Run from this doctor!!! She only sees you as a paycheck!..., Apr 17, 2013
Run from this place. This doctor will see you as a number and a paycheck and nothing else. Your treatment will not be tailored to you, it's a one treatment fits all approach here. During the course of my treatment, unneeded tests and procedures were performed and needed tests missed. The wrong medication instructions were given on several occasions and of course I couldn't reach anyone before the time I was supposed to take them. Dr Gell does not liked to be questioned about what she's doing and will respond to questions with an attitude during remaining treatments. I had 2 failed IVF treatments here (same protocol both times because Dr Gell wouldn't alter her treatment) and ended up losing all embryos before transfer day for both cycles.
Good staff, horrible "doctor" - Wallet stuffer versus actual clinician ..., Feb 10, 2013
In a few words?
- Horrible bed side manner; dodged questions and threatened to quit when we inquired about alternative treatment methods. This dude is older than the internet as we know it and he was throwing hissy-fits like a rabid Bieber-fan.
- Extremely pessimistic. Every conversation boiled down to DEATH. Look, I get that cancer is no walk in the park, but rubbing our faces in it is counterproductive and honestly, believe it or not, does more harm than good. After the nth time of being told "HE IS GOING TO DIE," we stopped talking to him about and kept his patient visits short.
- Biggest gripe? Cancer research is a constantly developing field and new, novel discoveries are made often enough that you might spot it in the newspaper or online. It should have been a huge red flag when this so-called M.D. was absolutely clueless about significant changes in our understanding of how cancer works.
Final remarks? He gave up on our father when we walked through the door the first time. Had we known of his lazy, outdated way of treatment, we would have walked right back out of that room without hesitation.
Dr. Parma is knowledgable, attentive, and kind. You can feel confident to put your eyes in this ext..., Jan 19, 2013
You can feel confident to put your trust in this extraordinary doctor's capable hands. He is a fantastic communicator, and he will take the time to help you understand your condition. He is not only a wonderful doctor, but also a wonderful human being. He surrounds himself with very conscientious, patient, and professional staff members. I give this doctor and his office the highest of accolades.
avoid at all costs, don't make the same mistake, i left in tears and irate..., Dec 13, 2012
I would not suggest doctor Joseph Hooper to anybody. I have never taken the time to write a review on a product or services of any kind before, but he will treat you with such disdain that I hope that no one ever has to suffer his treatment. He has only his experiences to base his life "opinions" on and if you are not someone with simple problems he has dealt with before, then you are wrong in his eyes and he will make a point to tell you. If you try and discuss your issues with him, he will tell you that you are just seeking special attention, that you are faking and he will talk down to you as if you were his child. If you try and make any retorts to his insults, he will then proceed to mumble insults under his breath right in front of you as if you are too stupid to know what he is doing. If you want to leave your doctor in tears or livid with anger, then by all means, go to him, but if you wanted to be treated with respect from your "care giver", then save yourself the grief and time and seek a different doctor. He told me that my psychiatric symptoms weren't real and upon realizing that I did need proper help, he very abrasively asked if I was going to kill myself and then told me I could find another doctor. That being said, I was always able to get either same day or next day appointments anytime I called and I can only assume, after reading similar reviews, that he just doesn't hold on to any of his patients and therefore his schedule is always open.