Dr. Vera Nyirenda


Chilliwack, British Columbia Map External Link
Specialty:Family / G.P.
Med. School:
Grad. Year: 1988

Answers Email: Unknown
Online Appt. Scheduling: Unknown
Accepting New Patients:N

Profile updated 22/04/13    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 5.0 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 22 reviews. Dr. Vera Nyirenda has an excellent overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Family / G.P.-related: general practice, general care, family medicine, family practice, primary care
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Date Staff Punctual Helpful Knowledge Review Comments
RID: 5642877
11/07/14 5 5 5 5 I am an RN who went to Dr Nyirenda as a substitute MD while my regular MD was on Vacation. She was VERY attentive, informative, empathetic and was totally "there" for the entire visit. I felt like I was her only patient all day. She had to break some very devastating news to me which is going to affect my health for my entire life. She made sure that everything was clear to me and didn't rush me out. Several days when I needed to go back in an emergent situation, she took me in without hesitation within the hour. I love this MD. In 37 years of nursing, I would put her in the top 1% of all MDs I have worked with and have gone to. I would trust her with my life. Lucky are those that have her for a regular MD. (The gals in the front desk are very nice too btw!) 
Insurance: BC Med
RID: 2709067
15/07/13 1 3 5 5 Dr. Nyirenda is the best doctor! The new Chilliwack receptionists are NOT very nice like Terry was in Hope. They should find a new profession if they don't like dealing with people. Wish Terry could have moved with her. 
Insurance: MSP
22/04/13 SYSTEM: Accepting New Patients changed to "N" 
RID: 2599498
25/03/13 3 3 5 5 Dr Nyirenda has been mine and my kids Dr for 11 yrs. She has always been a caring and responsible Doctor. Now that she has moved to Chilliwack, we will travel to see her, but we MISS her staff here in Hope. I feel so lucky to have a doctor that genuinely cares about my family, and won't stop until we are 'better'. The new receptionists treat us like numbers, not like people. We simply cannot rearrange an appointment on the spur of the moment - it takes us 40 mins to get there! 
Insurance: BC Med
RID: 2571146
26/02/13 1 1 5 5 Dr. Nyirenda is great, but I do have to say, the receptionists are extremely rude and unwelcoming. No phone manners either. Receptionists need to step it up.  Respond
RID: 2560246
15/02/13 5 5 5 5 I have lived in four dif. countrys in my life and out of any Med. related exsperiance Dr. Nyrinda is with out doubt the best you'll get. If you have a Dif. exsperiance you may need a magic fairy to help? 
Insurance: BC Med
17/01/13 SYSTEM: City changed from "Hope" to "Chilliwack", Accepting New Patients changed to "Y" 
RID: 2527522
10/01/13 5 5 5 5 I appreciate Dr. Nyrienda's caring and respectful attitude, she gives quality care. It is good to know you are treated as a person, not a number. She sets a fine example. I wish more Dr, patient relationships could reflect the caring and commitment myself and family members have received. There is never a problem to get a referral, and she follows up, in person or via staff, even though she is very busy. I really appreciate her concern for my health. 
Insurance: BC Med
26/04/12 SYSTEM: First Name changed from "" to "Vera" 
RID: 1863918
08/04/12 5 5 5 5 Dr. Nyirenda is the most caring person I know. I highly recommend her if you are looking for a doctor. She's caring, thoughtful, smart and perfect at what she does. I've been her patient for quite some time, and I can tell you that I'll stay with her until there is no possible way for me to see her.  Respond
RID: 1432845
04/05/11 5 5 5 5 I have been going to see her for years and have always felt well cared for by her and her staff. From when I was younger going through tough times emotionally, to any ailments, to recently starting a family, Dr.Nyirenda has always prescribed the right medicine and care, either by being someone I can talk to or precribing the right medicine. She is a wonderful Doctor! Her staff is also awesome, never had a problem with them ever! I highly recommend Dr.Nyirenda as a great GP!  Respond
RID: 1385101
