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THIS DOCTOR IS A BUTCHER.
TamraGalloway's Review of: Dr. Bruce Chisholm

Rating: 2.05 (out of 10)
Review Date:
December 21, 2009, 1:53 pm


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Bruce Chisholm (My Profile)
City:
Rancho Mirage
State:   California (CA)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   TamraGalloway (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):   September 19, 1997
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

I had laser resurfacing done when I was 29 to reduce the appearance of acne scarring twice for a small area on my cheeks. The first procedure didn't do much so he suggested a second procedure which he punched, stitched and lasered the ice pick scars i had. I made several follow up appointments but he only saw me once after the second treatment and completely avoided me for 3 appointments after by making me wait more than an hour becoming upset which eventually led me to walking out. He never called either. The one appt he did see me, I had asked why I had 2 huge scabs on my nose. A place where I had no scarring. He said "not to worry and that noses always come back". Well, more than 10 years and my nose still has two huge divots and the ice pick scars are 3 times wider than they were. I learned later by my own research that I was probably burned with a defective co2 laser. Yet the way he handled me, knowing he had drastically worsened the face of a pretty young woman for the rest of her life by lying and avoiding is disgusting and hurtful. I am embarrassed to show before and after photos, but will if it will help someone who has also been damaged by him.  
MY RATINGS IN DETAIL

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

My Results:
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Did your results meet or exceed your expectations?
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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?
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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?
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Appointments, Waiting Time:
Was it easy to book an appointment?
Was doctor reasonably punctual with appointments?
How was the office waiting time?
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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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