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Department Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Primary Location Florida, Krupa Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Ann Arbor VA GRECC
VA Special Fellowship in Advanced Geriatrics
Ann Arbor, MI USA

Fellowship - The University of Michigan Health System
Geriatric Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI USA

Residency - SSM St. Mary's Hospital
Internal Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA

Medical Education - Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Campinas
Campinas - Sao Paulo, Brazil


  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

190 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

48 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

So very fortunate to have found Dr Fernanda

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2024

Dr Heitor is very thorough and caring - never rushing through the appointment and always explaining

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Doctor is a good listener and answered all my questions

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

She appeared to have time schedule to meet with all data entry and her explanation of the process and history and above all goals that more concerned with information system required so there was minimal patient/doctor blinding of a new primary

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Dr. Fernanda Heitor-Behdad is a superb physician with great knowledge, compassion and very efficient.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Weston Cleveland Clinic is a top notch medical facility with excellent providers performing at their best.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Excellent experience. Dr. Listened, cared for my medical history, took time to make recommendations toward my better health .

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Good substitute physician. I recommend

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2023

Dr Fernanda is so caring amazing really love her

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Doctor is excellent

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2023

I was impressed with the professionalism of the doctor as well as her "bedside manner". She seemed genuinely interested in my well being.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Doc listened to all my concerns and was through and explain treatment well

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Doctor Behdad was very professional, courteous and patient. It was very obvious that she was truly interested in me and my wellbeing. I felt extremely comfortable and happy that I went to see her. I was extremely impressed with her demeanor and concern.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

She's so caring!

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Would recommend Dr. Heitor to anyone who need a great, caring doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Provider care and attention was above and beyond expectations.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr. Fernanda was personable and empathetic. We had a great rapport. She's knowledgeable and thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

Although Dr. Heitor-Behdad was 40 minutes behind schedule, The Dr. Spend as much time as needed to cover all of our issues and concerns. We never felt rushed and we are looking forward to our next scheduled visit.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2023

She showed me that she was very interested in both my past history all the way through my present in very detail.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr Heitor-Behdad is remarkable.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

Dr. Fernanda is a caring professional, very attentive to my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Physician excellent

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Great bedside manner, terrific listener, and showed she cared.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2023

Excelente experience and excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

Fernanda was superb. She asked questions, answered mine, updated my records and set my mind at ease as we reviewed my blood work. She was a professional and a credit to your institution, thank you

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Doctor stayed after hours to get thorough history. I am happy she is my primary.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

The appointment with Dr Heitor came via patient relations employee in emergency room. This is the best service and brilliant move by CC. James was able to get me an immediate follow up appointment and per my wishes schedule me with an internist specializing in patients over 60. Dr Fernanda Heitor is the most caring Dr, spent time with me, checked me over and scripted test I should have had a year or so ago that Dr Bashin did not prescribe. Dr Fernanda discussed with me all of the things I should be aware of at this age. That was missed previously. My faith in Cleveland Clinic internal care with focus on prevention is restored. Dr Fernanda Heitor A+++

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

Dr. Fernanda took a great deal of time to get to know me and to go over my history. Much appreciated!

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Fernanda is the absolute best! You k ow she cares for people.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Excellent physician.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

My experience was wonderful. Everyone I saw was Kind and caring. The Doctor sent a lot of time with me .I felt like she also cared about my well being. Thank you Dr Fernanda Heitor-Behdad

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Already recommended the Doctor. Loved her

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr. Was was professional in all aspects of her field and talking to her patient and recommendations and follow ups accordingly to keep her healthy. After being a patient for several years with Dr. Galindo who I love dearly Dr. Fernanda is as loving and caring as Dr. Galindo. She definitely is a keeper just like when I first met Dr. Galindo.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

This was my first visit with this Dr as a follow-up after hospitalization.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Original apt was r/s, but here info didn't get put into the next appt. There was a gas delivery truck causing a jam in front of the doors. This made It difficult for me get my 91 year old mom Inside for several minutes. These things combined caused us to loose our appt. About 1/2 hr we seen by Dr Fernanda Heitor-Behdad & she was wonderful!

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

This doctor spent a lot of time with me, which was reassuring because I have a very complicated case.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

All the components of getting the appointment to see Dr Heitor-Behdad were met in an efficient and professional way.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

Dr. Heitor-Behdad is a charm. She is the image of a well trained, compassionate physician with excellent communications skills. She examined me and answered all my questions. She gave me important hints about how to take and what to expect from muy medications. She was sincerely engaged with my medical condition and gave me advised to make it better. Outstanding physician!!.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

The care offered at CC is allways excellent. They have good management, they follow medical guidelines and have gathered a group of outstanding medical providers delivering the best medicine that is possible in a compassionate way.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

She was very patient, caring, knowledgeable and informative.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

She seemed to have familiarized herself with my medical record before coming in. She was friendly and acted professionally. Asked questions appropriately. And I liked her which helps me feel comfortable with a practitioner.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

I was extremely pleased with her. This was my first visit with her and she took a lot of time to learn about me and to carefully explain everything to me about my health and what she wanted me to do

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Dr Fernanda, very professional, understanding and caring for my well being as a real person.Im very happy with her.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

I'll definitely recommend her to my friends

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Dr. Fernanda really listened to me.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Very impressed with Dr Heiter. She studied my chart and asked many questions related to elderly issues which was refreshing. Good listener.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

My doctor ,this being my first counter with her since she was replacing Dr. Lopez, Took a great amount of time to understand my situation and my concerns. If Dr. Lopez does not return I will surely ask her to be my primary care physician

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

She was very caring and explaining his health was just awesome and make it so easy for me to say what was going with me health wise and things that I needed to do at this stage in my life.

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