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jaclynmarie's Review of: Dr. Mark Epstein

Rating: 9.52 (out of 10)
Review Date:
July 1, 2012, 2:42 pm


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Mark Epstein (My Profile)
City:
Stony Brook
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   jaclynmarie (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 6, 2012
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

I have severe anxiety and have wanted to get a breast augmentation for four years. I finally worked up the courage to do it and I am so happy I chose Dr. Epstein as my surgeon. His staff is amazing and always welcomed me with a smile. The day of surgery was a breeze. Everyone was so calm and made me feel really relaxed. Dr. Brian Slepian the anesthesiologist started my IV in the pre op room because I was so afraid of walking into the operating room. I remember getting the IV and then waking up in recovery. I did not wake up nauseous or groggy. I never had the “elephant on my chest” sensation because Dr. Epstein doesn’t use surgical bras or tight bandages. I followed the “Recipe for Recovery” when I got home, I ate and took a two hour nap. When I woke up I could not believe how great I felt! I don’t want to use the word pain because it was never painful, just uncomfortable. On a scale of 1-10 my “pain” was a 2, and I was walking around the house, eating meals (not crackers), and I was able to raise my arms up all the way above my head. My “pain” level was never above a 5 and I was only on 800mg of Ibuprofen which took the “pain” down to a 2. Dr. Epstein’s rapid recovery is exactly as promised. Three days after my surgery I was out shopping and went out to dinner, day four I was completely off the Ibuprofen and 100% back to normal, and on day five I was back to work. I was driving, opening my own pill bottles, showering, dressing myself, blow drying my hair, cooking my own meals…everything that people told me I wouldn’t be able to do after surgery, I was doing it. I had no bruising throughout my entire recovery period and I am only 3 weeks post op and my incisions look so clean, I can barely see them. My family and friends were amazed at how fast I was recovering. It has been an amazing and EASY recovery because of Dr. Epstein’s rapid recovery technique and I would do it all over again. I still can’t believe I did it!!! I highly recommend Dr. Epstein to all of my family, friends, and anyone thinking of getting a surgical procedure done. Thank you to Dr. Epstein and his staff for being true to your word. The rapid recovery is real, and Dr. Epstein is the only surgeon I trust to deliver those results.  
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?
  (9)
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?
  (10)
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?
  (10)
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?
  (7)
Price:
Do you feel the price of your procedure(s) was reasonable?
Does the doctor give financing options?
  (7)
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 dcor aesthetically pleasing?
Were you offered anything to drink?
  (10)
Recommending This Doctor:
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