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nursed2long's Review of: Dr. Michael Spindel

Rating: 8.47 (out of 10)
Review Date:
August 21, 2006, 9:08 pm


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Michael Spindel (My Profile)
City:
Huntington
State:   West Virginia (WV)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   nursed2long (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   1 found
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   July 25, 2006
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

I am pleased with my results, although I will probably need a lift later in addition to my augmentation. (Which was a possibility going into all of this!)
I think Dr. Spindel & his staff are very capable & great at what they do. The only thing is that he didn't seem very sensitive to how I felt post-operatively. And I felt like my appointments (aside from my actual surgery day) were rushed. I think he schedules consultations & followups in 15 minute increments...which to me, doesn't allow much time to create a warm atmosphere with patients.
He immediatlely answered any questions I had...even after hours by means of his pager. MJ, the office nurse, is amazing & so, so helpful.
My surgery was performed in his office in a surgical suite (attached to St. Mary's Hospital). His office & surgical suite is immaculate.
The hardest part of going in for surgery was that I had to get undressed & climb onto the surgery table myself. But after receiving my anesthesia, I was out & the next thing I remember is waking up & being told everything was done.
All in all, I would recommend this dr., but just know in advance, you're not getting someone with the bedside manner of Dr. Rey on Dr. 90210.
 
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?
  (8)
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?
  (8)
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?
  (10)
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?
  (6)
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?
  (10)
Appointments, Waiting Time:
Was it easy to book an appointment?
Was doctor reasonably punctual with appointments?
How was the office waiting time?
  (10)
Price:
Do you feel the price of your procedure(s) was reasonable?
Does the doctor give financing options?
  (10)
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?
  (10)
Recommending This Doctor:
How likely are you to recommend this doctor to someone else?
  (8)

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