Your Role in Your Health

Your role in your health does not stop once you leave the doctor’s office. You are one of the most critical members of your own healthcare team, and proper self-management can help to reduce costs and improve outcomes. Niral Patel, M.D., founder of Windemere Medical Center and a board-certified internal medicine physician, believes when patients [...]

Windermere Medical Center Featured in Southwest Orlando Bulletin

Southwest Orlando Bulletin featured Windermere Medical Center in a recent business profile titled “Medical Center Offers Individual, Patient-Centered Care for All Ages.” Here’s some of what they had to say: “Niral Patel, M.D., and his team of experts provide comprehensive medical services, including both internal medicine and pediatric primary care, a walk-in clinic, chiropractic services [...]

Why is an Annual Physical Important?

Did you get a reminder that it’s time to schedule your annual physical, again? We know you are busy and may be tempted to just throw it out and worry about it later, but this would be doing your health a big disservice. Annual physicals allow for early detection and treatment if there is something [...]

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

Your nose is stuffy, your throat is sore and your body aches. Do you know if it’s the common cold or the dreaded flu virus? What’s the difference between the two anyway? A cold is a contagious respiratory infection. Influenza, more commonly known as the flu, is another type of respiratory [...]

Comprehensive Substance Abuse Testing

We’ve all heard the term “substance abuse”, but what does it really mean? Substance abuse can be defined in many ways, but is most commonly defined as abusing (excessively using) drugs, alcohol and even tobacco. Substance abuse tests are commonly required by employers of potential new hires. Read on to find [...]

Ear, Throat and Sinus Infections

Your ears, nose, and throat are all part of your upper respiratory system. They share anatomy and have similar mucus membrane linings, which means they are able to get similar infections. Understanding the anatomy of your ears, nose, and throat will help you know how to keep them in good health [...]

Workplace Injuries

Injuries in the workplace are very common and in some instances can pose a serious threat to quality of life. According to Health and Safety Executive (HSE), it is estimated that 629,000 workers are injured in the workplace. Common Workplace Injuries Occupational injuries can be categorized in many ways including injuries [...]

State of West Orange County Real Estate | Niral Patel, M.D.

Niral Patel, M.D., was one of the six panelists at the West Orange County Appraiser's "State of West Orange County Real Estate." Watch as he discusses information about Windermere Medical Center. Request An Appointment Meet Our Staff More About Our Services

Protecting Your Skin from the Summer Sun

During the summer, you may to like to go to the beach, go to a water or theme park, enjoy a picnic outside or even just go for a stroll outside. While you’re outside soaking up the sun, you should be sure to protect your skin. Protecting your skin from the sun can help prevent the premature aging of the skin, wrinkles, cataracts and skin cancer. You can protect your skin by applying sunscreen, wearing protective clothing and staying in the shade.

Dr. Niral Patel Meets U.S. Surgeon General, Among Others

Niral Patel, M.D., with U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. In June 2015, Niral Patel, M.D., attended the AAPI (American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin) Annual Convention here in Orlando. While there, he got to meet three incredible people. Dr. Patel met the 2014 Noble Peace Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi who is [...]