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 [...]

Windermere Medical Center Patients Achieve a Combined One Ton of Weight Loss

We recently hit a huge milestone at Windermere Medical Center! Over the last 12 months, we have had ONE TON of weight loss (2,200 pounds) with our patients! Benefits of this massive weight loss have been: Lowered bad cholesterol and triglycerides Improved fasting glucose levels Lowered blood pressure Normalized lab values in our pre-diabetic patients [...]

Staying Active After Age 50

Staying active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Not only does exercise help to control weight, it improves mood, boosts energy, promotes better sleep and combats health conditions and diseases like high blood pressure. Staying active is just as important as you grow older as it is when you’re [...]

Lesser Known STDs and Treatment Methods

More than half of Americans will have some form of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in their lifetime, according to the American Social Health Association. In light of STD Awareness Month this April, we wanted to share some of the lesser known STDs. While STDs such as chlamydia, gonorrhea and genital herpes are [...]

Windermere Medical Center Receives Recognition in Best of Southwest 2015 Poll

We're honored to announce Dr. Patel won first place for "Best Physician" and Windermere Medical Center won third place for "Best New Business" in the Best Of Southwest's 2015 poll! Thank you to all of our patients, staff, neighbors and community partners for helping us achieve this wonderful recognition. Request An Appointment [...]

Tips for a Happy, Healthy Year

From choosing the right insurance plan, avoiding the flu and keeping your allergies under control there’s a lot you can do to ensure a healthy year. Remember, you can help take your health into your own hands by using a proactive approach to wellness. Choosing the Right Insurance Plan Healthcare can [...]