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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ricardo Santayana is Good. Dr. Santayana has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.1
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Stroke

Education & Awards

Dr. Santayana graduated from Universidad De Costa Rica, San Jose. He has 4 awards.

Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Diabetes Care Recognition (2014 - 2016)
Level I
Cardiac Care Recognition (2014 - 2016)
Level II
NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (2014 - 2017)
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (2014 - 2017)


Dr. Santayana has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • University Community Hospital at Carroll 
  • Florida Hospital Orlando 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Ricardo M Santayana MD and PA is a male Family Practitioner, has 32 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Ricardo M. Santayana practice?
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Dr. Ricardo Santayana practices Family Medicine near Tampa, FL.
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