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Worst employees-neck surgery
MMMSMom's Review of: Dr. Ramasamy Kalimuthu

Rating: 4.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
May 1, 2008, 8:41 pm


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Ramasamy Kalimuthu (My Profile)
City:
Oak Lawn
State:   Illinois (IL)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   MMMSMom (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   None available
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   January 15, 2000
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

Date is approximate. The doctor is very hard to understand. He is Indian. Although he speaks English I did not know what he was saying. He was referred to me by my dentist whom is a great guy. The type of surgery I had was for a herniated muscle in my neck. It was an odd, stange problem. He did do good job at the time but the problem is back but much smaller. He had never seen anything like this before. He did explority surgery and said that it was a herniated muscle. His office staff was so rude. The worst was the billing person. Since this was not cosmetic surgery my insurance should have covered it. The biller billed the insurance company the wrong way..the wrong code and it took 2 years for them finally to pay the Doctor. She made it look like it was my fault and would actually hang up on me when I would call. I don't know if she still works there but I do know his wife worked there and she did not help when I complained. Prior to Dr. Kali getting paid his wife had me fill out a form that would give Dr. Kali the right to show my pictures to students since what I had was so weird. In return, I would not have to pay the bill. I told her that I would sign the form but that the insurance owed the money and that I would get the bill paid. Which, in the long run he got my signature and I made sure he got paid. I think I did the right thing. Most people would probably say forget the extra insurance work. All of the problems I had was due to the biller billing the insurance company the wrong way. I have no idea what she told Dr. Kali but he actually sent me a letter stating that he did not want me as a patient. I was shocked and hurt at the treatment. I could not believe how I was treated and how he went along with these unfit employees. What else can I call them? I love all of my doctors and have had plastic surgery since. All of the staff have always been pleasant and nice. Dr. Kali and his staff were a terrible experience. I would not go back to him because of his staff and also his unprofessional behavior towards me. I was treated terribly.  
MY RATINGS IN DETAIL

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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?
  (7)
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?
  (1)
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?
  (5)
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?
  (1)
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?
  Not Rated (0)
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?
  (5)
Recommending This Doctor:
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  (1)

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