Ratings for Dr. William R. Vitale
My doctor, and my daughter's doctor for the past fifteen years. I don't believe for a minute that Dr, Vitale was actively accessing child pornography. He is caring, attentive, thorough, and warm. I always felt like he believed me and cared about me. None of my concerns were ever dismissed, and he liked my sense of humour. I am sorry and sickened to see this man being treated this way. Anything for a story? You are in our hearts and our thoughts, Dr. Vitale. All is well. :)
Dr. VITALE is the best . I don't for a minute believe that he is a pervert. If he was on these sites, he was likely doing research. Why would a 72 year old doctor suddenly start this in july 2015. To those that don't know, Dr. Vitale suffered a huge personal loss in july... the suicide of a family member. I'm sure that was when he was searching for answers...not actively seeking these sites. My wish is that he is exonerated and issued a huge public apology. His arrest was played out in the media...his apology from the crown should be...he should sue . !!!
I am adult patient of Dr. Vitale's being treated for ADD and until now did not feel the need to provide a rating for someone who was clearly admired for his work with children. IE perhaps he was good with children but not adults. I actually stopped going to him based on how uncomfortable he made me. I went in for treatment for ADD but found that many times he asked inappropriate questions about items completely unrelated to my treatment (ie about my se.x life, my habits as they related to childbearing and unwanted comments about my clothing). It made me feel extremely uncomfortable and always felt - based on his ease in prescribing heavier / more medication - that i was being over-prescribed. I just wanted to add this review as another side of the coin as an adult patient of his.
Wow people are slow who keep saying "stay away" "avoid him". Do you really think he is practicing right now? He has been ordered to stay away from where kids would be. Also his license has been suspended and his office is closed and public health has taken over his charts and such and test results people maybe waiting on.
Hi, I am one of his patients. I spent like 5 years in Halifax running from a doctor to another, and they all have been careless, arrogant, rushing, not listening, no referrals to specialist, I had to struggle on daily basis for the extent neglect they offer as qualified doctors, who get paid 180.000$......I went to Dr. VITALE'S OFFICE AND HE WAS LISTENING , GIVING ENOUGH TME TO TALK ABOUT MY CONDITIONS, sent referrals to see many doctors......etc. I am sad because I am currently away from Halifax, I don't need a doctor, But how about when I come back? it seems that am going to face another bunch of those careless doctors again. I wish him all the best. I will never forget the help he offered me. that was special in a very difficult time! He saw my kids twice, and he was professional, I don't think that the charges are accurate. Anyways, All the best Dr. Vitale.
Doctor Vitale was always a very caring/ professional Doctor to me. The allegations against him are very disturbing. In regards to Dr. Vitale being computer illiterate - I must disagree for he told me he use to program computers in the past and was very familiar with the Chebucto Computer club - still this does not make him guilty. I am a firm believer in innocent until proven guilty. If he is proven innocent I hope he recovers well and if he is found guilty I hope he gets the help he needs. Obviously the police have evidence - they would not have charged him if not - with this stated his computer may have been compromised by a hacker and used as a zombie - I hope the police have expert computer forensics staff so the truth will come out - whatever that turns out to be. I thank him for being a good doctor to me.
Stay strong Dr. Vitale. Lots of people stand behind you. We know you didn't do it! Best Doctor in HRM and quite possibly the country! If you haven't met him, you don't deserve a comment! One of the smartest people I have ever met and computer illiterate would be a step up from his technology skills 😉 No offense.
I am sickened to read so many comments about him being the best doctor, that he's caring and attentive... Do any of you realize how disgusting you sound? If there was an investigation leading to charges, this means the man was clearly searching and distributing child pornography. They wouldn't make an arrest like this without the evidence to back it up. As we all know, he is a pediatrician - child pornography investigation units are not going to waste countless hours monitoring someone they do not view as a real threat. In any case, you Dr. Vitale supporters may want to rethink your arguments because gushing about how caring and attentive he's always been to your children make you sound as sick as him.
I also can not possibly believe the allegations.... They just can't be true! He has been the best possible doctor for our son and I know couldn't have had a better doctor for our special needs son. This is a huge loss and an outrage! There could be many explanations on how that terrible stuff got on his computer, but rest assured I never had one inkling of anything being "off" in the 6 years we've been lucky to have him as a doctor and I'm very good at picking up on "vibes". I can't believe his name was published until after a full investigation and conviction. All those years of helping so many families and this is what he gets?!?!?! I am just sick for him and his family and can't get him off my mind. We will never find a doc in NS that cares so much and is so attentive. Like another poster said, he is old school, but in a good way, a way you just don't see these days from other docs. I hope that doctor V sees all these posts and feels the love and support and I pray his name is cleared, because I am positive he does not deserve any of this!
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