Ratings for Dr. John L. Harding
If you have a pregnancy with few complications, then Dr. Harding is a great doctor. He has an easy-going personality and can help guide you through the journey of pregnancy. However, if you are like me and have something very rare happen, then you will find Dr. Harding to be an inattentive and incautious physician. What exactly happened to me? I had a third-degree tear during childbirth; Dr. Harding was not the delivering physician, but took over my care thereafter. Before he discharged me from the hospital, he neglected to evaluate my perineal wound. I was at home for a week and started experiencing problems. I called him twice on the same day with concerns that my perineal wound had dehisced. Dr. Harding reported that was “highly unlikely” and that I should “monitor the situation.” He was correct in that the dehiscence of a perineal wound is truly rare, yet it had indeed happened to me. Dr. Harding’s lackadaisical and heedless manner landed me in the hospital for five days with a serious infection. I opine that he should have asked me to come into the office and examine me the day that I had called twice, then it is likely that I would not have developed a severe infection, and that my reconstructive surgery and 12 weeks of home health care would have also been less extensive. While the Virginia Board of Medicine did not institute disciplinary proceedings for Dr. Harding regarding this case, they did advise him that he “may wish to examine some aspects of [his] practice.” Do you want a physician to oversee your pregnancy and delivery that needs to “examine some aspects of [his] practice?” My hope for you is that you do not trust Dr. Harding to do so. I regret that I did. Needless to say, I sought a different OB with the Carilion healthcare system for my subsequent pregnancy and will never again return to Lewis-Gale.
Dr harding is a great dr he don't rush you he listens to you he tells you what he thinks and what to do he is always there for your family if you have a question he is always a phone call away and if you call he call you back the same day or the day after
Dr Harding staff is great and dr Harding is great to he tells you want going to happen before it does he is there to answers questions that you have and If you need to talk to him you can always call and he answer the question but if he don't get back to you the same day he cell you the next he a great great dr
dr harding is one of the best great dr he has been there for me when i needed him and he was there for me when i was pregnant with my frist child and he is still there foe me no problem is to small he would call back the same day that i call or he would the next day i will tell my friends and dr harding will be the dr who will dever m next child thank yo dr harding for all you do
I have been sick for months, and Dr. Harding is the first one to validate my pain. He has done everything he can and when he wasn't able to help me, he has been faithful to follow up with me and get me to other specialists to help. I have never been to a doctor (GYN or otherwise) who was as caring as Dr. Harding. He is very knowledgeable and thoroughly explains things without going over my head or making me feel stupid. I definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a good, no, GREAT! GYN [:
This doctor is my hero! Saved my life! I would recommend him to everyone! Hes the type to call u at home and check on u! Dr. Harding is one of a kind and I hope he stays in the area forever! He helped me make life changing decisions and gave me honest and helpful information. Hes the BEST!
Wow. Just had my first appointment with Dr. Harding as a GYN patient, and I have to say that I am rather impressed. He spent the first 5 - 10 minutes of my appointment just getting to know me. Very intelligent and kind doctor with a wonderful bedside manner. I will definitely be going back to him. I hope he is this great when I decide to have another child (as my previous OBGYN was very stubborn and unwilling to listen).
Dr. John L. Harding's Credentials
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- Medical College Of Pennsylvania - Hahnemann University (Grad. 2001)
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