Dr. Bymaster was born in Miami and has been in the area since 1995. He is married and has three children. Dr. Bymaster’s exercise routine includes a daily 30 minute workout and paddle boarding with his wife. He also enjoys fishing and reading.
Your provider is available by phone for urgent issues 24/7. Call the office.
American Board of Bariatric Medicine
University of Miami School of Medicine
Jackson Memorial Hospital
St. Joseph’s Hospital Main
General Adult Mental Health and Behavior Health Services
Coordination with Hospital and Specialist Care
Chronic Disease Management
Acute Care Visits
Preventative Screening & Education
Annual Wellness Visits
Weight Loss Counseling
Urgent Care Services
Minor injury care (cuts, burns, bruise, sprain, etc.)
Laboratory Services including Coumadin Clinic
Central Tampa 2727 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Tampa, Florida 33607 Suite 450
2727 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33607
- Monday: 7:30am - 5pm
- Tuesday: 7:30am - 5pm
- Wednesday: 7:30am - 5pm
- Thursday: 7:30am - 5pm
- Friday: 7:30am - 5pm
Florida Medical Clinic participates with most major carriers. Please consult your insurance carrier prior to your appointment to verify our participation status with your insurance plan. This list is subject to change and is not all-inclusive.
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Medicare PPO
- Aetna PPO
- AvMed HMO
- AvMed PPO
- BC Advantage 65
- BCBS HMO
- BCBS Medicare HMO
- BCBS Medicare PPO
- BCBS PPO (Includes EPO, PPC, BlueOptions, Blue Select)
- Baycare Exclusive Network
- Cigna HMO
- Cigna PPO
- Coventry HMO
- Coventry Medicare PPO
- Coventry PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana PPO
- Tricare East
- Tricare East HMO (Prime)
- United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete HMO
- United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete PPO
- United Healthcare Dual Complete HMO
- United Healthcare Dual Complete PPO
- United Healthcare Evercare
- United Healthcare HMO
- United Healthcare PPO
- United Healthcare Secure Horizons
- Wellmed- UnitedHealthcare Medicare
Richard Bymaster, MD's Performance
Patient Centered Medical Home Report Card
Florida Medical Clinic Primary Care Tampa
Dr. Richard Bymaster, Dr. Norman Castellano, Dr. Jessica Valenti, Dr. Shaily Shah, Bhumika Patel, PA, Cristina Relihan, PA
|CLINICAL QUALITY PERFORMANCE|
|Breast Cancer Screening||71%|
|Colorectal Cancer Screening||65%|
|Diabetes Poor Control HbA1c > 9.0||13%|
|Controlling High Blood Pressure (BP<140/90)||80%|
|Depression Screening and Follow-up Plan||91%|
|Advanced Care Planning||55%|
Same day appointment availability
The number of same day appointments the department has available each month. Patients who can get an appointment the same-day they request for one, have better patient satisfaction and fewer visits to the hospital/urgent care.
Hospital Follow-up Within 14 Days of Discharge
Percentage of patients who were seen by their primary care provider (PCP) within 14 days of a hospital discharge. Following up with a PCP has been linked to reducing re-admission to the hospital.
Breast Cancer Screening
Percentage of female patients 50 to 74 years old who had a mammogram. Early detection is important to prevent the spread of breast cancer.
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Percentage of patients 50 to 75 years old who had an appropriate form of colorectal cancer screening. Early detection key to surviving the disease.
Diabetic Poor Control Hemoglobin A1c > 9.0
Percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had hemoglobin A1c > 9.0% during the measurement period. A hemoglobin A1c of >9.0% represents poor blood sugar control; therefore, the lower the value, the better. Patients who have a low hemogoblin A1c are less likely to suffer the side effects of diabetes
Percentage of patients 6 months or older who had an influenza immunization. Vaccination is a proven method to prevent the spread of the flu
Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccine. Vaccination is a proven method to prevent the spread of pneumonia
Depression Screening and Follow-up
Percentage of patients 13 and old who received a depression screening and a follow-up plan if the patient tested positive for depression. Depression is often missed or overlooked, annual screenings enables health care providers to detect and treat depression.
Advanced Care Planning
Percentage of patients aged 65 years and older who have an advance care plan or surrogate decision maker documented in the medical record or documentation in the medical record that an advance care plan was discussed but the patient did not wish or was not able to name a surrogate decision maker or provide an advance care plan.
Urgent Care Utilization During Office Hours (M-F 8AM-5PM)
Percentage of patients who had an Urgent Care Visit during their PCP’s normal office hours (Monday – Friday; 8:00AM – 5:00PM). Patients who seek care from other providers, such as urgent care, during their PCP’s normal office hours may indicate the PCP does have enough appointment access, or the patient’s perception is their PCP does not have adequate availability. The lower the number, the better.
Admits per 1,000
Number of patients admitted to the hospital per 1,000 patients. The lower the number, the better.
A survey administered quarterly to analyze the overall patient experience at Florida Medical Clinic.
Richard Bymaster, MD's Resources
"Dr. Bymaster goes above and beyond for his patients"
"Cannot say enough positive things about him!"
"No complaints at all!"
"Here's to many years."
"Competent & compassionate"
"He saved my life!"
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