Ratings for Dr. M. Dhalla
This is the worst "doctor" I have ever been to. You never get to see him, it takes 2-3 weeks to even get an appointment, and usually you don't even get him, you get his nurse. The whole office doesn't know what they are doing, I've been waiting for a referral for over 3 months. Which should only take up to 2 weeks to schedule. The whole office went down the drain when dr. Anastasio retired, I cannot wait to find a new doctor so I can leave this office !
Worst Dr. Worse - never at office. Worst Nurse practitioner working with him of 5 appointments since August (1st appointment 45 min late) (2nd appointment - did not show) (3rd appointment did not show). I am a professional - own my own company - cannot believe this type of Dr. or nurse Practitioner allowed to be in the medical profession.
The worst doctor I have ever encountered. Parking difficult to get in and out of. Difficult to get an appointment. Appointments are always at least 45 mins late. Office receptionist makes an effort, his office manager is terrible to be polite! Dr. Dhalla is okay when you get his attention, but most times you get the physician's assistant. If you're looking for a doctor, stay far way from this one, a walk-in clinic would serve you better.
I can only restate what has already been said. The waiting time is horrendous, he will not sign any papers until he has sat on them to the absolute last minute, he doesn't forward medical records as requested when patients change practice. He prescribed a medication for me that my new doctor said was not necessary and would not help. He is the most frustrating person I have ever had to deal with.
Where do I starts, so many timesThey cancelled my appointments the next day I am going to the clinic for my baby, and that I also booked 4 weeks ago. And for some reasons DR dhalla is never available to see me or my baby, yes the first appointment he was caring and seemed like the right Dr for my baby. But since then it seems that his assistant is the only one seeing me or my baby. I've done my blood test done and the stuff told me that I can come any time to read my results it's only going to take 5 minutes they said. I came twice to the clinic it was not open I called so many times they don't respond eventually the called back at 2 pm told me that I have an appointment at 3'45 pm which clearly was not true. His assistant is a good listener but when ever I take my sick boy she never seemed to know his problem or what is going on with him ( because she is not a damn doctor). One day I was waiting for my appointment inside the clinic and I noticed that everyone was going before me so I went to the secretary and told her she was like oh I didn't know your boy's name. I am done with them, I really miss my previous family Dr. I changed it because I moved here.
Yes, in the past all of his staff have not been the greatest. Yes, being punctual is not always a priority, but I have always received quality care from Dr. Dhalla. I never feel rushed, when asked he explains his reasoning behind his diagnoses. He not only pushed for a CT scan when I came to him complaining of weakness in my hands, but delivered the news to me and supported me through my brain tumor diagnosis. I am incredibly thankful to have him as my doctor.
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