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Thanks to Dr. Birch for the safe and comfortable delivery of our son. Our prenatal and birth experiences were fantastic. Now, years later, I couldn't be happier to have had him as our surgeon. My outcome was perfect.
The pelvic floor clinic - What a sad, horrid place. Everyone there is miserable and seems to hate their job. Rude reception, miserable looking nurses, and Dr Birch is arrogant and doesn't bother to listen, seems irritated when you ask questions. Maybe they are overworked and underpaid? Put on your thickest skin before visiting this doctor and clinic.
Front desk staff that you check in with for the clinic do not have very good people skills, are rude a always seem short. However Dr Birch's staff are helpful, friendly and have very good people skills. Dr. Birch over the years has continued to support me, makes sure that with the current treatment that he sees me at least once a year and continues to follow my progress and if needed try new things.
I have attended a number of appts with Dr Birch to support my daughter after complications from childbirth. He is arrogant and dismissive. Doesn't bother to read her chart before going in the room and asks the same questions each visit. Didn't even bother to examine her - she had to ask to be examined - and he seemed annoyed at that. Turns out it was a good thing she asked because there were issues! Not at all thorough - hasn't bothered to order any tests and overall very dismissive. Seems to forget there is a human being attached to the bladder... I am encouraging my daughter to seek a second opinion. If he's that willy-nilly in his appts how thorough could he be in surgery??
I really appreciate Dr Birch. He is a genuine man who is a very smart and Compassionate OBGYN. Dr B takes good care of you and makes you feel completely relaxed at your visits or when it is surgery time. Thanks for all your devotion to me and your professional work ethics.
Dr. Birch and his staff were amazing. Made me comfortable right from the beginning which was difficult as I am an under 40 year old woman with ongoing bladder issues due to having children. I would recommend him to anyone. Fantastic. Delightful staff. I barely had time to open a magazine and they were calling my name to come back. Within minutes of changing the Doctor and Assistant were in speaking with me.
I had DR birch for a biopsy from an abnormal pap. I was very nervous and feeling quite uncomfortable and exposed. It was nice he explained what he was going to be doing exactly. But when he commented that he was applying the iodine solution to my cervix so if anyone commented that I smelt like "fish and chips" afterwords I would know why... Well I felt even more uncomfortable. Perhaps this joke was supposed to lighten the mood but I thought it was very unprofessional and rude.
After the biopsy I was left to redress.
When I stood up from the bench a gush of blood came from inside and landed on the floor. I didn't know if this was a normal thing to have happen. I was given a larger than life jumbo sized maxi pad to use following the biopsy but nothing was mentioned about this much blood. There was a bathroom in the DRs room I had the procedure so I went and sat on the tolit and I continued to bleed more. After about 10mins dr birchs assistant knocked on the door to see if I was alright. She helped to calm me down and told me that I had nothing to worry about.
I wish that I could have been more prepared for this.
I was lucky to have Dr. Birch as my doctor for my second pregnancy. After complications with my first, I really appreciated his honesty, knowledge and clearly presented options including risks/potential issues and benefits. He was always frank, professional and approachable.
I'm 24 and a Hypochondriac. When I discovered that I had to get a biopsy done due to an abnormal pap, I was terrified. Dr Birch's RN Kim and I got in touch soon after. She was very polite and reassuring. She also did her best to make me smile because she could tell I was terrified. Meeting Dr Birch was intimidating at first, but then he explained to me what he would be doing and made me feel comfortable. He told me immediately that i didn't have cancer which helped with my anxiety. I've met with him two more times sonar and he is excellent. He was comfortable asking any OB/GYN related questions I had, even ones that had nothing to do with me. I discovered through my pestering that he has worked i third world countries and has seen some horrible things. I left with a new respect for him. He is very sweet, and even though he is quiet, it doesn't mean he is arrogant or rude. I highly recommend Dr Birch and his sweet RN Kim
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