Coordination of care

Coordination of care

What is Coordination of Care?

It means coordination of your care with multiple specialists and making referrals as necessary. The goal of care coordination is to improve health outcomes by ensuring high-quality & high-value health care to patients. It helps to reduce health care costs by eliminating redundant tests and procedures.Coordination of care can also improve patient satisfaction and quality of care, while reducing inpatient and medication costs.

At Ridge Medical Associates, we have highly trained and experienced board-certified physicians who will provide you with better healthcare services. Our specialty is the treatment of chronic and complex illnesses. We coordinate your care with specialists and make referrals as necessary.

Our team of healthcare professionals and care coordinators helps people with chronic illnesses lead a healthier life. Our physicians will make sure that the chronically ill patient get the right care at right time. We help you and your family to manage your healthcare. Our coordinated care includes:

  • Convenience
  • Care Coordination
  • Team-based Care
  • Resources

Sunil Nihalani, MD

  • Internal medicine and gastroenterology
  • Medical School: Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India, 1990
  • Residency in Internal Medicine: St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, 1997
  • Fellowship Training in Gastroenterology: University of Vermont, Burlington, 1998
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine since 1997
  • In practice since 1998
  • Past Chief of Medical staff at Lake Wales Medical Center (2010-2012)
  • Physician of the Year 2013, Lake Wales Medical Center
  • Staff Privileges at: Lake Wales Medical Center, Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, Winter Haven Hospital

Accepted Insurances

  • Advantra
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Coventry
  • Medicaid (not accepting new patients)
  • Polk Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Care Plus
  • Great West
  • Medicare
  • Molina
  • Wellcare
  • Beechstreet
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Freedom Healthcare
  • Optimum Healthcare
  • Tricare

Practice Locations

405 S 11th St Lake Wales,Florida 33853-4202

2209 North Blvd, Suite A Davenport, FL 33837

Phone: (863) 679-8000

Fax: (863) 679-8008

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday –9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sunday-closed

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