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Dr. Alpha Male = No Thanks
twinbelly's Review of: Dr. Nolan Karp

Rating: 1.22 (out of 10)
Review Date:
November 30, 2007, 2:30 pm


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Nolan Karp (My Profile)
City:
New York
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   twinbelly (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   1 found
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   No
Date of your procedure(s):   November 30, -0001
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

I went to see Dr. Karp for a consultation (a $200 charge) about a tummy tuck. His super fancy office kept me waiting for over an hour and then I met with his office manager (who was wearing scrubs as if she was a medical practitioner). She took my information and had me disrobe. The doctor came in, removed my robe without even introducing himself and started poking and prodding. It was a very unsettling moment because I was so uncomfortable with my belly since my pregnancy and I got tears in my eyes. He actually asked me "why are you getting so emotional?" I couldn't believe how cold he was and I told him that he might be emotional if his body had been changed from carrying twins. He was dismissive and then excused himself from the room. His office manager came back and could tell I was upset but she just starting giving me the costs and telling me when the doctor was available. I stopped her midway and told her not to bother since there was no way Dr. Karp was going to touch me. She asked why and when I told her (still pretty teary and upset) her justification was that he is just a real alpha male. As if that is an excuse for being a jerk. The only nice thing I can say is that they didn't charge me the consultation fee because my experience was so horrible.  
MY RATINGS IN DETAIL

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1 = Worst/Extremely dissatisfied
5 = Neutral
10 = Best/Extremely satisfied

My Results:
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Medical Skills, Techniques & Knowledge:
Does your doctor have strong and up-to-date medical skills?
Does your doctor have good knowledge of techniques?
Were you well informed by the doctor?
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Accessibility:
Was doctor accessible and helpful during pre-op and post-op?
Is there good after business hours support?
Can doctor be reached by telephone?
Can doctor be reached by email?
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Personality:
Did the doctor make you feel comfortable?
Did the doctor take time to listen to your needs?
Did you feel rushed when trying to talk?
Was the doctor friendly and approachable?
Did the doctor show care and concern for you?
Does the doctor love being a doctor?
  (1)
Office & Support Staff, Nurses:
Was the office staff professional and well-mannered?
Was staff accessible and helpful during pre-op and post-op?
Was the office staff sensitive to your condition and needs?
Were your telephone/email messages given to the doctor?
  (2)
Appointments, Waiting Time:
Was it easy to book an appointment?
Was doctor reasonably punctual with appointments?
How was the office waiting time?
  (1)
Price:
Do you feel the price of your procedure(s) was reasonable?
Does the doctor give financing options?
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Office & Surgical Facility:
Are the office and/or surgical facilities professional, clean, and well maintained?
Is the medical equipment up-to-date?
Is the office comfortable and the décor aesthetically pleasing?
Were you offered anything to drink?
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Recommending This Doctor:
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