Ratings for Dr. Jonathan L. White
I had the care of this Urologist for over 6 years and also found him generally unresponsive to my questions and concerns, rushed through appointments in generic fashion, and overcharging for rushed visits. But worse, I experienced a loathsome disregard from staff and the Office Manager, ongoing mismanagement with staff miscommunications and medical test orders, abuse by staff and complete absence of any compassion that would be expected of a health care provider for a patient of over 6 years. I also suffered a prostate infection from a biopsy performed by this Doctor and I continue to have serious questions about how the mismanagement I experienced may have contributed to causing this infection. I will no doubt get far better treatment with any other health care office and far superior medical care from another Urologist!
Visited Dr. White as he was recommended to me. I had an hour long wait. I felt my visit was rushed and am unsure if I would like to go back to him. I visited him only once, maybe further visits might give a better impression. He was courteous and clear in his conversation, but was very short in his speech. He provided clear answers to my questions and seemed to know what he is talking about. I guess my main gripe is the feeling that I was rushed.
Office is usually running behind. Each meeting felt very rushed. Always felt like I did not get all of my questions answered. No discussions of root cause or prevention ever, made me feel like I was getting milked with every kidney stone. I had to ask about prevention, 24 hr urinalysis, diet changes, still no answers about prevention.
I was told he was good, but had lousy bed side manners. He actually looked at me and said, "I'd hate to be you". Nice guy. The above comments are true and correct. I will leave him as of now. He was semi helpful, but I think i can find a total good package. Bye, have a good life.
Dr. White may be very knowledgeable, but I can't really pass judgement on that. Maybe yes, and maybe no. He has the personality of a watermellon. He is very brief and non discript in his explanations. He is fairly condesending in his nature. I was told he had no personality and people skills prior to going to him, but was looking for a good urologist. I'm starting to think he ius not such a good urologist. I have had elevated numbers on several uranalysis reports and he seems to dismiss them as bad smaples. He doesn't give me any good explanations for my cloudy urine. His answers are very short and I must pry to get information from him. Then the answers are very nebulous. I guess it's great if a medivcation he prescibes helps BPH but maybe if it is ut of the ordinary, he just doesn't know. He was forgetful in mailing me some documents I needed that he suggested. I'll be leaving this practice after my next appointment. I wonder if his partners are any better.
Every rating service I have seen rates Dr. White highly; he is regularly listed in Washingtonian Magazine's Best Doctors issue. So I had high hopes when I went to see him about some long-standing urological issues that another doctor had not been able to solve. I have no doubt but what Dr. White is an excellent physician. BUT - I have decided to leave him after a couple of years because he treats me (and, I assume, other patients as well) with distain. Every time I saw him, I felt as if I was simply the latest slab of male meat to pass by the ****'s table - no friendliness, no reassuring 'small talk' (important when someone is dealing with your pink parts!) - and, worst of all, any question I asked him was answered in as brief a fashion as possible, at a level suitable for a 9 year old, not an adult. I had to push him with repeated questions to get him close to satisfying my inquiries. His office staff were also repeatedly rude - short, inattentive, robotic, made errors.
Dr. Jonathan L. White's Credentials
Accepting New Patients
- GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE (Grad. 1987)
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Insurance accepted by this Doctor
- BCBS Illinois