11/03/11 3 5 5 5 Dr. Nyirenda has been the best doctor for my mother. My mother had moved away from Hope and told her that if she returned to Hope to come back to her. We called and her secretary said she is not accepting new patients. My mother is a former patient and needs to be seen by her. I had to request several times for her to ask the doctor, the secretary didn't seem to want to be as helpful as the doctor. I'm hoping Dr. Nyirenda will take my mother back.  Respond
RID: 1357859
08/02/11 5 5 5 5 I miss Dr. Vera SO much! We moved away from Hope about 6 years ago and she is, by a landslide, the best doctor I've ever had. Empathy, care, concern and compassion combined with a wonderful listening ear, skill and knowledge make her an outstanding Dr. Vera, if we move within 100 miles of you, we'll be back! Thank you for who you are. :)  Respond
RID: 1068926
04/01/10 5 5 5 5 Dr. Nyirenda is the best doctor I have ever been to. I don't even live in town anymore but I drive to see her. She's caring, helpful and always takes the time to truly listen. She also has a great network of specialists she can refer you to. Excellent doctor!  Respond
RID: 986339
13/09/09 5 5 5 5 Dr. Nyirenda is simply the best! She is our family doctor and has continuously provided us with the best medical care we have ever had. She is very thorough and willing to research information to get to the bottom of the problem. Most of all, she genuinely cares and it shows. Her receptionist is warm, kind and very helpful too.  Respond
RID: 837442
20/03/09 4 4 5 5 Dr Nyirenda is simply the best! we always get excellent care, she gives up to date information on our children with special needs and always makes us feel that our concerns are important to her. Hope is really lucky to have her and so are we! She rocks!  Respond
RID: 801794
27/02/09 5 4 5 5 Dr Nyirenda is so caring and thoughtful. I have been her patient for 6 years and I really appreciate the care she has given me. She listens carefully and is willing to send patients on to specialists if the need arises.  Respond
RID: 728287
23/11/08 1 4 5 3 I love Dr. Nyirenda. She is great with my children and very thorough. Although she does tend to overprescribe antibiotics in my opinion. Her secretary is sometimes rushed and not too nice and makes you feel bad for needing an appointment because the Dr. is so busy.  Respond
RID: 677140
01/09/08 5 5 5 5 I am not a patient, but work for a specialist's office in Abbotsford,whom Dr Nyirenda refers many patients to. Her office manager is efficient, friendly & always accomodating. Whether their office has forgotten to send info or I have missplaced info, just a phone call & no problem, no blaming. Thank you....  Respond
RID: 653971
31/07/08 5 5 5 5 Wonderful caring doctor. On top of everything. Always makes sure everything is checked and tests are done, results are given, response to patient is given asap.  Respond
RID: 649145
27/07/08 5 3 5 5 I find Dr. Nyirenda to be an excellent listener and very thorough and understanding of the needs of my special needs child who has multiple diagnoses. There is often a wait but I understand the reasons for this and don't mind. The staff is exceptional as well.  Respond
RID: 611238
09/06/08 5 4 5 5 This MD has worked hard to find an answer to a complicated medical problem and has been very understand with my frustrations. Has been helpful with research into answers and further medical specialist help. I drive a distance to see her and am glad to have her as my MD.  Respond
RID: 338441
05/06/07 5 5 5 at first i had alittle trouble trying to get her for my doctor, as she wasn't taking anymore new patients on at the time,but she finally excepted me as one of her patients and i found that she is very good, i don't feel rushed at my visits,i can talk to her very easy.i hope is never leaves Hope  Respond
RID: 315448
10/05/07 5 5 5 Dr. Nyirenda is a caring doctor, who always follows up. She has called my home to see how my children are after she has seen them for one of their childhood illnesses. Her clinic is friendly and helpful, the atmosphere is one of caring. The best doctor in Hope and I hope she never leaves!!!!!  Respond
RID: 213032
19/03/07 5 5 5 The only doctor my teenage daughter has liked and will go see. She has helped us continually and takes every medical concern or condition seriously. Always gets to the root of the problem. She doesn't rush you, always easy to get an appointment with, asks me how my daughter is doing when I go in to see her. I believe she provides care over and beyond her medical duties because she really cares for her patients and their welfare. Also its great to have a woman doctor that understand women issues.  Respond
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