Ratings for Dr. Josef Silha
I think that Dr. Silha is a pretty knowledgeable doctor with a lot of experience but it's his people skills that made me run for the hills and switch endocrinologists. He comes from the old school where doctors were the utmost authoritarians and that is how he runs his practice like he's back in Czechoslovakia. He does not listen to his patients or have any patience for them. On the flip side he got me a much needed MRI that same month. There is the good and the less good to him. Very knowledgeable but the people skills are lacking Dr. Silha. With better people skills you would be a great doctor...until then.
Extrenely childish temperment. As the below comment with the child he stormed out of the room, telling me it is a circus and refusing further treatment. He is Latvian and obviously got hit by a Serbian bomb. He is so rushed, and refuses to listen to anything you say. He wanted to put me on insulin even though my AC levels were dropping. This was the 5th time I told him maybe in the future but lets try to deal with it and allow me to lose weight. Storming out of a room, being so bombastic and arrogant does not leave room for him to be a doctor nor positive human being. Send him back to Latvia,
True story. This doctor stormed out of the room and slammed the door on me and my daughter who was newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and was having a difficult time accepting her diagnosis ( no tears allowed in his clinic). Instead of taking the time to talk to us (that would cut into his $$$$ fee for service physician) he instead throws a temper tantrum because she answers a question wrong and then accuses her of lying about her blood sugars? I have to admit I was in absolute shock and instead of leaving and never going back again what I should have done was report him. We have since found an amazing endocrinologist that respects her patients and genuinely cares. I still can't believe that a doctor would act so child like in front of his patient and family member as it was so incredibly embarrassing to see this behavior from a so called professional and I hope he was just having a bad day and isn't like this with others.
Books approx. 10 to 12 folks an hour and spends 10 to 12 minutes with each - that's nearly 2 hours packed into 1 - but I guess that's how you make money rain in Manitoba's poor health system. Good knowledge and very helpful but appointment times are virtually meaningless - budget on 1.25 to 2 hour waits
I have been to 4 or 5 diabetes doctors and never went back because of rudeness. Dr Josef Silha has been the only doctor I have stay with for 6 yrs now, he will tell you the truth and set you straight to get you back on track where you should be. I like him very much and know he is a very busy doctor, NO fooling around here!! never ever had a problem with the staff either. I appreciate and I am grateful for the advice and care he has given me.
I have nothing but great things to say about Dr. Silha. Has fit me into his tight schedule to help bring my diabetes into a manageable state. First and only Doctor to physically look through the settings on my insulin pump. Nothing any other doctor has done in 30 years of pumping. His dietitian on staff is awesome too. In defense of his receptionist, she's busy give her a break. Thanks Dr. Silha
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