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sush_a's Review of: Dr. Alan Engler, MD

Rating: 10.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
July 22, 2015, 8:37 am


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Alan Engler, MD (My Profile)
City:
New York
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   sush_a (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):   July 13, 2015
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

Where to start with Dr Engler. First of all, let me preface by saying I did meet with several well regarded/known plastic surgeons in New York City and even one in a borough to get a feel for what to expect; as well as an understanding of preferred techniques and styles. What I particularly appreciated about Dr Engler is that he has a very cautious approach and is not afraid to tell you no to procedures that will not have the best outcome for you in his extensive experience. I was impressed with his professionalism and candor as my first impression. Many of Dr Engler's personality attributes have already been commented on positively by previous posters for which I will also attest is true. His openness to discussing what the potential outcome could be went a long way to having more managed expectations toward recovery. His office staff, particularly Arlene who I interacted with frequently to ensure that I had all my pre-op steps covered was very courteous and reassuring. I have found through my previous experiences with office staff in specialist offices, the attitude of staff towards you makes a big difference to your impression of the experience of the doctor. Dr Engler, also accommodated a short notice for my surgery which I am very grateful for as I had mandatory days of vacation to take. He was very patient and helpful towards what must have been a lot of annoying specific questions prior to my surgery. Speaking of recovery, I had a particularly rough one. This was my first experience of surgery and I was in a lot of pain, more than I anticipated for the first couple of days. Dr Engler was very hands on keeping in touch with me directly several times a day and giving me comfort/advice as needed. It made a world of difference as I would have otherwise scared myself on all the possible scenarios available to me on the internet (which is never a good idea). Even though it's only been 8 days, my body already looks amazingly better and it's getting smaller every day. I could not be happier with my experience with Dr Engler and absolutely recommend him to anyone considering his specialty.  
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?
  (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 décor aesthetically pleasing?
Were you offered anything to drink?
  (10)
Recommending This Doctor:
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