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"We’ve used him for years. It’s convenient, and close-by. The office staff is always good. Scheduling appointments is easy.

-Elizabeth B.

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after reading several positive reviews about his services from various sources. This was my first visit with him. He did a" thorough examination, and I was only waiting a few minutes after signing in for the appointment. Ultimately, everything went well.

-BILL B.

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Eye Care reviews in Colville

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They were convenient and nice. They did a good job with my eyes. I had an eye infection once and they were able to treat me. I typically wait maybe 10 minutes to be seen when I arrive.
- Christy W.
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I have power of attorney fpr my Mom and accompanied her to her appointment with Dr.
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. He is the only retinal specialist in
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. Appointments can, and typically do, require up to 4 hrs of your time (which is told to you ahead of time).
Some of the staff lack customer service skills and are outwardly rude. A few staff are their saving grace by trying hard to establish rapport and provide personable care.
Dr.
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is rushed and appears not to want to take the time to field questions or help the patient understand his condition and treatment. He lacks a positive bedside manner and displays an arrogant demeanor.
I was very disappointed in how he interacted with my Mom and me. Several comments he made were either inaccurate and/or irrelevant to her situation. I'm now researching other retinal specialists for my Mom because our overall experience has caused my Mom and me to wonder about his priorities because of the following:
Medicare paid over $2000 for the eye injection he administered to my Mom. That makes one wonder if the decision to provide this treatment is done out of the patient's best interest or the doctor's, especially since this treatment may call for injections every 4 - 5 weeks for up to 2 years, with the primary goal of maintaining current 20/50 vision level, and a small
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of improvement in that vision level. For approximately 5 minutes of patient/MD interaction per visit, Dr.
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would pocket over $48,000 over 2 years of treatments, while the patient has no guarantee that the treatment regimen will have any positive effect on his current vision level.
- Becky L.
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When my two sons and I arrived at Dr.
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's office in Irvington, we sat in the waiting room until called into different examination rooms. Without my specific authorization or prior knowledge of need or cost, an excessive number of tests on various machines began to be administered to all three of us. The testing was taking a long time and my patience was being exhausted, especially since my husband was waiting outside for us in the car. Complaining to the assistants supervising the tests, I objected to the need for all of the tests. It got to a point in which I stood up during one of my tests in progress and announced my refusal to take any more tests. When I asked to see the eyeglasses, I was informed that the person managing eyeglasses was not there. Additionally, no contact lenses satisfying the doctor’s prescriptions for my sons were available!

Many months went by until I learned that Dr.
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had submitted a claim of over $700 in charges to Medicare and to my supplemental insurance company for services rendered to me. In reviewing Medicare’s report, I noted at least one test that was not administered. Furthermore, symptoms noted, such as dizziness, as the reason for certain tests were news to me! The doctor received his allowable claim payment and later billed me for the $147 that insurance didn’t pay.

Dr.
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also submitted similar charges to my son’s insurance carriers, but with the date of service being different for each and incorrect for both.



Before reporting this alleged “farce” to the appropriate authorities, I wanted to review our medical records in order to verify certain dates and to ensure accuracy. Therefore, I made numerous written and telephonic requests to the offices of Dr.
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requesting a copy of our records. During one of my calls to his South Plainfield office, I was advised by someone named
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that Dr.
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was handling my request, but when I asked to speak with him personally, I was told that he was out of the country. (I asked
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for her/his last name, but was refused that information.) The phone call ended with my mention of two concerns: 1) the 30-day requirement to satisfy written requests for medical records and 2) my suspicion of alleged fraudulent claims. Shortly after that call, I received a call from Dr.
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who apparently was not out of the country. Initially, the Dr. was full of excuses and complained about the time it would take for him to write summaries of my medical records, but at the end of our conversation he said that I would receive my records soon. It’s been over 3-months since my initial request, but I still haven’t received the records. It's my understanding that Dr.
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is in violation of the NJ Administrative Code, regulated by the NJ State Board of Medical Examiners, which requires medical records to be delivered within 30-days of a patient's written request.


