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Ratings for Dr. Robert MacNeill

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A recent encounter with this individual is not what one should expect or have to accept from a so called professional. He is in no way, shape or form in a position of respect or integrity. I have lived a life not as luxurious as he obviously has and likes to let his poor patients know, that he truly believes he is a notch above and better than the people he is supposed to serve. He conducts himself in a very undignified, unprofessional manor. The word Rude isnt strong enough to describe this person. How people like this make it in the real world is beyond me??!!! How he keeps getting a paycheck is way beyond all rationality. So far it's been one visit and all he did was mock me and tell me " I know what I'm doing"... " if you don't buy into my plan, you will fail" ... several times he cut me off and told me to "listen to me, look at me when I'm talking to you because I'm only saying this once". I find it extremely difficult to look at someone when you feel nothing but anger as you sit there and get chastised by someone that is no better than any other person on this planet... if youre reading this Mr.macneil.. my encounter with you will not go away until I speak to someone that commands you and that you receive your paycheck from... hopefully these people can take some of the wind out of those big sails of yours..

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flag | Submitted September 17, 2017

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Rude and has the personality of a rock (like another reviewer stated). Dr. MacNeill dismissed all other previous doctors diagnosis. Seemed apathetic to my work injury and insinuated I was a liar. After he left his nurse commented I was lucky to be able to see such a "great doctor". Nope!

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flag | Submitted August 30, 2017

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I had my first visit with doctor MacNeil and I must say I felt very comfortable his secretary and nurse were very nice doctor macneil was very helpful camo across very sincere I told him off the hop about my pain issues and he listened and said we will work on one pain at a time I did not feel any stress or pressure from him I think I'm going to like him I find if your honest and friendly towards him he will be the same he can only address one thing at a time with each appointment

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flag | Submitted June 15, 2017

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This doctor what many people has previously stated. He has accurately diagnosed my condition where others have failed. Dr MacNeill said I was overweight so I did as he said and lost weight. I feel great.

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flag | Submitted January 25, 2017

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This guy is a jerk and I would not recommend him to anyone. I've seen many doctors over the years for a condition which causes me quite a bit of pain. He was very rude and questioned my previous doctors treatment. Arrogant manners and I refuse to return to his empire he's built on the third floor.

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flag | Submitted November 23, 2016

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Biggest ......... I ever met. He only wants to hear himself. He is a Anesthesiologist which he thinks he is a doctor, he has no right to tell people what is wrong with them when he is not a doctor. Wake up hospital and get someone that really cares and doesn't treat people like they are nothing. He is a Arrogant man.

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flag | Submitted January 19, 2016

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Very sensitive personality,cuts you off when try to explain how you are experiencing pain.Hehas his own one way questioning if you try to get a word in edgewise he becomes childish and walks out.His nurse then chimes in , you just fucked yourself with him.He then tells your dr. you were cutting him off.Do not expect any professionalism.

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flag | Submitted April 24, 2015

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I went to see him in Jan. of this year, he was very abrupt and rude. He asked me why i was there and i told him my neck is causing me to have bad migraines, he did not let me finish what i was going to say and said to me,"Pick one," i said,"What do you mean". he said "Pick one, are you here for your neck or are you here for your migraines?" He told me to stand up and face the door and proceeded to say,"Pick 1 spot on your neck that hurts", I said but it's not just 1 spot,"Pick 1 spot only". I was very frustrated, he did not want to hear that Dr.Shimon recommended that i be referred so i can get the nerve blockers injected into the base of my skull. He proceeded to say he respected Dr. Shimon but that since it only worked for a month and a half, that it was a lifestyle change i needed not injections, and that he didn't treat migraines that that was for the neurology department. Which Dr. Shimon is a neurologist. Dr. MacNeill then recommended that i go to his self pain management program., and that because there was a record of me seeing a psychiatrist back in 2010 that i need to see another one.When i put in a complaint with the hospital about him, he denied treating me disrespectfully and nothing will be done about it. He didn't want to listen to anything i said, it was hurry up and get out and blamed everything on my weight, and when i said so what was the causing this when i was skinny? He couldn't answer me. I did not like how he treated me at all and a patient should not be leaving his office in tears like i did.

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flag | Submitted February 20, 2015

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This doctor thinks he knows it all, he is very ignorant to his patients. He has no people skills, very arrogant and he doesn't care about his patients. I think he's there just for a paycheck, he is the worst doctor that I have ever met. I would not recommend this doctor to work on an animal let alone a person. He is always right and everyone else doesn't know what they are doing. He is so full of himself it's ridiculous. WORST DOCTOR EVER.

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flag | Submitted April 8, 2014

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This doctor has been very helpful to us, my husband suffered a neck injury that was giving him referred pain, and dealing with WCB was the worst. Dr. MacNeill took the time and care to do what he could - he was able to provide some relief (a miracle) to my husband's shoulder pain, and verify that the pain did indeed exist and was neuropathic in nature. He has been with us 100%, willing to get us to who we needed to see, and willing to try available methods (though drastic to some minds) but ensuring we gave them lots of thought and had thorough understanding of the treatments before he would send us for a consult. This man is rushed off his feet with so many patients, I do not envy him. There are not enough pain specialists in NS, so if he is at all brusque it is only due to being constantly in demand. He spoke to us with respect, and we did our homework - understanding your own condition/symptoms is vital.

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flag | Submitted January 23, 2014

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