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Lipoma removal
Aliciadoe's Review of: Dr. Alan Engler, MD

Rating: 10.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
May 8, 2013, 12:17 pm


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Alan Engler, MD (My Profile)
City:
New York
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   Aliciadoe (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):   April 26, 2013
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

I went to Dr. Engler to have a large lipoma (a benign fatty growth) removed from my back. I knew I had it for a while but it wasn’t until I was trying on some bathing suits and saw myself in a mirror that I realized how big it was. And, frankly, I was horrified. I knew it needed to be removed but I didn’t want a huge scar and I wanted to make sure I was in good hands from every standpoint. Aside from the fact that I’m 59 years old, surgery is scary; even what might be considered a small surgery (although, with the size of my lipoma, nothing about it was going to be “small.”) I started reading the reviews of surgeons online and, after narrowing it down to a few, made appointments for consultations.

After meeting with Dr. Engler I canceled my other appointments. I was so comfortable and reassured that I no longer felt it was necessary. From his staff to the office setting to Dr. Engler himself, I simply felt that I didn’t need to look any further.
 
MY RATINGS IN DETAIL

N/A = Not Applicable
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?
  (10)
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 dcor 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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