Ratings for Dr. Ken Uffen
Hi there, my name is Jodi, 33 yr old female, overall healthy and active however I have a history, of reoccurring urinary tract infections. My first encounter with Ken Uffen was an experience ill never forget. I saw him after I had suffered with unresolved symptoms of a UTI, had just completed a cycle of antibiotics that had no effect. Last year i was seen in Owen Sound for similar symptoms and provided a urine sample which came back negative, however the Dr prescribed antibiotics anyway and sent the sample to the lab for further investigation. I got a call from the receptionist a couple days later and was advised to discontinue current treatment that results showed sepsis and needed different antibiotics. So I see Dr Uffen approx a yr later with similar symptoms and exact same scenario unfolds, urine sample is negative. The dr comes in the room, does not introduce himself and first ques he asked was what do I do for a living. I told him I am a Nurse. Next ques why do you think you have a UTI as results are negative. This is when I explained what had happened the last time I experienced this, where Initial result did not show anything but later infection was confirmed at the lab and I informed him of the sepsis. The Dr abruptly left the room x20 mins and when returned seemed irritated and even angry.. He said that I did not have sepsis, nor blood cultures previous yr. Which turns out he is right, I got mixed up under the pressure and said blood test results confirmed sepsis, it was actually the urine that was sent to the lab. He completely threw me off guard and I was speechless. He then directed my child to leave the room and said he needed to talk to me. After my son returned to the waiting room, the dr demanded that I view the computer behind the nurse station, that I did not have sepsis. He was yelling out that I am a nurse and should not be giving inaccurate information. He was determined that I follow him to the nurse station so I did. What I believe must have happened is the receptionist either gave me the wrong info or I misunderstood. The point is this Dr was trying to prove me to be lying or making up a story and he was not quiet about it, he completely humiliated me. I then told him I did not like the way he was treating me, I said there is something wrong and I need antibiotics regardless. I explained I would not sit in ED for 3 hrs if I was making this up. He continued to be little me and had zero compassion or bed side manner. He told me that he would write a script, whatever I wanted and cont to fire off some more ques in which I could not recall the details to provide answers to as I was just in shock how he was talking to me and treating me. Overall, he spent so much time trying to prove a point that was merely a misunderstanding that he failed to deliver care. I waited in ED hoping they would give me a dose of antibiotics until I could get script filled. This did not happen and or was not offered. I literally left the hosp in tears.
This doctor claims he is a surgeon but yes he has no c accreditation to that effect and was fired from Wellesley Hospital for operating on a patient and now I see he is treating peoples children, this is absolute craziness. The CPSO is in breach of Trust when it comes to protecting patients from doctors like this, if you read the papers you will see the amount of doctors getting away with this type of Crime and it should and has to be treated as Criminal Assault, why would anyone allow him to treat there children.....I would say find yourself a read doctor.
I cant say enough good things about Dr Uffen. Listens to concerns and allows questions and discussion. Being comfortable is important to me and he's earned my trust. His office staff are excellent and pleasant. Him and staff are always caring and efficient when things need to be done.
Dr.Uffen diagnosed my daughter with juvenile arthritis when it ended up she had dislocated her hip. His student doctor had made the correct diagnosis. He is extremely rude and inconsiderate I would not recommend this doctor to anyone. He should really think of retirement.
I went to him for when I fell in a game of volleyball. I hurt my wrist and almost passed out. Afterward he told me it was all in my head and I was doing it for attention he has terrible bedside manner and I do NOT recommend him as a doctor
Dr Uffen is an awesome doctor. He is very punctual and extremely understanding. He explains things very clearly. I am lucky to have him as a doctor. I also appreciate how welcoming him and his staff is. I had a few doctors in the past and he is the best I have ever met.
He can be direct and to the point, which is what I want. Just like any other office you've been in, sometimes you have to wait a little longer to be seen. Some people need to be pushed through while others take a little longer to review. I would recommend him and consider yourself lucky to have a family doctor.
Dr. Uffen was the attending Doctor at the hospital emergency when I had to go there this day. He was witty trying to make you feel comfortable, also very thorough when attempting to diagnose my medical problem. Would recommend him to anyone as the experience was excellent in bedside manner and him being most professional.
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- BCBS Illinois
- Coventry Health Care