Ratings for Dr. Vasima Ali
Dr Ali is a very caring doctor with lots to say. A lot of the other comments below are a little bit over exaggerated. She cares for her patients, you just need to ask the right questions. When you concerns are legitimate she will help you to receive the care you need. Waiting times in the office are quiet long and this can be quiet annoying at times.
To be honest I find it very shocking reading some of the reviews here. Im sure alot of the reviews were written by people whom arent well educated. My first interaction with Dr Ali was in the late 90's when I was taken to her during the end stages of my pregnancy. I had a very difficult delivery for my 1st child which Dr Ali had been involved. My son was born via extraction with no vital signs. Throughout my labor Dr Ali was very thorough, gave me clearcut instructions etc. To make it short, Dr Ali had literally saved my son's life whom is now 19. I will forever be grateful to Dr Ali. Shame that I read about Margaret leaving as she was always the greatest as well. The world needs more Dr's like Dr Ali and more secretaries like Margaret.
Dr. Ali has been my family doctor for over 30 years. But in recent years she is starting to show her age and practice as well. The hours of operation have been cut shorter over the years and her new secretary is rude with zero people skills and accountability who needs to be let go or replaced. She is a good doctor but not as proactive or modern as younger doctors. Unfortunately she overlooked something very critical in my family but that should count against her for the countless wonders she's done for my family and others in the Scarborough area. With age comes knowledge and Dr Ali despite her age is a walking medical library.
I have known Dr Ali for 6 years now. I never had any problems with her. Shes very helpful and provides detailed explanation for every problem. She never rushes her patients instead she gives sufficient time. She was there at the time of my delivery, everything went smoothly and i was so happy and relieved with her presence. Now I take my son to Dr . Ali only. Overall shes a very sweet person, very knowledgeable and im very happy with her!
Dr. Ali, having been my and my mom's and sister's doctor for 15 years now, is not someone I would recommend. We've recently changed our doctors. She let a lot of our problems go ignored, and chalked them off to stress until it got very serious. My mom ended up needing a knee replacement because she ignored the growing osteoarthritis. She may NOT be prescription happy, but she is also not referral-happy. It is very difficult to get a referral out of her, and she is rude about it once asked more than once. Her appointments are too short, because she overbooks her patients and waiting times are easily 1 hour plus. Its absolutely impossible to be seen at the time of your appointment. Recently, her great secretary Margaret has left, and in her place is a insensitive, rude and brute lady who cuts you off when you call, and spends the minimum amount of time listening. She does not provide responses to your questions, and is just very rude over the phone. Our primary reason for switching doctors was actually this secretary. Fire your new secretary Dr Ali.
Dr. Ali is the absolutely the worse Dr I ever had. She is so rude and unprofessional. She has no knowledge and doesn't prescript anything to fix the problem. She also gets offended if we ask for a specialist. Her staff is also very very rude!!
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