Ratings for Dr. Cindy Richardson
My 67 year old mother went to see Dr. Richardson for help with her diabetes because she has several other health issues that make it extremely difficult to treat the diabetes. Dr. R was disrespectful and rude at every visit saying things like “don’t you want to get better”, “I’m frustrated with you” and other very rude things which caused the appointment to end with my mother in tears. She took this abuse because she was taught to always respect doctors. My mother has NEVER had a doctor treat her like this - EVER. Dr. R was angry when a medication gave my mum serious side effects and told my mum to suck it up and said she wasn’t trying hard enough. By the last visit , Dr. R ended up yelling at my mum in her office. My mum actually raised her own voice to defend herself and the doctor then said she didn’t want to be her doctor anymore. Thanks goodness. We will be asking for a different endocrinologist, one who is a professional and will respect her patients without making them feel like old, stupid and lazy people. DO NOT GO TO THIS DOCTOR IF YOU WANT HELP.
If you are ever reffered to see her DO NOT Go. By the time I had my 2nd appointment my sugars were in there 20,s and I was scared. All she did wad verbally abuse me. I do not cry easy but I was in tears the whole time. This doctor seems to thrive on abusive and controlling behavior. There is definatly a major problem with here. Its awful that people in general like this exist. Even worse when they are doctors. Cindy Richardson is no professional, she need to deal with her deamons.
Very dour personality. There is professional then there is borderline rude. Even 8:30 am appointments can run over a half hour late. The office staff does not advise you if the doctor is running late, they just assume you have time to wait. I would not recommend this office.
Dr. Richardson stole a year of my life away. She kept me under dosed with my thyroid disease. Her bed manner is atrocious, point blank laughed at me for gaining weight. Had to go to a different province and see a different doctor to have my results revealed. She kept me underdosed and I was told to "ride it out" when I was dangerously low. Unbelievable. I want my happiness/energy back (and the weight she mocked me for gone). STAY AWAY FROM HER IF YOU HAVE A THYROID PROBLEM.
Dr.Richardson is very thorough and knowledgeable. She may not sugar coat what she has to say but she treats you with respect and lets you know what's happening. And she calls you if there looks like there is a problem with your blood sugar levels. I appreciate the fact that she doesn't keep you waiting!
Dr. Richardson is most abrasive rude Doctor I have ever seen. Please retire you are not doing anyone any good. Don't go see her a complete waste od time. For the record Doc Rich has no one ever taught you that rolling you eyes at someone is rude.
I was diagnosed with Graves Disease and my Family Doctor referred me to Dr. Richardson. I have never had to wait for the Doctor & Carrie is a joy to deal with. Dr. Richardson was knowledgeable and informative. She walked with me through all the steps and explained what our plan would be and the expected outcomes. When I would tell her that I suspected my numbers were going up she always listened to me. Five years later and appointments every three months I think I have a good handle on what kind of Doctor she is. I would recommend her because of her sense of humor and big heart!
I went to see Dr. Richardson for a second opinion in regards to having the radioactive iodine treatment as I have hyperthyroidism. Dr. Richardson was thorough, informative and knowledgeable. Would I go back to her? Absolutely. Would I recommend her? Absolutely. Dr. Richardson helped eliminate my fear of having the radio active treatment. Therefore I thank her! Also thanks to her medical assistant "Carrie" who was kind and helpful.
Please. Just go to someone else. She is rude. And condescending. And dismisses any ideas you may have or treatment you think you may want to try, or don't want to try. She tried to put me back on Metformin even after I told her I had a bad reaction to it. Stared me down when I told her about my current diet that has completely leveled out my sugars and gotten me off my sugar meds and is causing her to lower my thyroid meds also. But the diet is the issue and all she wants to do is throw pills at me and tell me I'm wrong. Sorry lady. My body. If I've found something that is working. It's working. Stuff it.
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