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"Front office staff were professional and courteous in their interaction with patients but tended to ignore patients and the long wait. Lab staff was very professional" and friendly. I was left setting in the waiting room for over an hour before being called back to have my blood pressure checked and blood to be drawn for lab work. Once my blood was drawn I was left in an examination room where I waited another hour + for the doctor to arrive. Dr.
entered the examination room with an attitude his time was being wasted. He immediately made the statement, "You're at 17, nothing to worry about, I've seen worse.", "Just stop smoking." Up to this point I had been told be three separate doctors that a hemoglobin of 17+ and hematocrit over 50+ was a very serious issue. I had been instructed by two separate doctors that I should undergo bi-weekly phlebotomy. Dr.
without ever examining me stated that my problem was a result of smoking and sleep apnea. Made the statement stop smoking and you'll be fine. Dr.
's diagnoses was entirely based upon medical history forms and lab results. At no time did Dr.
ever attempt to examine me. When questioned about the condition polycythemia the reason for my referral to Dr.
, he became dismissive and impatient. When questioned about continuing the phlebotomy his attitude was do it if you want but it won't do any good. Dr.
never offered any explanation of the condition polycythemia or the reason for not continuing the prescribed phlebotomy. Dr.
never offered an explanation why I would have elevated blood viscosity. Dr.
was offensive, impatient and it was obvious that he did not want to continue the examination. The entire encounter with Dr.
did not even last five minutes. During the exchange Dr.
held a copy of the blood lab results. Upon leaving I asked Dr.
for a copy of the lab results. Dr.
without comment threw the document in my direction and turned his back to me. I was in his office for the better part of three hours to be dismissed as an intrusion into his busy schedule. A subsequent report to my primary physician, Dr.
made statements which were false. Dr.
stated that polycythemia was a secondary issue to smoking and sleep apnea. Dr.
claimed that he made recommendations which he did not make at the time of the examination. Dr.
's primary practice is cancer treatment. It was apparent that he did not wish to accept a patient which didn't fall into this category. Note: When I reviewed the lab results from Dr.
's own lab, in the category of hemoglobin results were 17. Beside this result was the notation, "Critically High".

-David M.

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"Dr.
is very sensitive to patients' needs, symptoms, insurance snags (he calls the insurance companies on behalf of many patients), and" finds unique treatments through research. I appreciate the fact that he does not like to give too many PET scans. Any type of scan is risky because they expose the patient to more radiation. I lost a
friend to metastatic breast cancer; before she died, she told me her oncologist ran PET scans on her every few months! She had undergone many of these scans. Dr.
has tirelessly researched new treatments protocols used by doctors at M.D.
& other hospitals. Because of his research, my husband is alive today! His staff is top notch! All are extremely dedicated & responsive to our needs. A compassionate, well trained group! We are very lucky!

-Charles & Fran C.

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They are really good, but the only thing that I noticed was for an example, my brother was taking pain medication, sometimes I have had to drive to his location, about 45 minutes away to get his pain medicine. Once I called them that morning and the woman said that she would send the information to a pharmacy. I got to the pharmacy after work and the prescription had already been filled. Nurses were not allowed in a certain wing that my brother was at after he just got a Chemo treatment. I have learned that I do have to follow up on everything.
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is very knowledgeable, informative, responsive, and compassionate. We also appreciated his ability to explain things in
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's terms. We highly recommend him to others.
- Clarence & Nikita L.
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The billing person was one of hte main reasons I went to Dr
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Chobania, I was poor, unemployed, and I had insurance but it was the temporary kind and I was nervous I was not going to have the money to pay, the billing person said to come in, because they even have a charity clinic called JFK Memorial Clinic. The billing person was instrumental, the online profile of Dr Chobania was one of the keys, and I didn't know him. He and his office managed all of my cancer treatment. Every place you go in the hospital they touch you with kindness and sweetness, and I appreciated it being a catholic hospital
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Wernig' RN. She was informative, helpful and totally dedicated to 100% Customer Satisfaction !
The male and female security guards need extensive re training in order to become at best marginal !
I was told that I would not be allowed to go to the 5th floor, I had lost my ID Badge and was told to get another, but the female guard told me I needed my Driver's License, which I did NOT have at the time !
A heated exchange occured and a armed police ofcr approached me and told me I was facing an arrest.
I laughed in his face, (Male Black 50yrs OLD), I told him that the riots were several weeks ago and that this white person wasn't going role over and accept his misuse of power and authority.
I told him that he was guilty violating my rights and suggested that he stop IMMEDIATELY or I would call the state police to hear both sides, etc. ! The Black Male Officer declined my offer, but told me that after I left for the evening I would not be allowed back into the hosptial.
Most confusing, maybe a clear example of little people with too much POWER !
- Spencer P.
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Went in with a list of questions. Dr.
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seems willing to spend all the time you need answering questions. She scheduled me for testing. Nothing flagged on the testing. When I asked her questions more in-depth about my issues, she pretty much seemed to just rely on the testing and told me to go back to my family doctor. So frustrated with physicians not being willng to think outside the box in their own practice. Could just be my issues, but didn't seem very helpful and at one point said "that's not my area" in response to a pretty basic medical question.
If I knew specifically what I was looking for with a health issue, I might go back, but for exploring problems she didn't seem to be a good fit for me.
- MELISSA D.
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He is an amazing doctor. He spends time with you and answers questions. He is also willing to look at alternatives if there's something you don't agree with regard to care. He is open minded.
- Shelly R.
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dr.
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was very professional and reassuring during what has been the most difficult time in my life. the staff was wonderful. his nurse is very friendly and efficient. the office staff was courteous, and
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- the gentleman who helped me with my medical leave of absence from work, was just as nice in person, as he was on the phone. if i could give this practice an A+ i certainly would.
- bea Y.
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He is a great doctor. He listens to you. He gives you the best care. He helped me recover and get better care for my situation. I would recommend him to anyone. I will use him again.
- Kyle M.

