Ratings for Dr. William Scantlebury
Will mever go back to him. Went in on Monday with a very sore throat, chills, painful sinuses and terrible ear ache, the whole thing. He took 2 seconds to look in my throat, told me to take tylenol and that was it. Ive had strep MANY MANY times and i know when i have it. I told him that but he would not even swab my throat. Went to another clinic two days later and the doctor there was shocked that he didnt prescribe me antibiotics for my strep throat, ear and sinus infection! That was an extra three days of being completely miserable, to the point where i couldnt take anymore tylenol or advil. This ‘dr’ should NOT be practising!
I was him during a walk in clinic clinic. He came in after seeing other people first despite that I was suppose to be he first one. He asked what I wanted, I tried to give him a bit of imformation about what was wrong, a quick history of the problem and what I was hoping for. He never looked at me, never even acknowledge I was talking. I was asking questions about what he was prescribing and he didn’t listen to the questions, thus giving me wrong answers. Which I had to get him to clarify. He was in an out of my room in less than a minute. This made me feel stupid, unhelped and like he’d rather be doing anything else than helping me.
I also have been a patient of Dr Scantlebury for many years. He does move quick but when his expertise is needed he always takes the time to offer care. The administrative assistant and receptionist is always pleasant and gets you in quickly if needed.
Absolutely horrendous doctor. Getting an appointment in a timely manner is almost impossible, the office is managed as if it is still the 1950's and accurate medical diagnosis from him is impossible. He misdiagnosed my wife multiple times and when a specialist in Nova Scotia realized this, tried in vain to speak with him and get him to make local referrals for treatment. When she went to a walk in clinic, the doctor didn't bat an eye as to the poor treatment and misdiagnosis by Dr. Scantlebury. If you want poor treatment, risking your health and dealing with someone who clearly doesn't care about his patients, he is ideal. If you want a doctor who actually adheres to the Hypocratic oath, "Do no harm," go elsewhere.
Dr Billy is my family Dr. . he has always made time for us. Spending over an hour recently to counsel my child and help us come up with strategies to progress towards a healthier family as a whole. I find its best to make an apointment with some detail and as far in advance as possible so that the nurse can be sure you will have the time required for your apointment. If visiting in the clinic as a clinic patient then I think.its right to expect you'll be treated quickly and as effiently as possible. In our experience, as a family Dr he devotes time to his families and the care both preventative and reactive to ensure good quality care. He has been our family Dr for over a decade servicing 5 of us with as much care and compassion as we ever needed from an ear aches to mental health concerns and care. I would certaunly recommend him to any and all families that are willing to take his professional advice, follow up and adjust proactive health plan when necessary, but not if you're after a quick fix magic pill. I
I was definitely not impressed with this doctor! He diagnosed me within a minute and prescribed a nasal spray instead of something to ease my symptoms. Now, several days later, I still feel miserable and will have to go to another clinic, since my family doctor is away. I will never go back to Dr. Scantlebury again!!
If I could, I would rate him ZERO STAR. He is just terrible. It seems that he is not even educated in medical school. He is not even listening to what I'm saying. I went to Sherwood walk-in clinic and unfortunately, he was the present physician. I just wasted my time waiting over an hour to see him. Now I need to see another doctor. Avoid him if you can.
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