Specifically as to the effectiveness of treatment, Dr.
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diagnosed one of my sons with a stigma in one eye. However, examination by another ophthalmologist reported none even after I questioned the findings. The Dr. diagnosed a cataract on one of my eyes during an earlier vision examination. At the time, he advised that I see him again in six months because the cataract looked like it was close in time to being “ripe” for surgical removal. However, at my next visit, the Dr. reported to me that the cataract was not even close to being ripe.
I reserve drawing any conclusions regarding this matter until I can at least obtain my medical records requested from Dr.
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- Jennifer A.
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He gave me the most thorough eye exam I have ever had. Went over the
variables involved with my situation. Everything was OK at that time,
but a month later I had to return with another problem and he diagnosed a
retinal tear. He and his staff rushed me down the hall to a retinal
specialist who did surgery right away. This type of concern and response
is refreshing. Dr.
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does a great job and you should consider him
for your eye needs
- Charles C.
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He's very friendly and takes the time to explain things to patients. I typically wait 5 minutes to be seen when I arrive; he's very prompt.
- betty W.
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I have worn glasses my whole life. In the last few years my vision has deteriorated and I am having some dificulty. I saw Dr.
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who I must say was exceptional. Attentive, listens, thorough and an exceptional bedside manner. He explains things well and makes the patient feel at ease. He is the best Opthamologist I have seen to date and I have seen many. I will definately refer freinds and family to him.
As for the office setup and staff I must say I was impressed. The office was busy ahd the staff was quick and well organized.
- Lucia S.
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It was great. I would highly recommend him. He took time, explained everything. I originally going to him for a second opinion on my eyes for a possible cataract surgery. He was honest and suggested that I didn't need surgery. He was great.
- Rebecca W.
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I had the first of 3 or 4 planned eye surgeries with Dr.
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in Sept., 2014, and had additional appointments scheduled. Dr.
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had a health issue and was cancelling various appointments for several months, leading to a lengthy leave of absence. Although Dr.
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knew well in advance that he would have to cancel all of his appointments for at least the entire month of November, 2014, he delayed notifying his patients until shortly before their appointments and wrote that it was due to an unforeseen circumstance. His office refused to re-schedule my appointments with Dr.
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, did not refer me to another eye surgeon, and offered me only an office visit with his Physician's Assistant. This delay prevented me from completing my
surgeries and improving my vision in 2014. I will pay thousands of dollars for an additional insurance deductible in 2015.
Dr.
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's delay in notifying me and his failure to refer me for appropriate care elsewhere were just two examples of a poorly run office and lack of consideration for the patient. Dr.
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diagnosed me with a rare
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disease, explained it, and instructed me to sign up for surgery; I asked for written information on the disease and the surgical procedure, but they
said that there was no patient information. His employee sent me to purchase a $108 prescription which I did not need, and I have never opened the bottle. I posted a question in his online Message Center about my medications, but no one responded. They gave me printed post-op instructions to use an eye medication but did not warn that it would cause blurry vision; when I contacted Dr.
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's office to report my blurry vision, a tech gave me medical advice that was different from what Dr.
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wanted me to do. When Dr.
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wanted to check my post-surgical eye again in 4 weeks, the scheduler couldn't get me in before 6 weeks. After Dr.
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cancelled my appointments, I requested that my records be sent to another ophthalmologist and to me; the records were not sent in a timely manner, and they charge 50 cents per page to give patients their own records. My usual time in the waiting room was 45 minutes to 1 hour with additional waiting time in the dilation and
exam rooms for a total of 2-1/2 to 3 hour office visits. A sign says to notify the receptionist if you have been waiting for longer than 15 minutes, but they don't do anything about it.
Dr.
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is a knowledgeable physician. He provided me with excellent advice and surgery for which I am grateful. I would be willing to overlook many of the inconveniences at his office in order to receive his expert care. However, the way that Dr.
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treated me when he had a personal health issue
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me to believe that he had priorities other than my best eye care, and I could no longer trust him. I do not know the nature of his health issue or how it has affected his ability to take care of his
patients in the past, at present, or in the future.
- Renee K.

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140 E 28 th St

Barmore, Dr. Warren A.

714 6th St
Prosser

Bergstrom Family Eye Care

950 E Jewett Blvd
White Salmon

Bermingham, Dr. Michelle

820 N Chelan Ave
Wenatchee

Chung, Dr. Paul Y.

2517 NE Kresky Ave
Chehalis

Coastal Eye Care

1703 S Pacific Hwy
Long Beach

Confluence Health

820 N Chelan Ave
Wenatchee

Delzer, Dr. Damien R.

1919 Lathrop St

DeRosier, Dr. Michael

26 W. H Street
Deer Park

Dolezal, Dr. Joseph L.

1125 Mellen St
Centralia

Eggleston, Dr. Richard J.

500 Port Dr
Clarkston

Everett, Dr. Harold G.

1205 E Front St
Port Angeles

Eye Clinic of Bellevue

1300 116th Ave NE
Bellevue

Fenno, Dr. Cheryl M.

205 S Washington Ave
Newport

Ford, Dr. Robert O.

2517 NE Kresky Ave
Chehalis

GreatEyeglasses.com

524 San Anselmo

Gruzensky, Dr. William D.

2517 NE Kresky Ave
Chehalis

Guzek, Dr. James P.

2517 NE Kreskey Ave
Chehalis

Hoot, Dr. Glenn P.

118 W 1st St
Aberdeen

Jensen, Paul S

112 PELLY AVE N
Renton

Johns, Dr. Gordon E.

2517 NE Kresky Ave
Chehalis

Karl Holling MD

164 N Main St
Colville

Kuhnline, Dr. Davina

795 N 5th Ave
Sequim

Lewis County Eye & Vision

1179 S Market Blvd
Chehalis

Ness, Dr. Luther O.

22 W Main St
Walla Walla

Niemeyer, Dr. Matthew S

795 N 5th Ave
Sequim

Northwest Eye Surgeons

795 N 5th Ave
Sequim

Northwest Eye Surgeons

795 N 5th Ave
Sequim

Orman, Dr. Eric Van

811 E Georgiana St
Port Angeles

Osborne, Dr. Kevin

215 E Broadway Ave
Moses Lake

Peninsula Contact Lens

1122 E Front St
Port Angeles

Rana, Dr. Duane L.

407 Burdin Blvd
Grand Coulee

Reis, Dr. Thomas P.

811 Georgiana St
Port Angeles

Richards, Dr. Shawn C.

840 E Hill Ave
Moses Lake

Scott, Dr. Kohlstedt J.

201 E Main Ave
Chewelah

Sisson, Dr. George T.

1070 Basin St
Ephrata

The Columbia River Eye Center

475 Bradley Blvd
Richland

Thompson, Dr. Kirk L.

192 Harvel Ln
Port Angeles

Twin Harbors Eye Center

207 S Chehalis St
Aberdeen

Wicheta, Dr. William E.

933 Red Apple Rd
Wenatchee

Wickline, Dr. William

680 W Washington St
Sequim

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