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About Dr. Richard J Pena-Ariet

Dr. Richard J Pena-Ariet, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fort Pierce, FL. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Pena-Ariet is affiliated with Martin Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

24 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard J Pena-Ariet is Good. Dr. Richard J Pena-Ariet has been rated by 24 patients. From those 24 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard J Pena-Ariet is 3.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center

1700 S 23rd St
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
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Specialties

Dr. Richard J Pena-Ariet has the following 1 specialty

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard J Pena-Ariet has the following 6 expertise

  • Heartburn
  • Vaccination
  • Physical
  • Check-up
  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss

Reviews

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Great doctor

Very professional, empathetic, and genuinely takes to listen and calls back after hours returning calls or checking on status.

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One Star

Pena ariet’s review Although this health provider has a good reputation, I NEVER actually met him or even spoke with him. In 3 visits I only dealt with his subordinates, who were OK. Every time I went to the office I had to wait at least ONE HOUR to be seen. That's just too long. On top of that, I had three major problems besides that. One was that the office is poorly run. One month after I requested my medical records transferred they were not. They said that it was "the other doctor's" fault, but they didn't follow up. When I called "the other doctor" to request the records, they were sent at once. I later requested my records to be sent to my cardiologisst downstairs, and they refused. They blamed on HIPA rules, but I know them well, and they don't apply. Then I personally went to the office to pick up the records they refused to give them to me. MY OWN RECORDS!!! The final incident happened when I asked for clearence for a minor (cataract) surgery. The doctor's subordinate who examined me found me of course OK so the surgery was scheduled for the following Monday. However, when I went for surgery I found that my clearence had been revoked the previous Saturday at 4:45 PM saying that he needed records from a cardiologist. Obviously it was too late in the day, and too late in the week, to get them (besides, his office had just done an EKG on me). This created a great inconvenience since I had to be in the surgical clinic at 6:15 AM. At that point I had to get records from my cardiologist and another visit from Dr Pena-Ariet although I again didn't actually see him. I of course got cleared for surgery, but I had to postpone it for 2 weeks because or Dr Pena-Ariet's office problems. I mentioned to his office secretary that I would write a review of my experiences on Angie's List, and a few days later I got a letter by which the doctor was "discharging" me as a patient. There was no way that I would deal with him or his office again anyway...

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Two Stars

out 4-5 office staff he has one individual that thinks she is the one knows and mandates everything, I have heard her be rude to patients. I have called for my granmothers referrals and she has told me tht I have to wait until she goes down the pile because they have 7 days to process requests. My granmother was her hurting and was bleeding. I took her to the hospital and she had to have ulcers burned. I will never take my granmother there again. Too bad because Dr. PenaAriet has a good sidemanner. I'm sure he will lose many patients because of this individual. I'm assuming he doesn't see it.

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OFFICE STAFF IS TERRIABLE

I love Dr. Pena-Airet but his office staff is terriable! They pick up the phone and never ask you to hold just put you on hold. I have been on hold for 7 minutes and then been hung up on only to call back and get hung up on 3 times more in a row. I would suggust visiting the NP. She is great as well if you cant get in with Dr. I am really concidering switching Dr. because of the staff though!

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Great Doctor with an excellent bedside manner!

Dr. Pena-Ariet diagnosed my unique symptoms and prescribed the correct medication to remedy my ailment. He was caring and understanding during my entire encounter. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Pena-Ariet is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • Drexel University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, 1700 S 23rd St, Fort Pierce, FL
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