Dr. Alan A. Binette

Doctor (M.D.)

Medford, Oregon Map External Link
Specialty:Gynecologist (OBGYN)
Website: drbinette.com/provi... External Link
Practice: Women's Specialty Group
Med. School:University Of Chicago, Pritzker School Of Medicine
Grad. Year: 1981

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Online Appt. Scheduling: Unknown
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 20/10/13    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 21 reviews. Dr. Alan A. Binette has an excellent overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Gynecologist (OBGYN)-related: pregnancy, fetus, neonatal, obstetrics, gynecology, neonatology, childbirth, newborns, baby, infants, premature birth, mother, birth, ultrasound, female reproductive system
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RID: 5226547
06/03/14 4 5 5 5 Dr. Binette literally saved my life. I couldn't recommend a better doctor! 
Insurance: Providence
RID: 3618501
25/11/13 5 4 5 5 Dr. Binette is very caring, knowledgeable,skilled and has a great sense of humor. That is important when you are receiving bad news. Before and after my surgery, both Dr. Binette and his staff went out of their way to make me feel cared for. Very important when you are alone!  Respond
20/10/13 SYSTEM: First Name changed from "Alan" to "Alan A." 
RID: 2381468
22/07/12 5 4 5 5 Dr. Binette and the office staff are all very kind and courteous. Dr. Binetee is very caring. He makes you feel extremely comfortable and when he is with you his focus is on you. Amazing and knowledgable doctor. Always felt safe and secure and knew I me and my baby were in good hands. 
Insurance: CIGNA
RID: 1771331
21/03/12 1 1 1 1 I ended up owing about $150.00 for one visit. My insurance covered most of my balance, however, I was billed for this amount and never was notifified by anyone of the balance owed. I found out later that my bill was sent to a collections agency. I had not idea. I think that this is very unprofessional. They could have called me and I would have made an instant payment, but they had failed to do so. I am very upset and would not recommend this Dr to anyone. 
Insurance: CIGNA
RID: 1552788
03/10/11 5 4 5 5 After trying to get a diagnosis for 5 years, I finally went to Binette and day one he made the effort (despite the appointment running really late) to find out what it was that was causing my pain and our infertility. Now we are happily pregnant and I am ecstatic to have Dr B with us through this. My husband loves him. He truly cares, doesn't hold anything back and makes the process (even the awful parts) much more bearable and fun. I couldn't do without Dr. Binette! 
Insurance: Aetna
RID: 1523680
27/08/11 5 4 5 5 I have been a patient of Dr. Binettes for over 25years, my husband wants him to be his Doctor , this from a man that refuses to go to one. Dr. B is the most knowledgeable physician I know he explains things my other Drs. aren't able to communicate as well. He has, on several occasions, spent an enormous amount of time listening and talking with me in between seeing patients he was going in and out but his timing was amazing. He left when either I needed time to absorb or gather myself together. I came to feel if I was waiting longer than usual it was one of two reasons: 1-someone is having a baby or 2-he is in a room putting someone back together like he does with me so many times. If your crunch for time just call the office and they will let you know if he is running behind, they are really good about that. Dr. B will shoot from the hip and tell you like it is (LOVE LOVE THIS) but his nature is very gentle and calm. He has a wonderful contagious laugh and he loves a good joke. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
RID: 1427023
27/04/11 5 4 5 5 This is the most caring and professional dr. I have ever seen. He put both my husband and I at ease during a difficult time.  Respond
RID: 1356921
07/02/11 5 5 5 5 Best office ever! Everyone makes me feel they really care about my health, get me right away if it is an emergency. Always smiling, extremely knowledgable!! Patricia Armstrong, FNP is amazing, top-notch PCP. 
Insurance: Providence
RID: 1298597
21/11/10 5 4 5 5 Never has a doctor made a patient feel so cared for during a pregnancy or a routine exam. I even took my 3 year old to him when the pediatrician couldn't figure out why her vulva was inflammed and he solved it! I would never want to experience a pregnancy without him as my doctor!  Respond
RID: 1199581
30/06/10 3 4 5 5 Dr. Binette is totally awesome; knowledgeable, compassionate, excellent diagnostician, and all around great person. Office staff are great Only problem is one staff member had trouble keeping her mouth shut as she worked at the hospital, too. I think she is no longer there, tho. Dr. Binette is the best.  Respond
RID: 1149574
14/04/10 4 4 4 4 Very knowledgable, however he does not do Robotic da Vinci hysterectomy. Two of my friends had that done and were home in 24 hours with no pain. In the end, i opted to go to Portland and have it done robotically. I was thrilled with the results. I would see him for routine procedures.  Respond
RID: 1077831
13/01/10 3 2 2 3 I went to Dr. Binette for years as my GP and GYN. I quit him over a year ago due to his immediate reach for the prescription pad every time I mentioned an issue. He's too busy to be a GP and should stick to OB/GYN. I'm currently attempting to get off some of the many prescriptions. 
Insurance: Aetna
RID: 995993
25/09/09 5 5 5 5 He is the best there is. I had issues with lab results which was done at a different facility. Dr Binette looked at them and right away knew to repeat the test. I came out fine with such relief. He takes time to explain what is wrong, very good listener and excellent adviser. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
RID: 697281
06/10/08 4 4 4 4 I have been going to Br Binetee for 22 years now. He delivered 4 of my 5 children by c-section. I trust with my life. He never makes me feel bad when I ask the silliest questions.  Respond
RID: 618599
14/06/08 5 4 5 5 I have to bring my three young kids with me somethimes. Not only is he patient and understanding about my need to bring them, he remembers their names and interacts with them as well. And I am very comfortable talking about the uncomfortable things I'd rather not discuss.  Respond
RID: 462937
12/12/07 5 4 5 5 Dr Binette performed my hysterectomy just over two years ago. He treated me like I was the only patient that he had. My recovery time was minimal. After leaving the hospital the next day, I didn't even need to take more than Tylenol for the pain. I believe that was because he was so careful with my surgery. He answered all my questions and never once rushed me. Everybody should have a doctor like him!  Respond
RID: 391722
24/08/07 5 5 5 5 Dr. Binette is one of the best doctors that I have ever been to. He knows you when he walks into the room without having to look over the chart. He listens to you and finds out what it is that you neeed. He doesn't push you out of the room even though he always has a waiting room full of patients! HIs staff treats you as if you are their next door neighbors, with hugs when you leave. He is always up to date on the most current treatment plans and knows when it takes just a smile to help! I will be recommending Dr. Binette and his staff for the rest of my life!  Respond
RID: 321701
17/05/07 5 5 5 I'm new to the area and needed to find a good doctor. Based on his ratings here, I went to Dr. Binnette. What a great doctor! Now to find a good internal medicine doctor.... 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
RID: 268349
09/04/07 3 5 4 Very, very caring and knowledgeable physician; I've gone to him for 11 years for both gynecology and primary care, and absolutely adore him. I would recommend him to anyone. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
RID: 60212
29/11/06 4 5 5 I was a patient of Dr. Binnette for 9 years. Eight years ago I moved to Florida. After the move to Florida for many years I continued to fly back to Medford to have many yearly with Dr. Binnette. He is the best of the best. Wish he'd move his practice to central Florida. Sincerely, Nancy L. Merklin 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
RID: 41363
18/08/06 4 5 5 He is very ecentric and puts you at ease right away. My husband also was comfortable with him and that made all the difference to me. He is very knowledgable and also makes the time to meet with you every time you come in for a monthly pregnancy check-up. I liked being able to ask him questions instead of his nurse. If we hadn't moved away I would have him deliver all my future children. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Paid (or co-pay): $60000