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Upper/Lower Bleph and Rhinoplasty
Sterlingrose's Review of: Dr. Walter Dishell

Rating: 8.33 (out of 10)
Review Date:
March 18, 2008, 11:49 am


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Walter Dishell (My Profile)
City:
Encino
State:   California (CA)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   Sterlingrose (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   2 found
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   December 28, 2003
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

Good surgeon, nice offices, good staff. He spent quite a bit of time answering all my questions and made me feel very comfortable with him as the surgeon. I was getting married in June 04 so I had 6 months to get in shape for my photos. My eyes were more almond shaped before so I wasn't thrilled with the results until almost 3 years later. The nose has never been great. I have thick skin which the doctor told me about AFTER the surgery. How he didn't know this before is beyond me, so the closed surgery didn't get the results. I had a high profile nose with a bump and wanted it to look for feminine and less pronounced. It's ok now but not as flattering as I had hoped. Revisions are expensive and the three docs I went to after said, "leave it alone"
All in all, Dishell is good. He knows his stuff and has been around a while. He didn't handle it well when I told him I didn't like the nose. I would recommend him but be aware-the face after surgery changes for years-not months. It finally settled in around year 3.
 
MY RATINGS IN DETAIL

N/A = Not Applicable
1 = Worst/Extremely dissatisfied
5 = Neutral
10 = Best/Extremely satisfied

My Results:
How happy are you with your results?
Did your results meet or exceed your expectations?
  (7)
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?
  (9)
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?
  (8)
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?
  (9)
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?
  (9)
Appointments, Waiting Time:
Was it easy to book an appointment?
Was doctor reasonably punctual with appointments?
How was the office waiting time?
  (9)
Price:
Do you feel the price of your procedure(s) was reasonable?
Does the doctor give financing options?
  (9)
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?
  (9)
Recommending This Doctor:
How likely are you to recommend this doctor to someone else?
  (8)

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