CardiologyCardiology examines all aspects of the functioning of the heart and blood vessels. The main objectives of cardiology - is a timely diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, rehabilitation of cardiac patients, as well as the development of effective preventive measures.
- Florida, Port Saint Lucie
Dr. Laurence O Watkins, MD works in
Port Saint Lucie, Florida is a specialist in Cardiology and graduated Royal Victoria Hospital/McGill University in 1976. Dr. Watkins is affiliated with St. Lucie Medical Center and practicing for 42 years
I received a timely response to my questions and concerns.
I got an appointment when I needed one.
They kept things moving and on time during my visit.
Knowledge and Skill:*
I received a thorough evaluation.
I received a correct diagnosis and up-to-date treatment.
I was given specific advice on lifestyle changes I can make to improve my health.
Shared Decision Making and Communication:*
I was given the medical information I needed in an understandable way.
The provider really listened, gave me the time I needed, and put me at ease.
We discussed treatment options and choices I have.
The provider addressed traditional and alternative medicine treatment options in an open-minded way.
Since 1983 we have continually provided quality care to thousands of our neighbors along the Treasure Coast. The combined efforts of more than 250 skilled physicians and more than 700 dedicated employees have resulted in one of the most comprehensive healthcare facilities serving the Treasure Coast....
This was the worst experience I have ever had with a doctor visit. First of all I saw the NP Amber , she made me feel like I was a bother to her . As I sat in the chair she told me to stand and pull my pants down then she took three steps back and bent over to pretend to look at the affected area, which made me feel like she didn't want to be near me. I said pretend to looks at because there was no way she could have seen the problem from that position. Then she talked with the nurse to tell he...
On 1/24/18 my mother had an elective heart valve repair, the surgery went very wrong, what should have taken four hours took nearly ten hours and my mother needed 22 pints of blood. She was intubated for nine days and sedated. They attempted to wake her up and could not do so. They inserted a trachea in the ICU where she lay in a coma like state for 50+ days, she had three seizures and the auto blood pressure cuff burst open her arm artery. This took an additional two surgeries to repair. A...