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Butt Implant - Unsightly results
Miss-TreatedBadly's Review of: Dr. Sam Gershenbaum

Rating: 3.52 (out of 10)
Review Date:
July 6, 2012, 2:45 pm


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Sam Gershenbaum (My Profile)
City:
Miami
State:   Florida (FL)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   Miss-TreatedBadly (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):   June 26, 2009
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

I live in UK. I had butt implant surgery by Dr G. of Aventura cosmetic centre in 2009. I noticed a few weeks after that there was a dent under the implant on the RHS and the LHS looked boxy and flat. I emailed the surgery (you can not talk to the Dr. directly and have to go through the patient coordinator which is frustrating in its self). I was told to wait and with time the result will improve. I sent them pictures in 2010 and the surgeon acknowledged there was a problem and agreed to fix it but I didn't have the funds to travel to Miami at the time, flights, hotel, and to pay for someone to come with me to look after me.

I have been trying to contact them again since last month. After several emails and phone calls, I have had no response.

I have contacted several lawyers to sue Dr G. But appearently the statuate of limitation is 2 years and legally I cant do anything.

I feel that Dr Gershenbaum intentionally delayed the matter by acknowledging that there is a problem but insisted that it takes time for the implants to settle. Which made sense at the time but now I am left disfigured, disappointed and frustrated.

Please DO NOT use aventura for your surgery as you will be left alone after they have taken your money.
 
MY RATINGS IN DETAIL

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My Results:
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Medical Skills, Techniques & Knowledge:
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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?
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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?
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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:
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Was doctor reasonably punctual with appointments?
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Price:
Do you feel the price of your procedure(s) was reasonable?
Does the doctor give financing options?
  (1)
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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