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I love Dr. Azizi and his staff. I actually drive over 2 hours just to see him. He's taken excellent care of me and gotten me safely through three pregnancies complicated by hypothyroidism. I would recommend him to anyone and everyone suffering with thyroid-related illnesses and complications.
I love Dr. Azizi! I am a sixty year old woman that has been complaining of symtoms of thyroid disease for years, and he was the only one that FINALLY pinpointed my problem. My father died of thyroid cancer, so I had very strong feelings about a diagnosis of this disease. He has been a great doctor, and has me very regulated with medication. Thank you Dr. Azizi!!
I have graves disease am in the military thus we move every few years and have new Doctors. Dr. Azizi and his staff have been by far the most diligent in the monitoring of my condition. Under his care I feel my levels where monitored and controlled much better than in the past. My expectations with my next endocrinologist are definitely way higher because of my experience here. Wish we weren't moving.
First visit he asked lots of questions, he took blood and told me to come back in 2 weeks. I had a pituitary nodule he was to give me answers about and that was never addressed. Next visit he asked if I understood my blood work. I said, "No, I was hoping you would explain them to me" He started typing and then left the office. Many ultrasounds showed lots of inflammation of the thyroid and a large nodule. Biopsy was scheduled. He gave no way for me to signal if there was a problem during the biopsy. There was. The numbing agent didn't take and I felt every single (4-5)needle aspirations. He was saying "keep your eyes closed, don't move, don't swallow". I felt like a hostage and was terrified. I sat up after it was over and told him it really hurt and I felt the whole thing. His response was, "I do need the room". I am a prior Law Enforcement Officer and what he did was horrific. Staff=incompetent. Hashimotos Thyroiditis, gave me pills and set apt for 6 months later. I never went back.
It's been years since I've been to a Dr that actually read my chart before seeing me for the first time. It's also rare that you actually see the Dr and not a PA. Not only did I see Dr Azizi my first visit, he even performed a scan on me while the nurse read him my chart. He asked me as many questions as I asked him, and blood tests proved hus hypothesis. I had a question about my meds one night and less than a minute after speaking to his answering service, I got a call from Dr Azizi himself! Wow, now this is a Dr who cares about his patients!
Ive been seeing Dr. Azizi since January. His bed side manner is awful. He is in the room for maybe 5 minutes. He seems like he hasnt been continuing his education, offers abstract metaphors and had no Garrard for the emotional tolls that Graves Disease takes. I asked how to manage my weight, he told me to skip meals, that seems like something a Dr should advise. And just this morning he had his staff call me, (I had an appointment 2 days ago) to tell me he will no longer seee me as a patient. Why? Because I got a second opinion when he said he wanted to do surgery. Hello, anyone with half a brain would get a second opinion, but his ego couldn't handle it and now hes refusing care to a very very sick person when the nearest specialist is over an hour away.
I am wheelchair bound and cannot get in or out of the beautiful, heavy oak doors. The staff has never asked to help me. The bathroom is large, but I have to back in holding the door because there is decorative furniture. Why? The waiting room is so small that I have to sit in the entrance. I am humiliated. Even trying to get into the back office, no one helps. The staff is always rude save the one time Chelsea was nice on the phone. They don't say thank you , have a nice day or even piss off. I had a needle biopsy with no sedation and cried. Dr. Azizi told me to "make no noise". He told me I would be part of a cancer study before I got my BENIGN results 10 weeks later. I was so worried all that time. He has no personality or compassion. I feel humiliated and as many times as I have been to him, I have never had a good experience. I am a positive, happy person. Too bad Dr. Azizi made up his mind to hate me before he got to know me. I wouldn't let him treat my dog. Stay Away!!!
Let me start with the fact that I've never had a problem with the actual medicine aspect. Advice/diagnosis seems sound and up to date, if not ahead of the curve. My problem is the office staff, the inability to handle questions/requests, and the doctor's bedside manner. I have pretty thick skin but my dealings with this office leave me angry nearly every time I deal with them, either by phone or in person. Reasonable requests are met with stubborn refusal and more often than not, condescension. I have never felt so put off by a doctor's office in my life and cannot recommend Dr. Azizi to others.
Dr Azizi and his staff are very good. They have always been very helpful and kind and very caring. I thank God every day for them cause if it was not for them I don't know if I would be here. Any thing I ask or don't understand they always make sure i know what is going on. They have never been rude or ugly to me no matter what.THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!
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