Ratings for Dr. Roy W. Bankhead
Dr. Bankhead has been my Urologist for 15 years. He caught my bladder cancer at a very early stage and have been cancer free for 3 1/2 years. He sees me every 6 months for a check up to ensure I'm still cancer free. I agree his old shared office was a mess but his new office on Grand is great.
Do not go to this "doctor". He does not listen. he is very dismissive and very rude. He is easily distracted and acts like he doesn't care. i had a very bad kidney stone attack and passed out after I vomited. His exact words were"sometimes passing out is a good thing". Since when is passing out alone a good thing? He made some strange assumptions whether i could afford a prescription or not. And for after seeing me for a grand total of 5 minutes (made me wait for almost two hours) he said this---" I need to wrap this up, I gotta go" Is he kidding? A lack of planning on his part, doesn't make it an emergency on my part. He is rude and insensitive. He really needs to find another way to make a living. He is in it for the money and does not care about you or your health. Find someone else and save yourself from a lot of frustration and embarrassment.
His staff was amazingly sweet him on the other hand not! I had to have surgery to break up a kidney stone and a few days after I started having really bad pain again like It was when I went to the ER and they found the stone. I called the ER first because I was afraid something was wrong and I didn't want the pain getting worse. They paged him because he was on call and I waited for his call. Yes it was 1am at the time and I know he got woke up BUT he is getting paid a good bit to be on call! When he called me he was completely rude he made sure I knew I had woke him up then told me pain was somewhat normal didn't even ask me any questions about what was going on then asked if I had an appointment that week. I informed him no he had set me up for one in two weeks to take out the stent he put in and he "huffed" and told me to just call in the morning and he would take the stent out in two days. Glad to know I paid money to such an uncaring Doctor. As a nurse if I treated my patients like he treated me I would be ashamed! I would not recommend him at all. Find a doctor who is kind and will take the time to listen to you! It was not just a little pain it was worse than the pain I had after my csection 6 weeks prior! So ya dealing with that pain and taking care of a newborn then dealing with such an inconsiderate person not a good night. Thankfully I went to someone else who was able to figure out there was another big stone and able to help.
I was worried when I read the reviews for Dr Bankhead but decided to follow through with my referral and give him a chance. I'm glad I did! He was very nice as well as his nurse. They took excellent care of me and answered all of my questions. Fortunately my procedure didn't result in any abnormal findings. If I need a urologist in the future I will use Dr Bankhead again.
DR. Bankhead diagnosed my prostate cancer when another Urologist failed to. He saved my life with his surgery skills. He is a very caring and smart doctor. He took the time to explain all my options to me. I am now a prostate cancer survivor. Best urologist in Oklahoma!
Dr. Bankhead was my urologist for several years while in Lawton. He was able to diagnose and treat my urologic problems after several other urologists had failed. He took the time to actually listen, and I found him easy to talk to. I was very disappointed that he left the Lawton area.
Dr. Roy W. Bankhead's Credentials
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- University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine (Grad. 2001)
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