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dharmabum35's Review of: Dr. Grant Stevens

Rating: 10.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
July 9, 2010, 2:39 pm

Doctor Name:   Dr. Grant Stevens (My Profile)
Marina Del Rey
State:   California (CA)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   dharmabum35 (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):   June 23, 2010
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


I am dismayed at reading the awful review about Dr. Stevens and further saddened that someone actually thought the responses supporting him were "staged" because they appeared within days after. I have known Dr. Stevens for more than 18 years. I was Assistant Director of Nursing in the hospital adjacent to his office and heard about his excellent reputation at the time. I subsequently had several procedures done by him over the years and have always found him to be the ultimate professional in every way. I can truly say that my life has been changed by his artistic touch and his amazing surgical skills. He has always been responsive and available for me throughout these procedures. His staff is superb and complement Dr. Stevens'skills by educating, coaching and supporting patients before, and after, procedures.
As a healthcare professional who has worked with patients throughout the last 30+ years I have observed that people's expectations of their physicians are frequently unrealistic. Similar to other relationships in our lives, if physicians are treated with respect and dignity they treat their patients likewise. It is absurd to expect that a physician will not have bad days, be stressed or be short-tempered sometime. Furthermore, while physicians may be "friendly" with their patients their job is to perform the procedures entrusted to them with the utmost care and diligence--not to meet other unfulflled emotional needs their patients may have.
I am sorry that one of his patients has had such a terrible emotional experience with Dr. Stevens that they would trash him and his years of experience. No one is perfect, including the person who wrote the review. We all have some responsibility for how others respond to us and how the world treats us. We choose our reality and happiness, regardless of circumstances. I hope this patient can objectively look at how she might have contributed to the situation she describes and what she can do so that she can let go and move on.

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