Dr. Carlos Cartaya MD Patient Reviews

  • Pediatrics Tampa, FL

Overall Rating

3.2
  • 6 patient ratings
  • 4 comments

Last 12 months:

3.0 (-0.2)

4 Patient Reviews

  • Highly Satisfied
    50%
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  • Dissatisfied
    17%
  • Highly Dissatisfied
    33%
  • Easy Appointments
  • Promptness
  • Friendly Staff
  • Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
  • Bedside Manner
  • Spends Time With Patients
  • Appropriate Followup
  • Wait Time 12.5 minutes

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1.0 of 5
November 30th, 2013
Dont mean to sound like the bad guy but this guy sucks
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So, I got diagnosed with a MRSA infection on my face. Since I have such a complex case with two incurable diseases this was a very life-threatening as we were told by Three doctors. They admitted me to the hospital before they even found out what it was, they diagnosed me In the hospital after three days of antibiotics Dr. Cartaya sent me home. A short time after I followed up with my pediatrician who Grew angry at him and admitted me back in the hospital immediately. Another four days of antibiotics and he sent home. As the MRSA grew on my face I ended up getting rushed to the ER. They admitted me AGAIN for a week and he sent me home.... AGAIN! I ended up taking a high dose of antibiotics at home until it left Damaging my kindeys for good. All thanks to Dr. Cartaya. I'm on oral chemo to this day losing my hair and he always thought I was fine. Don't bring your kid to this doctor. He's just horrible.
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5.0 of 5
February 25th, 2013
I love Cartaya.
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10 minutes
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Dr. Cartaya is an amazing doctor in my opinion. He made sure I, as the patient, and my mom knew exactly what was going on and what his plan of action was, he took time to talk to me if I needed to know more, and he was always close by incase something were to go wrong. He is very warm hearted and even stayed late to make sure I was stable enough to remain out of the PICU. I absolutely love him and would definitely recommend him to any of my family or friends.
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2.0 of 5
September 7th, 2012
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15 minutes
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OK as general pediatrician for routine care. Not knowledgeable about complex cases. Misdiagnosed our child and refused to refer to specialist. Had to seek specialist ourselves who gave us correct diagnosis. Good bedside manner does not equal quality in a physician.
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5.0 of 5
February 28th, 2011
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My son needed emergency surgery when he was born. This MD was assigned to be his pediatrician (in addition to the specialists). He was very warm, caring, and took the time to make sure that I accurately understood my son's medical condition. He also checked in on us every day to make sure that we had everything that we needed. He also got rave reviews from the nursing staff at the hospital.
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