Absolutely horrid experience. Overbooked, and over an hour and half wait to see Barna on each of my visits. His bedside manner is very unprofessional. He sees to many patients and I was just another cog in the wheel. He had me do a MRI on sinus cavity, allergy tests and still did not help my problem. On my last visit he slouched on the bench, and said well surgery might help. He didn't have a clue whether it would or wouldn't. I wouldn't trust this physician to any treatment and neither should you. Take my advice and seek out a superior ENT doc who can help you rather than take your money and waste your time!
I could not recommend this dr., he was very abrupt, didn't seem interested in my symptoms, ordered a cat scan, briefly spoke with me on a return visit..did not take the time to explain results...just said everything is normal...will not go back to this dr.
While Dr. Barna seemed pleasant and knowledgeable, I believe the staff under his supervision could best be described as quite dangerous. If you were to ask me to recommend his practice I could not. To claim extensive knowledge of allergy treatments and yet to put me in a position where my life was threatened, and then to pass off my reporting of side effects as frivolous, I still find incredible. To add insult to what could have been very grave injury indeed, I was then handed over to collections for refusal to pay the invoice for the miscalculated treatment which nearly cost me my life. Apparently I did not make my point strongly enough in the matter, but I find the handling of my situation to be Machiavellian at best. I would strongly advise anyone seeking allergy treatment to thoroughly research all options and verify the quality of any health care provider under consideration.
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- Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University (Grad. 1985)
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A new 1.2-star rating has been posted. "i am an RN and had the unfortunate experience to see first hand Dr. Barna's total incompetency!! And I had to pay an 80 copay on top ...unbelievable. Please ..."December 3, 2014
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