Dr. Patel Voted Best Physician in Southwest Orlando for Fifth Consecutive Year

Thank you to all of our patients for voting Niral Patel, M.D., the Best Physician in Southwest Orlando for the fifth consecutive year! Here are some of the reasons why Dr. Patel won: Comprehensive medical services for the entire family Pediatric Care Internal Medicine Chiropractic Care Dermatology Services Cost-effective care Our higher level services, such [...]

Stroke Prevention: How to Lower Your Risk

Every two seconds, someone in the world has a stroke, making it the second leading cause of death globally — more than 6 million people die from stroke every year. Stroke kills more people each year than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. In fact, stroke is more common than most people think: one in five [...]

The Difference Between Allergies, a Common Cold, and a Sinus Infection

Florida is known for its sunny weather, tropical plants, and warm temperatures. However, our perennially great weather comes with a downside; allergies can last year-round for many Floridians, putting us at the top of the list for the number of allergy sufferers nationwide. If you or your little ones are stuffy, sneezy, or just feeling [...]

Top Physicians List Features Our Providers

Niral Patel, M.D., and Justin Napotnik, D.C., were selected as some of Orlando’s leading physicians as chosen by readers of Orlando Family Magazine in their 2018 Reader’s Choice poll for Top Physicians. The 2018 Reader’s Choice Top Physicians list includes 251 physicians across 52 specialties throughout our community who make the health of their patients [...]

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

Your nose is stuffy, your throat is sore, you sneeze non-stop, and your body aches. How do you know if you have the common cold or the dreaded flu virus? What’s the difference between the two anyway? A cold is a contagious respiratory infection caused by a virus. More than 200 [...]

Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage: What’s the Difference?

The health insurance landscape, including coverage plans provided by the government, can be complicated to navigate. Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage, for example, have similar names but several distinct differences in terms of care coverage and benefits for patients. Niral Patel, M.D., founder of Windermere Medical Center and board-certified internal medicine physician, says he deals with [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]