Ratings for Dr. John Maher
Doctor Maher doesn't care, always charges $75 for any note. You'd think someone making over 100K wouldn't need to charge the average person that much. Trying to get my license back charge me $75 for one form. Paid him then find out need another form and he says yup that's another $75 and only CASH.
waited months to get in. waited over an hour to see him for 15 minutes, of which during i was interrupted at least 3 times with the secretary coming in and out to deal with something else. he is very robotic seeming to lack compassion, and does not LISTEN. he diagnosed me with complex partial seizures/epilepsy and quickly had my license revoked....prescribed me some medication. when i went to my pharmacy back home the parmacist noted that my seizures were more likely due to the withdrawl of clonazapam, and the pharmacists (all of them) were concerned enough about me taking the new medication that they had to call him. pharmacist was able to have him prescribe me back onto clonazapam, and the pharmacist told me NOT to take the new meds. i have not had a seizure since. i am shocked that Maher didn't take that into consideration at all when i was explaining my symptoms. now i have to travel back and forth and pay extra just to get my license back, when i don't even know if i actually have epilepsy, or if it was just seizures due to my previous med withdrawl. FRUSTRATING.
Worst neurologist ever!!! The past week, I had an appt for 2:30... And didn't get in til 4:45... He reads out of books from the 80-90's and does NOT communicate eye to eye with you.. His most common words are sure..mhmm... Sure. ... Please do not waste your time.. He is NOT SPECIALIZED IN EPILEPSY... And knows next to nothing.. During my past appt he perscribed me a new drug "Keppra" and as I was asking questions he told me he has to go home for dinner .. Meanwhile he only talked to me for 10 min but YET he sees paitents for hours... He does not read my eegs or mris to me .. HE DOES NOT CARE .. Useless piece of****.. I wait 2 hours every visit.. I've had epilepsy since I was 4 .. And 3 years ago I had my first gran mal seizure.. He just put me on lamotragine.. Doesn't work..my memory is basically done because of this drug.. I am on Keppra and the side effects are depression and mood swings.. Please take my word.. And do NOT WASTE YOUR time!!!!!!!!!
I found Dr Maher to be an odd fella, difficult to speak with and understand at times. Speaks like a robot with no emotion in his voice. HOWEVER, I did find him to be very helpful with finding out what was wrong with my back. MRI and CT scan was done as well as a nerve conduction test on my L arm and both my legs. The specialist conducting the electronic nerve test was very nice. HOWEVER Dr Maher did the needle test (2nd half of nerve conduction test)and he jammed the needle in different spots throughout my arm and legs without any notice to me of where he was headed next with the needle. I cried in pain with every jab of the needle ((a little compassion, and telling me where the needle was going next would have been nice, after all I am human))I was not impressed when I left. I do RECOMMEND him for his knowledge and medial tests he does, BUT DON'T LET HIM TOUCH YOU WITH A NEEDLE, AND DON'T EXPECT SMALL TALK OR COMPASSION as he speaks and acts like a robot, but he is thorough w tests.
My world change 5 months ago. I woke up and felt strange, then very weird headache hit. I was sick all morning, vertigo, balance, gone. Became very weak as did my voice and lost fine motor skills. (which I have to have for work). Numbness and tingling in hands. Now I still am coping. Had MRI and showed Atrophy of the Brain. Possible Cerebellum involvement. Then had appointment with Dr. Maher. He first confirmed I am on Disability. Then became rushed, I speak slow now with trouble finding the words. He said not to think about the Frontal Lobe Atrophy. Just hoped for an answer about my motor skills, to continue with my business to become financially healthy. The Dr., said I was slow and he is behind on schedule. I feel I'm a waste of time and medical care. The Dr., test a few reflexes and limb strength. My one side was weak and said I know you can do better than that. I wasn't heard. Diagnosis; Headaches. So No business, walks, fun, just do big garage sale. I'm only 51
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A new 1-star rating has been posted. "Doctor Maher doesn't care, always charges $75 for any note. You'd think someone making over 100K wouldn't need to charge the average person that much. Trying to..."November 5, 2015
A new 2-star rating has been posted. "The doctor rushed through my appointment, kept interrupting me and had a very short fuse. I still don't know what's wrong with me but he said many people live ..."October 21, 2015
A new 5-star rating has been posted. "Really liked him. Showed me the CT scans and MRI right on the screen and pointed out my stroke.....made me feel very involved with my prognosis............read..."October 2, 2015
A new 4.8-star rating has been posted. "Good Guy carries through on follow ups Ni from Doug Pannenhour"August 18, 2015
2 negative duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removedJune 6, 2010
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