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Ratings for Dr. Wayne Phimister

5
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5
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Very satisfied and pleased in my dealings and interactions with the doctor.

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flag | Submitted July 11, 2016

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I came to see Dr. Phimister on the advice of my GP Dr. Fadeyeyva - I have was injured in a car accident last year and have had terrible pain for a very long time. In one session in a specific area of being treated with needling, and I was immensely better. I was so depressed from all the pain and thought there was very little relief except for my amazing chiropractor who has helped me move again. Dr. P is great - I have never waited for him, and even if i had to wait it is worth it - people complaining about waiting to see a doctor - well, i don't get it - it is hardly their fault - patients are often late, they need more attention, what doctor isn't behind? Plug your meter or park a few blocks away and walk! He has never kept me waiting the three times I have had treatment and I cannot believe the pain relief I have received. Highly recommend him and is methods. I have waited in emergency for 10 hours before - this is hardly a big deal.

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flag | Submitted May 7, 2016

5
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3
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5
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5
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This is my family doctor and he is a very caring and knowledgeable and from day one when I saw him he was honest about what he could do for me and challenged me to make some serious changes to my health. As difficult as that was I did and when I came back to see him again he was very receptive and accepted me as his patient. I attend the clinic in North Vancouver and so I am very happy with the care I receive from him. I am happy that he is a pain specialist as well and is treating me for chronic pain. I know he is very busy and yes he isn't always on time but the quality of care I receive from him is excellent! He has always treated me with respect and care and that is why I would highly recommend him as a family doctor.

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flag | Submitted April 25, 2016

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4
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Dr. Phmister is my Dr. He ended up seeing my husband while he was in hospital. I was so grateful that he was there. We still don't have all the answers, but I hope we will soon. The only negative thing I find is he is always running late. I know he's busy, but an Hour Is a but much. is a bit much

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flag | Submitted April 11, 2016

5
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this was my first time seeing Dr phimister. I waited over a hour to see him and while in the adjacent room I could hear his entire consult with 2 patients (hubby & wife). squeezing 2 in at once is great. but I was rushed for time being in North Vancouver where he goes as well as Agassiz. I wasn't happy with the wait only due to being stationary for lengths of time create more pain. I did have a quick visit , managed to get some aggressive treatment and hope over the next few days I feel improvement overall. I wasn't able to get further injections only because I was seriously out of time before my parking ticket expired. purchased a 1.5 where has I went for the 2 my treatment would have been great. usually I wait a max 10 mins. so never have had to buy more time. if ever I am booked with him again I will definitely increase my ticket time and price. I have to commend him on getting as much done in a short span relieving my anxiety over being towed. I am not in a position to recommend or not. I do know I would certainly cover my end of time management.

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flag | Submitted April 2, 2016

5
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5
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5
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I find this Dr very easy to talk to and he seems to really care about patients. He is busy yes and there is a wait to see him but that is more to do with a lack of doctors to service patients and it is pretty much the same everywhere in the lower mainland. I have waited much longer than an hour to see other physicians so I pretty much always expect a wait which is better than being rushed through the appointment if you need extra time. I feel extremely lucky to have him as a family physician.

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flag | Submitted February 20, 2016

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I'm absolutely appalled at the enabling Dr. Phimister does for his patients. Give him money to write a doctors note in support of your fictitious physical ailments and he'll do it apparently. I guess money is more important than the BLATANTLY obvious PSYCHOLOGICAL issues his client had. Seriously Dr Phimister-if you read this you need to seriously think about the damage you do to innocent people with your words. Will do my best to NEVER recommend you to ANYONE.

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Submitted January 16, 2016

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Great Doc and fantastic staff. He's treated me for a protruding disc at my c5-6, first trying IMS needling, and then with lidocaine injections. He's honest, and respected. All around wonderful experiences every time I go. Highly recommend him for pain management.

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flag | Submitted November 3, 2015

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I'm really not happy with Phimister because he fails to understand me and my mental illness. I suffer from depression and anxiety and can never seem to get any help from my doctor after I have explained to him countless times about how I feel. It seems like he doesn't have a lot of knowledge with patients who have mental illness because every time I see him he asks me to fill out a questionaire and bases how depressed I am only a few circled questions when instead he should take the time to actually know how I feel. Also once he advise me to take a mood stabilizers but I refused due to the harmful side effects and he got mad at me saying that I'm in no position to question him!!! I also told him that since he doesn't help me that I would look for another doctor elsewhere and he said that I couldn't do that I was forced to stay with him!! I had to look somewhere else because he wouldn't diagnose me with anxiety crazy he knows that I do have anxiety and he wouldn't sign papers that said I had a mental illness since my childhood. Overall I don't like Phimister!!!

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flag | Submitted February 10, 2015

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5
Helpfulness
5
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I moved out of town and still commute to see him, he's that good . The staff are great, I feel at ease and therefore open up about what ails me more honestly. I have three kids who see him also and he is good with them as well. I highly recommend this doctor

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flag | Submitted November 27, 2014

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