Dr. Linda Falconio is a wonderful doctor. She really is detailed and I think she cares. The issue is that her office is not really very customer focused and this becomes apparent when you try to get a new perscription, have insurance verification performed for XRay's, and call to get information about your results. I stayed there for years because I loved the way Linda uses the internet to send you your results. However, my last visit was such a nightmare in regards to dealing with the office that I just need to take my wonderful PPO insurace someplace, else.
DO not see the nurse practitioner. Put me on unnecessary meds and tests. Went in for hives. Told me she would do the blood test for an ALLERGY TEST and I ended up with 5 different unnecessary lab charges like cholesterol and thyroid blood tests..etc. She was going to put me steroid shots, but I refused. Tries to squeeze as much money out of you as much as they can. NOT RECOMMENDED. Changing my primary doctor. I talked to my friend who's an ER doctor and she said I should go to a different doctor because it seemed like they care more about money than their patients. I paid over $500 to have 6 tubes of blood drawn and have them tell me they dont know whats wrongs with me. I could have given a homeless person $1.00 to tell me that. PS. They charge $200 to see a NP, who tries to given you drugs you dont need.
Dr. Linda has a quality about her that few doctors today display. I moved 12 years ago to over an hour away from her office and will continue making that drive any time I need her services as she is the best! Takes her time with you and never rushes to get you in and out. Her knowledge is amazing and what she isn't sure of, she knows where to get or refer you to. Couldn't have a better doctor!
Dr. Falconio is the best doctor I have ever had. She is very intelligent. She is very nice and understanding and she really cares. She has diagnosed and treated many conditions I have. My favorite thing about her is she is open minded and will consider trying something I may discover and want to try. I can't think of a single doctor who worked with her in the past that is gone now that I would consider a loss. As for Joe? He handles the business end of things and business is business. Dr. Falconio does not like lawsuits at all and certainly does not seek them out, but in today's world they seem to be commonplace unfortunately. I like her and admire her and respect her.
I have been her patient for about 2 years i find she pays more attention to the dogs she has wondering around her office than to me. I am pretty healthy so my visits are about 6months apart. I am 67, she has not listened to my lungs or put her hands on me in the last 2 visits. At my last appointment she did not comment on the colonoscopy I had or the broken ankle I told her about. I am looking for a new primary doctor.
I have been a client of Dr. Falconio for years, from her private office to expansion with a multiple doctor clinic, and I am shocked to read some of the comments I see here. I was actually trying to find her website to ask her a question via email and stumbled upon this in my google search. She is excellent at responding to my every question in a timely fasion. She has been available to me day or night for emergency questions. She has ALWAYS had excellent bedside manner, and over the past year I too have had a medical anomaly that she has not been able to solve, but she has never taken an attitude with me about it. She has always been so helpful and so genuinely concerned about even the lightest of problems so long as they matter to me. I have seen many specialists about this problem and no one has been able to solve it so it is not for a lack of her knowledge either. For those who are out there looking for a doctor I can't think of a better one to trust your life with.
Dr. Linda S. Falconio's Credentials
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- Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680 (Grad. 1976)
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'birds of a feather' score (based on <a href='/birdsofafeather.jsp?did=29292'>Medicare patients-in-common</a>): 4.0February 5, 2014
First Name changed from "Linda" to "Linda S."October 20, 2013
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