Ratings for Dr. Debra Ruth Judelson
Dr. J cared from my mother prior to her passing and she has cared for me since 2000. While her scheduling secretary Charley is extremely rude, the doctor herself is brilliant and caring and well worth the effort to get past the unpleasantness to see her. Dr. J. is a consummate pro and her office is equipped with the latest diagnostics and tech support staff. Highly recommend Dr. J!!
Dr. J is one of a kind, my all-time favorite doctor. No, she's not the one to hold your hand when you're scared over a funny looking pimple, but she's a bulldog about finding and fixing the real problems. She's the one who knew I needed a pacemaker even though I looked healthy (unlike several doctors before her), and the one to order the CT scan that found my cancer at the earliest, curable stage. So, life saved twice, what more can you ask?
After being a great patient for 15 yrs with NO problem ever on my part, I called Dr. Judelson's office feeling ill & chest pains & wondered if I could see the doctor that day. Charlie, her very rude and 'love to be intimidating' secretary ABSOLUTELY REFUSED to allow me to come in to see Dr Judelson because she said I had a $135.00 balance (I did not know about) that was clearly an error on the part of my insurance co! I was APPALLED that she told me NO, I could NOT see the Dr! After a 15 year relationship, & with great insurance that pays 100% & never made an error before! I thought she was kidding at first. I begged her, & said I would pay whatever she asked me to pay upon arrival at the Dr's office-even cash! (I had NO other Dr!) She flatly & arrogantly denied me seeing the Dr, telling me this payment would have to go through a special office that was closed at the time & would need 3 days or so to process, & that MAYBE I could see Dr. AFTER that was all done-no guarantee! WOW!
Dr. Judelson is brilliant and caring. Her bedside manner is bit like Woody Allen, entertaining and perfect if you are very bright and educate yourself about medicine, but she can be cryptic at times. If you are an intellectual, you will love her and her technical competence is outstanding. I would say her approach to medicine tends toward following the latest studies, doing lots of tests, using drugs and treating conditions, which I like.
Dr. Judelson is the most intelligent, resourceful physician I've ever known. She's solved problems that specialists in other areas were unable to resolve. She is thorough and a creative thinker. She can find a needle in a haystack! I cannot recommend her enough!
Dr. Debra Judelson is a brillant, wonderful and caring physician. My experience with her as well as her staff have been nothing but great. Dr. Judelson follows up on her patients, returns phone calls immediately and her assistant always calls in a timely fashion with lab results as well as taking care of prescription refills. Dr. Judelson is not a hand holding doctor and you will get the BEST medical attention ever. I recommend Cardiovascular Medical Group and especially Dr. Judelson.
From my experience, very smart and knowledgeable, but terrible personality...rude, cold, uncaring, haughty, egotistical and short-tempered. I found her to be very self-absorbed and practices defensively. If you want some understanding and comfort, this is probably not the doctor for you. If you are anxious or frightened, this is probably not the doctor for you. This is my opinion from my experience with her.
Dr. Debra Ruth Judelson's Credentials
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- Harvard Medical School (Grad. 1976)
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