Ratings for Dr. Simon Warner
When he's in a happy mood he's a great doctor and is able to explain the diagnosis quite clearly. When he's rushed or in a bad mood I find it difficult to talk to him about the ongoing problems I have with my eye. He could do with a bit more sensitivity training.
After reading the comments I felt confident seeing Dr. Warner. When I went to my appointment Dr. Warner was over an hour late for my appointment. Once he met with me he initially appeared superficially kind but somewhat passive aggressive. He told me that I was worrying about "nothing" and that the growth on my eye was "just a sac of fluid". He followed that by saying that if I was noticing the growth then I was obviously "not working hard enough". He then tried to convince me to get laser eye surgery. When I told him that I have chronic dry eyes (had even gone to a consult for laser in the past) he continued to try to convince me. He spent more time trying to convince me to do laser eye surgery than address my actual problem. In the end he defensively stated "I don't run a laser eye practice so I'm not trying to make money off of you". He did not provide me with any relief for my eye. I've since learned that the growth on my eye will likely need to be surgically removed.
Dr. Warner is a thoughtful, warm and very knowledgeable doctor. He listens wonderfully, takes time to explore with you what's been going on and different options for care and is compassionate. I feel very fortunate to have found him years ago.
I was reffered to Dr Warner by my GP and another Opthamologist for a problem inside one of my eyelids that had been festering for 4 months.. They both could not diagnose it. Dr. Warner found it within the first minute of his exam and prescribed the medication which cleared up the condition in a week! Such is his abilities as an eye specialist. The receptionist...... I guess she's efficient... but certainly needs some people skills especially for such a busy office... were not a passenger on an amusement park ride you know!
Doctor Warner is absolutely the very best doctor. He takes the time to explain everything to you. He is very knowledgeable and current. He always is cheerful and has a wonderful sense of humour. I feel extremely fortunate to have him as my opthmologist.
Dr. Warner is nothing short of a saint and his knowledge is vast - he knows a lot about neurology, the immune system and ENT related things like allergies. Fun to chat with. Subtle, clever sense of humour. But as everyone has said, his receptionist is icy, has poor English language skills and will randomly hang up on you or put you on hold.
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