My doctor and his assistant are great. The check-in staff seem unconcerned. Some are slow to acknowledge you and seem like they are just watching the clock. Then, at closing time, the support staff are the first ones out the door Show moreand they nearly trample over you to get to their cars. My most recent visit was on a Friday, so I guess that may have had an effect. Maybe I need to have an appointment earlier in the week or earlier in the day. This is the first time that I was not too thrilled about my visit.
Doctor Escobar is very pleasant. He ask you questions pertaining to your history of past ailments, surgeries , procedures and medications as well as current medications. Doctor escobar explains the diagnosis , what are the next sShow moreteps and allows you to ask questions. This was my first visit and I felt very comfortable.
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Juan M. Escobar, MD, MPH, has over 27 years of experience in practicing cardiology. He is proud to bring his extensive experience to the team at AssociatesMD, where he sees patients from the office locations in Plantation and Weston, Florida.
Dr. Escobar earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his internal medicine residency and fellowship at the same institution. Dr. Escobar achieved his board certification in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases and entry to the American College of Cardiology as a Fellow.
Following his training, Dr. Escobar began his medical career in Dallas, where he initially worked as an Instructor of Medicine and later as an attending physician at Baylor Hospital.
For five years, he was part of the Congestive Heart Failure and transplant service providing care to hospital patients and outpatients. He then moved to El Paso, Texas, where he practiced non-interventional cardiology for 20 years providing medical services in a medically underserved community.
In 2019, Dr. Escobar began a personal goal of obtaining a Master of Public Health online at George Washington University with an emphasis on global health, a program he graduated from in August 2021. In 2022, he began a sabbatical year to allow time for volunteer work.
For two months, he worked at the World Medical Missions in Kenya at the Tenwek Hospital and traveled to his native Colombia. Before joining AssociatesMD in July 2023, he worked for three months in a temporary capacity at Valley Verde Medical Center in Cottonwood, Arizona.
Dr. Escobar's background in various medical settings allows him to bring a unique perspective to the team at AssociatesMD, where he treats patients with all types of acute and chronic cardiovascular diseases.
He has a special interest and expertise in the management of chronic heart failure. He believes in actively involving the patient and their family in the treatment of chronic heart disease, using education and counseling to bring about the best possible outcome. He makes a point to consider the complexity of the medicines and dietary changes necessary to achieve that goal.
A passionate learner and traveler, Dr. Escobar is keenly interested in learning and understanding different cultures and languages. He speaks Spanish fluently and has an advanced knowledge of French and some Italian. Lately, he has been focusing on learning a few phrases and words in Swahili.
Outside of work, Dr. Escobar enjoys outdoor sports like running, cycling, and hiking and water sports like swimming, scuba, and sailing. He believes in setting a good example to his patients on the benefits of physical exercise in being instrumental to good overall health.
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350 N Pine Island Rd
Plantation, FL, 33324
2122 NW 62nd Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309
1604 Town Center Blvd
Suite 4B - 4C
Weston, FL, 33326
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On time very pleasant and the Doctor were very patient with you and explained your results to you step by step.
Very professional, doctor Escobar took the time to explain my test results step by step. I feel relieved that I found a cardiologist that I can trust with my health.
Everyone is welcoming and friendly at the office. Dr. Escobar is wonderful. You can see he cares for his patients. Makes sure you understand what he explains to you. Always has a big smile. Already recommended him to my coworker.
Very friendly staff. It’s easy to check in and the wait time is very short.
Dr and assistant were very nice. I really thanks them the way they treated me
Everyone is friendly and professional.
Professional, kind and efficient. DR Suarez is so thorough and calmly efficient.Dee who took my blood was so sweet and made sure it was comfortable for me.
Excelent service ..of everything person…Thank you
Una buena doctora apesadumbrado de estar poco tiempo con ella la atención que me brinda es segura y buena
Very nice, helpful, and compassionate.
Treated courteously and professionally
Dr. Suarez was very professional and patient. She took her time to ask about me and my health. It was refreshing to see a doctor who still believe in a great and caring bedside manner.
The whole stuff, including the doctor were very kind and friendly. Dr. Escobar took his time to explain my doubts concerning my health and made me feel very comfortable.
Buen servicio ella y su asistente que abla español
Dr Escobar provided clear explanations and offered helpful advice. I felt heard, respected, and cared for.
Professional and attentive
fast, precise and direct.
Very good, caring and informative.