Approximately five years ago I was referred to this alleged Dr. ( herein referred to as the Butcher)by my family physician for re-occurring and degenerating foot and ankle difficulties. After some attempts at treatment and appointments, it was suggested that surgery would be a permanent option. Having had my family physician for well over 35 years, and always an advocate for mine and my family's health, I entrusted that his referral to the butcher and his the course of treatment via surgery was the right for me. A stent was eventually inserted in my ankle to apparently permanently stabilize everything. Several months thereafter, there was no improvement and in fact, the condition of my foot deteriorated significantly. The Butcher then indicated that the lack of success was most likely due to an incorrect stent size...the procedure was then repeated. Yes, you guessed it...many months went by, I was in constant pain 24/7, sleepless nights, walking with limp, lugging my foot what felt like a lead weight. And at times, not mobile. I returned to my family physician, insisted upon referral to orthopedic surgeon. Eventual appointment, only to be told by this surgeon, that the stent " was not doing what it was intended to do". This surgeon then referred me to a "super specialist", one of just a handful in the country in one our highly respected hospitals. I met with the "super specialist" and his team over two years ago. Because this highly regarded team is so busy, wait list very lengthy, but well worth the wait. After two years of being waitlisted, surgery took place two weeks ago. I am told the surgery took three hours, "lots of work was required". I am so grateful to this "super specialist" and the team. They removed the unnecessary inserted apparatus and essentially reconstructed my ankle etc. Something that ought to have been done at the outset. My foot is already feeling so much better!!!! Amen, and my sincere gratitude to those that most recently tended to me. Back to the "Butcher" - spent $3,000 on procedure, he wanted more second time around. I refused. Months off work. Ongoing unnecessary pain and aggravation. His previous receptionist - met her at home depot once, eventually said she recognized me but wasn't sure if she should speak with me; that other clients have slam blasted her for the work done in butcher's office. I implore upon people to seek the advise and suggestions of actual orthopedic surgeon, please for your sake. I would have not put this time and energy into this rating if not necessary. I personally became to know two other individuals who suffered similarly to me. If we were in the United States, lawsuit would already been filed. Come to think of it, I think should!!!!!
I was referred to Dr. Green to treat the ulcer on my big toe. He put on antibiotic cream and a Band-Aid, gave me a prescription for antibiotic cream, and told me to change the cream and band-aid twice a day. He charged my MSP, and charged me $110 which was $10 more than the annual limit under my Extended Health Plan so I did not return. Over the next 7 weeks I did as directed but the ulcer did not heal. I saw my family doctor who told me the surrounding calloused skin needed to be debrided (ground away) which Dr. Green did not do. I made an appointment with another podiatrist who I expect will do the job properly without overcharging. Hopefully my big toe will not need to be amputated. I would not recommend Dr. Green to my family and friends.
I had an infected toe nail and was referred by a friend to come see Dr Green . My first visit costed me 260$ and had lasted about 4 days when the they side of my toe was now in pain . Thinking oh they might fix it free of charge I went in to see him again and they had charged me ANOTHER 240$ . His receptionist was disgustingly rude and I will be putting a report in on the whole office . As I was just waiting in the office she was on the phone with someone yelling and rolling her eyes . I really hope he gets shut down. Clearly all he cares about is taking money from his clients , and not helping them . So sad .
Saw Dr Green for a simple ingrown toenail. Although it was simple, Dr Green walked me through my options before seeking my direction and then starting the procedure. I would recommend him based on my experience. His receptionist was also helpful....but there was this weird hostess who basically met me at reception and walked me to the room. I have no idea what she did other than trying to sell her beauty products to anyone what was waiting. I think she would be better off working the door at a Cactus Club.
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A new 1-star rating has been posted. "Approximately five years ago I was referred to this alleged Dr. ( herein referred to as the Butcher)by my family physician for re-occurring and degenerating foo..."September 29, 2015
A new 5-star rating has been posted. "Great experience. Staff are excellent too! Will recommend. "May 21, 2015
A new 5-star rating has been posted. "Great new front office staff...efficient & friendly! Dr. Green was friendly, knowledgable and explained all my treatment options thoroughly. Would highly recomm..."November 20, 2014
A new 2.8-star rating has been posted. "Dr Green seem's to know his stuff but he in a constant hurry to get you out. I would NOT recommend him."September 4, 2014
2 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removedAugust 24, 2013
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