Ratings for Dr. Richard Bochinski
I found Dr. Bochinski to be a very confident and knowledgeable surgeon with a straight forward no nonsense approach . He clearly and thoroughly explained my situation, answered all of my questions and addressed all of my concerns. I was nervous going in but felt reassured coming out. What more could you ask for? It was a very positive experience.
Best doctor ever ! I am currently 6 weeks post op on my second foot, had my first bunion removed last year around the same time. Everything went well, Dr. Bochinski is knowledgeable and straightforward, at the end of the day , he gets the job done and is very caring before and after surgery. Calls to check up after surgery to see how your doing ! I now have 2 beautiful feet thanks to this talented doctor! Thanks Dr.Bochinski!
After waiting five months to see Dr Bochinski I have never been so disappointed in a Dr as I have with this man! He was rude, condescending, impatient and very vague in his treatment plan for my feet! He barely touched my feet with two fingers! I thought I would have more of an exam than that! I went to him for help and I walked out of that place in tears! I've never met a more arrogant person than this fellow! Terrible rapport absolutely no compassion! I also would rather walk on glass than be treated by this man! Looking elsewhere for someone who truly loves their job and their patients! When you are going to a physician for help you expect to be treated with compassion and dignity! This doctor lacks these virtues!
Throughout my family history I have seen numerous medical specialists and have never felt more rushed or condenscended to. I am very aware that their time is precious but I swear to God, I saw him for 3 minutes. He was frustrated when arriving and didn't explain the causes of my pain and basically said "oh well, live with it". Ironically I had heard nothing but glowing reviews about him; that was definitely not my experience. I was extremely disappointed.
After a 6mo wait, I was given an appt in Vermilion that was the same time the Dr started a surgery. The 'consult'was not much better than a hallway visit as it was jammed between the next surgery. My options were not explained. It was surgery or nothing (I've since learned from a different Podiatrist, there were a number of options available to try without surgery i.e. cortisone shot). When asked about recovery and wait time I was told to talk to some person by a first name and rushed out of the room so he could get to next surgery. Our cattle going thru the chute get better individual attention! The person I was told to talk to was a 'receptionist' who wore no name tag or name plate on desk. She spoke as if I should be profusely grateful for whatever op time I would be given (approximately a year wait)as it seemed incomprehensible that anyone else could possibly have any other responsibilities or demands on their life. When a Dr is in that much of a rush, that sketchy on any available options and explanations of procedure, I say "no thank-you" to digging in and scraping on my bones. No doctor, in that type of rushed enviroment, (no matter how good he may have been) is going to be attentitive and competent enough to give high quality health care.
It has been about 12 weeks since my fusion surgery and I can say without hesitation that this was a worthwhile experience. Had my surgery in Camrose which is a fantastic little hospital and got top notch service. Thank-you Dr. Bochinski for your most amazing work. I will forever hold you in high regard.
I recently had bunion surgery on my right foot at the wainwright hospital. Dr.Bochinski is an excellent podiatrist and surgeon. He is very knowledgable and caring. I am 2 weeks post op and I am healing really well. He took the time to explain the procedure to me, you just have to ask. After surgery he called me everyday for the next 3 days to make sure I was doing well and I was not experiencing to much pain. I am starting to move my toes and I am putting weight on my heel. I am excited to get my left foot done with dr. Bochinski . Best surgeon out there !
I had a 5 min exam with Dr. Bochinski it was this fast: you have a taylors bunion with bursitis, 12 to 16 month wait, I don't operate in Edmonton, you pay for the $120.00 bolt. When I asked what should I do about the pain....... he said with un concern" buy wider shoes" and left the room. Indeed I had to phone back to the clinic to ask what was my foot problem again? I would rather walk on broken glass that ever see Dr. Bouchinski again. By the way they never called back for a booking appointment.
I am currently 3 days post-op for my left bunion surgery and I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Bochinski and the hospital he works out of in Vermillion where my surgery was performed. Although bunion surgeries are known to be painful, I have had the best experience with it above any other surgery I have had for various other reasons. Simply because of his knowledge, skill, experience, helpfulness, and the great nurses at Vermillion hospital. 10/10 worth waiting to deal with!
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