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I just want to thank Dr Meade for fixing my pilonidal sinus in the first Operation. He was great to deal with and very patient. His schedule is really busy but guess thats what happens when you are good.
A very good surgeon with very poor time management skills. He does great work in theatre but unfortunately hours are spent waiting in an uncomfortable waiting room for surgery and when visiting his office for a consultation. Seems to have lost the respect of other medical staff because of his tardiness. For some of the work he does there are few alternative specialists available. Very poor at explaining things and difficult to contact unlike some other specialists.
Having been an ongoing patient of Dr Mead, I found the receptionist to be rude and completely power happy...for some strange reason. She is unhelpful and she is part of the reason I will not be going back.Although I am in the top health cover I found Dr Mead charges extra for polyp removal unlike other surgeons ...this tells me that its all about the money.
I recently saw Dr. Meade for a consultation after seeing a number of specialists this year who were unable to help me. He was by far, the best specialist I have seen. Many other specialists weren't very interested in helping me because my condition was difficult to diagnose and wasn't life threatening. Dr. Meade appeared genuinely concerned about my condition and interested in finding the cause. I would recommend Dr. Meade to anyone looking for a genuinely caring and compassionate specialist.
I was a patient of this surgeon for several years. Initially he was a very caring and concerned surgeon, however, over time 'caring and concern' flew out the door. I wish now that I had received a second opinion in the early days, but I didn't. Personally, I wouldn't recommend this surgeon to anyone, however, people will form their opinions of this man regardless. In hindsight all I can say is it might be best to get a second opinion. Waiting time is terrible so be sure to take some good reading material.
I called doctors meade's office to request a appointment to discuss some up coming surgery I need to have . I haven't been to Doctor Meade's office before as I was seeking a second opinion. I was informed that If I didn't have private health insurance it would be too expensive for me. Having paid for my last surgery out of my own pocket im not sure how I pay for my op is any concern of the receptionist. However hearing that Doctor Meade was good I proceeded to attempt to make a appointment, the receptionist was very dismissive and offered a very far off date. Needless to say she just didn't want to make a appointment for me thinking I was a time waster. I will take my 10K elsewhere
our first visit was a long waiting time, over one and half hours but when the consult began he was so gentle informative and has a great air of really caring that one didn't care about the wait time. As major surgery is now in the offing I feel that we are really being attended to be a very competent caring gentleman
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