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I started ARS on April 28th 2015. After hearing that my insurance would cover my visits with $25 copay I excitingly went after discharging myself from a very expensive cash clinic. I have been nasty custody battle with my X and all of my tests for 18months prior to ARS were negative as I was taking only suboxone. I went to a custody follow up on June 1st and had all my test results faxed to the judge bc I knew I've been clean. To my surprise the judge read my tests from ARS were positive for cocaine & heroin (I've nver touched this drug nor have I seen it) and then ARS noted I'm doing vry well there! I was shocked with those results bc I had my own sent knowing I have been clean! I lost my precious daughters temporary until I can prove my innocence. I called ARS right after the hearing asking how this hsd happened and y if I'm supposedly positive would they not tell me. So they had me go in Pittsburgh office where I had argued with one of the docs there and with no explanation from him I left threatening a law suit. Cpl days later I get call tht big guy Frank wants to talk& I said I refuse to come back again just for them to tell me my drug screen was positive when i kno its not! She assured me it wld get resolved. Well all that jerk can tell me is that he'll "work" with me & my attorney but won't fully admit tht the drug tests are indeed bunk& that they are using good honest ppl tht r there for all the right reasons just to make xtra $$ off. Its huge money scheme and I'm going to prove it. Not only to get my kids back but Dr Frank Kunkel needs to b brought down for all the false phony tests he's given ppl! I hope that anyone this has happened to will get a letter of apologies from him when done with him! I'm getting my daughters back then I'mttaking him down. I am not one to just walk away after losing my kids,getting treated like a criminal and having my reputation ruined! DO NOT GO TO ARS plz!!!!!!

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flag | Submitted June 11, 2015

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My father was referred to Dr. Kunkel by his specialist doctor. My father battles with vasculitus, fibromyalga and diabetes. My father waited in the small waiting room (a whole 9 chairs) staff didn't acknowledge him for 45 minutes of us being there. After waiting for almost an hour to be seen Dr. Kunkel said that he would write my father for sub-oxen. My father is not a pill junkie or a heroine addict. Didn't help my father at all. I do NOT recommend that you go to him.

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Submitted May 19, 2015

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My father has gone to.kunkle for years for his degenerative disc disease (sp) and all of the sudden he said he can no.longer see him nor refer him to.anyone, he feels his life is over. We live in Hampton township outside of Pittsburgh pa. Please can someone email me so I.can help.my dad find a doctor PLEASE. and thank you my email.is.brandylynn0810@gmail.com. Thank you

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flag | Submitted March 17, 2015

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AVOID THIS ONE OR HAVE DEPRESSION!! I new when i enter the office there was no hope for me. He toke my co-pay knowing that he was not going to help!!! I thought you cared about people in pain. Did you ever need help . I am not drug addict but thou your eyes i was and told me to to your clinic. I AM NOT A DRUG ADDICT. THERE WAS NO HELP FOR ME! I WISH I NEVER WENT TO MY APPOINTMENT!!!!! I LEFT CRYING AND SO DEPRESSED I HAD NO WERE TO GO!!!!!!!! No one cares to help me left alone. THANK YOU!!!!

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flag | Submitted Feb. 4, 2015

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In all honesty with Dr. Kunkles suboxone practice the doctor's that work for him are pretty nice. But it said I had failed a drug screen when I know for sure I didn't. I was put on probation and that's when I had to see Dr Kunkle every week for like 3 months and found out how ignorant and rude this man was. Every time I tried to get a word in he would cut me right off! Come to find out it seemed every patient that I saw in his office were being put on probation as well and they said they knew they weren't dirty as well. Im sure some really were but I believe it is all a money making scheme. He does not care for his patients whatsoever. I am a true believer in karma and i hope it comes to him soon!

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flag | Submitted Aug. 13, 2014

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I have been being treated by Dr. Kunkel for more than five years. I have never had any of the experiences that I have been reading on this website. He does ask questions every time i see him, he is just doing his job!! I just think the drug seekers of Piitsburgh are being weeded out. I cannot say one bad thing about Dr. Kunkel. He is kind and caring.

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flag | Submitted Aug. 3, 2014

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I only meet this man 1 time as a doctor the others times was vague, meaning he would come in to preform a procedure never listened to what I had to say. I continue to be in extreme pain but this doctor didn't listen, the injections didn't help me at all in fact I am not worse then I was when I started these. He acted like the injections was the mircale cure, something where he didn't have to listen and over charge us for what don't help. I spoke to my PCM and he understood and fired this doctor quickly. I am to have surgery on my back. I don't recommend this doctor for anything. He isn't god he just thinks he is.

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flag | Submitted July 26, 2014

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My boyfriends been dealing w/ Dr. Kunkle for a few months now & I have to say that I've never encountered such a disgusting, sad & unsympathetic doctor like him in my whole life. He's absolutely 100% a scam artist who does not care one bit for his patients. My boyfriend has had drug issues & started going to ARS suboxone clinic to be treated by Kunkle. Not only did his cheap drug tests say that he had fetynol in his system, but when he tried to approach Kunkle about the error he told my boyfriend to shut his big mouth or he'll be discharged. We found out that over 30 other ppl at ARS also failed their drug tests all in the same day. So I'm not sure how Dr. Kunkle is profiting from these false drug tests, but he IS profiting one way or another. After my boyfriend left ARS he finds out that the DEA has been investigating Dr. Kunkle & his clinics. I urge anyone whose thinking of going to this doctor to find another one. This man is rude, cocky, insensitive & most of all unprofessional.

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flag | Submitted July 24, 2014

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I have read the comments here about this doctor, mostly negative. I have been going to this office for about 2 years & need to find a real doctor & fast. He is incredibly rude & condescending. I have had 8 surgeries & he questions my chronic pain every time I have seen him. I usually do not have to see him (I see his other doctors for the most part). But you have to see him when he decides to drug test you. He has asked questions such as; so why are you hear? why do we see you? He has NEVER looked at my paper work & when I start to give him my history, he cuts me off stating I don't belong at his office. Totally offensive in every way! I could write so much about this so called doctor but hopefully my rating will be enough to let you know; don't see him!I have a appt. in 28 days & plan on recording the conversion plus take my husband with.He needs to be investigated. I will seek a new doctor before this appt. because I refuse to give him my time & money.Beware!

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flag | Submitted Feb. 27, 2014

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