Oncologists in Norfolk

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888 Brain Science Development Inst

One Columbus Center
Virginia Beach

Ahealer

409 Senna Ave

Alexander Su MD

300 Medical Pkwy
Chesapeake

Amy Skorupa MD

110 Wimbledon Sq
Chesapeake

Atienza, Dr. Daniel M

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Bhaskar Rao MD

1020 Independence Blvd
Virginia Beach

Biral Amin MD

736 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake

Bleznak, Dr. Aaron D.

880 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk

Boon Kok MD

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Breast Care Specialists

5900 Lake Wright Dr Ste 201
Norfolk

Burger, Dr. Robert L

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Cancer Specialists-Tidewater

110 Wimbledon Sq
Chesapeake

Celesteann Bremer MD

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Charles Kersh MD

3901 Treyburn Dr
Williamsburg

Christina Prillaman MD,FACP

500 Sentara Cir
Williamsburg

Claire Carman MD

5900 Lake Wright Dr Ste 201
Norfolk

Craig Franzman MD

110 Wimbledon Sq
Chesapeake

David Powell MD

1051 Loftis Blvd
Newport News

David Randolph MD

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Dean McGaughey MD

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Dr. Michael S. Steinberg MD

1950 Glenn Mitchell Dr
Virginia Beach

Ellis, Mark E

120 KINGS WAY, SUITE 3100
Williamsburg

Evms Health Svc

825 Fairfax Ave
Norfolk

George Kemp MD

1120 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach

Gohar Arslan MD

355 Crawford St
Portsmouth

Harden, Dr. Elizabeth

1051 Loftis Blvd
Newport News

HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH

150 BURNETTS WY
Suffolk

Hoefer, Dr. Richard A

11803 Jefferson Ave
Newport News

Howard Jr, Dr. John R

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Ilene Stephan MD

3901 Treyburn Dr
Williamsburg

Irvin, Dr. William P.

12100 Warwick Blvd
Newport News

James Lukban MD,DO

825 Fairfax Ave
Norfolk

James Stark MD

5835 Harbour View Blvd
Suffolk

John O'Boyle MD

8037 Park Ln

Johnny Hyde MD

1051 Loftis Blvd
Newport News

Joseph Layser MD

12100 Warwick Blvd
Newport News

Lee, Dr. Michael E.

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Lloyd Shabazz MD,FACP

355 Crawford St
Portsmouth

Lori Gillespie MD

12100 Warwick Blvd
Newport News

Mark Chisam MD

3901 Treyburn Dr
Williamsburg

Mark Fleming MD

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Mark Shaves MD

600 Gresham Dr
Norfolk

Maryview Medical Center RAD

3636 High St
Portsmouth

Mathew Sinesi MD

736 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake

Mattern, Dr. John A

1051 Loftis Blvd
Newport News

Michael Bidus MD

13413 Wye Lake Blvd SW

Michael Miller DO

3000 Coliseum Dr
Hampton

Michael Peyser MD

109 Philip Roth St
Newport News

Naval Med Ctr

620 John Paul Jones Cir
Portsmouth

Norfolk Surgical Group

6160 Kempsville Cir
Norfolk

Paul Conkling MD

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Peninsula Cancer Institute

1020 Independence Blvd
Virginia Beach

Peninsula Cancer Institute

12100 Warwick Blvd
Newport News

Robert Burger MD

1950 Glenn Mitchell Dr
Virginia Beach

Robert Squatrito FACOG,MD

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Ronald Poulin MD

5741 Cleveland St
Virginia Beach

Schlesinger, Dr. Kimberly W

12100 WARWICK BLVD
Newport News

Schneider, Dr. James J

880 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk

Scott Kruger MD,FACP

3000 Coliseum Dr
Hampton

Sinesi, Dr. Christopher

3636 High St
Portsmouth

Song Kang MD

3000 Coliseum Dr
Hampton

Sowjanya Nagabhirava MD

612 Kingsborough Sq
Chesapeake

Stacey Rogers MD

300 Medical Pkwy
Chesapeake

Steinberg, Dr. Michael S

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Thomas Alberico MD

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Thomas Montag MD

109 Wimbledon Sq
Chesapeake

Victor Archie MD

2800 Godwin Blvd
Suffolk

Virginia Oncology Associates

1051 Loftis Blvd
Newport News

Virginia Oncology Associates

500 Sentara Cir
Williamsburg

Virginia Oncology Associates

5900 Lake Wright Dr
Norfolk

Virginia Oncology Associates

725 Volvo Pkwy
Chesapeake

Virginia Oncology Associates

1012 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach

Virginia Oncology Associates

1950 Glenn Mitchell Dr
Virginia Beach

Virginia Oncology Associates

3000 Coliseum Dr
Hampton

William Maclaughlin MD

110 Wimbledon Sq
Chesapeake

Williamsburg Surgery

500 Sentara Cir
Williamsburg

Yousef, Mashor

12100 WARWICK BLVD
Newport News

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