What’s the Difference Between HMO and PPO Insurance?

Healthcare insurance can be a confusing landscape, and one of the common questions we are often asked from patients is to explain the difference between HMO and PPO insurance. “Something my patients always ask me is ‘What does it mean to have an HMO insurance versus a PPO insurance,” says Niral Patel, M.D., founder of [...]

Top Physicians List Features Our Providers

Niral Patel, M.D., Justin Napotnik, D.C., and Gigi P. Maniar, M.D., were selected as some of Orlando’s leading physicians as chosen by readers of Orlando Family Magazine in their 2017 Reader’s Choice poll for Top Physicians. The 2017 Reader’s Choice Top Physicians list includes 296 physicians across 49 specialties throughout our community who make the [...]

Confirm Your Appointment with Windermere Medical Center

In an effort to provide excellent service and convenience to our patients, we provide automatic email and text message appointment reminders. It's easy to confirm your appointment from an email or your phone! Follow these simple instructions to let us know that you will keep your appointment: You will receive an email reminder from HFAlerts@nextgen.com [...]

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

Thank you to all of our patients for voting Niral Patel, M.D. the Best Physician in Southwest Orlando for the third 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 as laceration repair, IV fluid [...]

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 [...]

Your Insurance May Be Changing

Every year health insurance changes a little, but this next year has some big changes. We care deeply about our patients and their access to medical care, so we want to make sure you know what is happening - and what you may need to do. Aetna, Humana, and United Healthcare are closing their Marketplace [...]

Backpack Safety Tips to Keep Your Child Safe

Is your child’s backpack too heavy? Do they struggle to walk while wearing it? Chances are your child has way too much stuff in their backpack. Luckily, these backpack safety tips to keep your child safe can be implemented with ease to help them avoid both short- and long-term damage. Did you know a child’s [...]

How Can I Tell if My Child is Experiencing Swimmer’s Ear?

Your family just enjoyed a lovely day at the beach or by the pool, but now your child is complaining of ear pain. How can you tell if your child is experiencing swimmer’s ear? What is Swimmer’s Ear? When water gets trapped in the outer ear canal, it creates a moist [...]

What’s the Difference Between Bronchitis, Pneumonia and Asthma?

Bronchitis, pneumonia, and asthma all affect the respiratory system. The respiratory system (made up of the lungs, airways, and muscles) is responsible for moving oxygen to our body’s cells. The nose, mouth, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles make up the airway which carries air between the lungs and the body’s [...]