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thaliaan's Review of: Dr. Mark Epstein

Rating: 9.90 (out of 10)
Review Date:
December 23, 2012, 3:38 pm


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Mark Epstein (My Profile)
City:
Stony Brook
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   thaliaan (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):   December 12, 2012
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

I have wanted to have a tummy tuck for many years. I had the extra skin and stretch marks as a result of having two large kids however I was extremely apprehensive about having the surgery (the pain, recovery time was my main concern). I did some research online I read that Dr. Mark Epstein performed tummy tucks without drains and a pain pump. I went to Dr. Mark Epstein’s office in August of 2012 and I knew that I wanted him as my surgeon. He made me feel comfortable, he was extremely knowledgeable and he took his time to really discuss the results I would get from the procedures. I did visit two other physicians but they were not as experienced or as knowledgeable as Dr. Epstein and I did not have the comfortable with their skill level.

I had my surgery December 12, 2012 and 1 day post op I feel a tad bit soar and a little uncomfortable but that is the extent of pain. Four (4) hours after my surgery I felt fine I was able to walk around with mild discomfort and one (1) week post op I have no bruising from the lipo of the flanks or from the tummy tuck surgery.

What made my experience even more wonderful was of course Dr. Epstein but I have to give kudos to each and every one of his staff that was there. I want to thank the Nurse, the LPN, the Anesthesiologist and all of his staff that tended to me. They all made me feel comfortable and confident that all would be well with me.

Lastly, I have to say I am happy with my decision to have the tummy tuck and lipo of the flanks although I have a little swelling I can see the improvements to my body already. Again thank you Dr. Epstein and thank you to all of his staff. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone who is thinking about doing a tummy tuck and lipo of the flanks.

 
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?
  (10)
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?
  (8)
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?
  (10)

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