr. Yakub Pothiawala, MD
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Dr. Yakub Pothiawala, MD

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Family Medicine | Male

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Dr. Yakub Pothiawala, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Pothiawala is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital.

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    Dr. Pothiawala's Reviews

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    based on 16 total surveys (3 with reviews)
    Dr. Pothiawala's Performance
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    • Explains condition(s) well
      FAIR
    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
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    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
    Patient Reviews (3)
    Tampa,fl |
    My Dr's office unexpectedly closed and I was in the market for a new primary care dr. I am not too familiar with the area so I saw that this Dr's office was close by and gave it a shot. I love that the dr is very thorough and precise, seems very attentive to his patients. The only downside is that the office doesn't take credit/debit cards.
    in Tampa, FL |
    Yesterday I went to this Dr. because I have had bad leg pain for over two months, I have low back problems and needed a referral for an Orthopaedic since I had Orthopaedic procedures done in 2010. Dr. Pothiawala sent me blood work and a hip X-Ray even though I showed him an MRI of my low back. My wife question him of why didn't he referred me and what was the next step to follow and he didn't liked that. Next day day called my wife and discharged me as a patient and don't what me back.
    Horrible dr and very rude! Told me he was to busy and had to come back for abother visit and i was scheduled as a new patient! Do not reccomend at all!
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    Dr. Pothiawala's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Family Medicine
    •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Spartan Health Sciences University

      Graduated in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      Wayne St University Detroit M C

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Hindi

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    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

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