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I recently took my daughter in to see her and she has been amazingly helpful. She did appear a little serious at first, but so glad I didn't mistake this as rudeness or not caring as some have suggested here. She couldn't be more opposite. We will definitely continue to see her.
In case you're wondering why there are a few good ratings, please bear in mind that the are at least a dozen other Dr. Mary Hannas scattered all over, including Ontaro, NY, CA, MA to name a few. I wonder if any of them got poor ratings because of this doctor in Halifax, Canada.
I highly recommend going elsewhere if you are in search of a family doctor. Dr. Hanna does not accept patients who need care because she does not want to do the paperwork. If you want a Doctor who cares about your well being and is willing to do their job(which includes paperwork) this is not the doctor for you. This is by far the worst experience I have had at any medical center/appointment.
She doesn't seem to care much for her patients, doesn't listen well and seems kind of lazy in terms of referencing you anywhere because it would require paperwork on her part ( I asked for a reference for blood work and she said I'd have to ask my family doctor for one....Whaaaat? The irony was that SHE was my family doctor and moved to a walkin clinic.
I moved fro Toronto where I had no problem with any of my doctors. Since I've live here in Dartmouth I have had three doctors all were at the same clinic and moved on, resulting in me receiving a new doctor each time. The last doctor was Dr. Hanna and wow from the beginning she come over as not caring and rude. She never even followed up on anything and would ask you at the beginning of every visit, "What is wrong with you now? I had a very serious surgery that needed a lot of follow up, but I felt very uncomfortable going to her for help. I am a nurse so from the start she got me an attitude . I tried to be nice but she was just rude. Today I called to make an appointment with her and was told that she is no longer with the clinic. I was shocked here we go again. I realize it was time she knew how she comes across to her patients. I call her at her new clinic left a message. She call me and I informed her that she was very unprofessional and should be out of practice. She had lots of excuses but I didn't want to hear them, leaving your patients without a physician without informing them is neglect.
Dr. Hannah is a top notch doctor, she is willing to go above and beyond to help her patients. She has not only been a doctor to me but a life coach---exactly what a true doctor needs to be. She has been my family doctor for years, at first, I really had mixed reviews of her, but after going to her a few times, it didn't take long at all to build that level of trust. She also monitored my pregnancy and I was pleased with the level and quality of service that she offered. The staff at the Tacoma office are quite friendly and approachable and have a variety of flexible appointments.
I had the worst Pap experience by Dr Mary Hanna. After the first instrument she used wasn't working for her she decided to shove another enormous one in. It was painful and brought me to tears. She made me feel like it was my fault because I couldn't "relax". I have had several other paps at woman's clinics with no issues. My few visits with her she was hard to understand because of her accent and also didn't take my concerns very seriously.
What a severe disappointment. i move to dartmouth from out of province four years ago and use a walk in clinic. i was assigned a doctor who left not long after. then another who was good, but left too. so i was assigned mary hanna as my new doctor. My first meeting with her left me saddened. She was difficult to understand due to her accent. I needed her to repeat things often. She mostly stared at me with a blank look. Was unsure if she was thinking or asleep. How to tell? I had a great family doctor in toronto for 20 yrs. having not had a full physical in almost 5 years i booked one with her. Explaining clearly it was for a full physical. She was late that day. then finally came in, i wasnt asked to put on a gown or undress or anything. She said "pull your shirt up". She listened for mere seconds to my chest, took my blood pressure. She asked me to lay down and tapped my stomatch twice and said we're done. i questioned no eye check, throat,prostate etc etc. very bad doctor. im looking
Infection control,not acceptable.being a medical professional myself,I saw the vaginal clamp inserted in me during my papsmear not wrapped in a disposable sterilizing pouch.I was furious.This is Canada.The whole world look up to its high infection control standard.Ladies, demand that before they insert anything inside you, ask if that thing is individually wrapped in a sterilizing pouch.They just keep it under the drawer,who knows if it is really sterilized.The medical center I used to work with, individually wraps them in a disposable pouch,to keep it from dust,they were sterelized along with Biological Indicator,and date the pouch,so that when its not used within 3 months,the sterilization assistant will reopen them put them in a new pouch,resterelize,date them and keep them in the drawers.
I went to Dr. Hanna as a walk in after a car accident. She walked in,didn't say a word. Due to her unprofessional attire I wasn't aware she was the doctor until she asked me why I was there. I explained the accident and issues with headache/neck/back stiffness. She directed me to tip my head left/right, sat down and wrote out a prescription for muscle relaxants saying there was nothing wrong. She asked what medications I currently take, I couldn't answer about one(admittedly my fault), but I explained what type, what it was for - she simply looked at the paper, smirked and shook her head. She pushed me out the door with the prescription for medication I cannot take due to a conflict with an illness that I made her aware of. I was rudely told take the pills or not. My decision. I could not believe a walk in doctor can be so rude/careless. Needless to say, I still have pain and am thankfully seeing my GP this evening.
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