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Due to my husband and I having careers that force us to relocate each summer and then a cross country move on top of that, I unfortunately have had 5 doctors throughout the course of my 2 pregnancies. two in Manhattan, one in South Hampton NY, One in Los Angeles and Dr. Dunn. I researched quite a while to find him and have to say he is the best OBGYN Ive ever seen.

My experience:

Wait time: virtually none. The times I have waited, I was reasonable enough to realize that other patients ahead of me required more attention. You can gauge how respectful a Dr is to his patients by looking around the waiting room. If there is major overflow then I would assume he double and triple books. Never have I seen his waiting room busy (and he shares an office.) I write this only because of the few negative reviews I saw below mine.

Staff: Always friendly, informative and respectful. They make a point to make small talk and to put you at ease.

Patient room: very clean.

Ease of making appointments: I have called and been able to get in same day every time I requested it if I wasnt feeling well.

Dr. Dunn: friendly, funny, charming, knowledgable and takes time with you. He does not rush you and answers each question with thought and insight. I have had talented doctors with poor bedside manner and for me, I need the whole package when choosing someone to deliver my child.

Alas, I delivered on a day dr. dunn was not on call, but I would like to mention that he works very closely with midwives, namely a wonderful woman named Andrea that made me feel like a queen on my delivery day. Dr. dunn is a great advocate of midwives and that is something to consider.

Aftercare: He visited my family and I in the hospital when he was on call, he called to follow up on some pain issues I was having and continues to be a delight all around for my family. I thought he would be deserving of this public review.

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flag | Submitted Dec. 19, 2014

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Dr. Dunn has cared for me during all FOUR of my pregnancies, and he is the absolute best. His assistant, Chris, is sweet as can be, so it's just icing on the cake. His caring demeanor and expert advice has always comforted me greatly during pregnancy, birth, and post partum. I recommend him without reservation!!

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flag | Submitted Sept. 24, 2014

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Dr Dunn is the most responsible, resourceful and knowledgeable doctor I've met. I've seen quiet a few OB GYN from Encinitas to La Jolla and finally found dr. dunn as my OB GYN. Not only does he have great bed side manners and explains things very well, he is also an excellent surgeon. He performed surgery on me and it went really well and recovered as expected. He saw me through my first pregnancy and I describe his style as cautiously relaxed in that he doesn't bog his patients with a lot of "can do" or "can't do" restrictions so that the expectant mother is relaxed and not stressed out. However, he is very cautious and thorough when managing my pregnancy. Another note is that Dr. Dunn is very scientific. He will often cite data and evidence from medical studies. For someone who is always looking for evidence like me, it is great to have this information.

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flag | Submitted Aug. 6, 2014

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I did not have a good experience. I had to go to him for my first but then insisted very strongly to change doctors with my second child.

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flag | Submitted Oct. 14, 2013

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I believe a low stress pregnancy can result in a happy/calm baby. The right OBGYN is a huge variable in this equation. A colleague at work strongly recommended Dr. Dunn and I am forever grateful to her. Dr. Dunn is not your typical stuffy doctor. He’s fun, easy to talk to and has a great bedside manner. My favorite things about Dr. Dunn is that he’s knowledgeable, experienced and explains things well. Women have been having babies for centuries and nowadays, people are so worried about what they should and shouldn’t do while pregnant. Dr. Dunn focuses on a healthy/practical pregnancy and doesn’t stress you out with a bunch of rules while being pregnant. During your pregnancy, you go to the OBGYN’s office so much, they become an extended family. Everyone at Dr. Dunn’s office are extremely friendly and caring. I always felt Dr. Dunn truly cared about me and never felt rushed at our appointments. Dr. Dunn is the best and when you're pregnant only the best will do!

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flag | Submitted Aug. 25, 2013

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Dr Dunn is truly an exceptional doctor. He is super knowledgeable, easy to talk to, has the perfect bedside manner and explains/relates concepts and results clearly and concisely. Dr. Dunn always takes the time to answer questions and never rushes through explanations. It is very apparent that Dr. Dunn really cares for his patients and truly loves what he does. Dr. Dunn delivered both my children, and I feel blessed to have been in his care during both my pregnancies and deliveries. Honestly, I can't say enough good things about my experiences with Dr. Dunn and would highly recommend him to anyone!

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flag | Submitted Feb. 6, 2013

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I am very lucky to have both of my children delivered when he was on-call. The first one was a vaginal delivery. the 3rd degree tear healed very well due to his careful stitching (it takes an hour!), so I never experience any problem with the recovery. My second baby had some complication and needed a c-section. Dr.Dunn explained the issue in the way I could understand to ease my nevousness and found a perfect timing to take the baby out. Thanks to his expertise, I have two healthy boys and beautiful memories of every part of my pregnancy and delivery. His knowledge and communication skills also makes every office visit a pleasant experience. I've already recommend him to many of my friends.

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flag | Submitted Jan. 22, 2013

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Dr. Dunn is incredible. He provided outstanding care during my pregnancy - answering all questions thoroughly, spending as much time with me as I needed, and taking appropriate action for early contractions and monitoring growth restriction. We were lucky enough to find him on call when I went into labor; he did an excellent job with the delivery of our beautiful, healthy son. My 3rd degree tear has healed very well due to his careful stitching. In addition to fantastic prenatal care, he and his staff have been extremely helpful with postpartum care. He genuinely cares about his patients.

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flag | Submitted Sept. 27, 2012

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I experienced the best imaginable medical care, bedside manner, and personal care with Dr. Dunn. I gave birth to both of my children under his expert care. In both cases, ultrasounds revealed health problems. Thanks to Dr. Dunn’s careful care, my sons’ issues were identified early, which allowed me to have a plan in place for their necessary surgeries. Dr. Dunn never rushed my appointments. His thoughtfulness and humor put me at ease. He patiently answered my many questions. My first son required an unanticipated cesarean delivery. With my second pregnancy, Dr. Dunn took an active interest in my desire to have a VBAC. He took all the necessary steps to give me the best possible chance for success. Dr. Dunn performed the VBAC and I am grateful he was willing to go that route. The hospital staff openly admires and respects him. They commented to me on his relaxed style, which accompanies uncompromising care. I couldn’t be happier!

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flag | Submitted Jan. 26, 2012

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i went to him after i saw the review but he is not that good , he is very good for normal stuff like the yearly exam nothing else , he is always late and then when he comes in he is rushing to run outside . it makes u wonder why he is late them if he is rushing you that fast . I would only go to him for the Pap exam if i am stuck and there is no other Dr .

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flag | Submitted Dec. 21, 2011



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