Dr. Frederic Johnstone MD Patient Reviews

Overall Rating

1.7
  • 7 patient ratings
  • 6 reviews

Last 12 months:

5.0 (+ 3.3)

6 Patient Reviews

  • Highly Satisfied
    14%
  • Satisfied
    0%
  • Neutral
    0%
  • Dissatisfied
    14%
  • Highly Dissatisfied
    71%
  • Wait Time 22.7 minutes
  • Easy Appointments
  • Promptness
  • Friendly Staff
  • Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
  • Bedside Manner
  • Spends Time With Patients
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1.0 of 5
December 23rd, 2015
Worst Dr I've ever seen
Wait time
10 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Friendly Staff
Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
Spends Time with Patients
Appropriate Follow-up
Originally, I was referred to him for a ganglion cyst removal on my wrist a few years back. His bedside manner was atrocious, the time he spent with me and explaining the diagnosis and surgical procedure were extremely lacking! His after care was just as bad. I felt as though I was not worth his time. (Being seen by other Dr's at the facility for other issues, I was shocked because I would give them 4-5's). Again, referred to him after 8mo of arm and tendon pain (after all other treatments have failed). Again, I felt unworthy of his time, felt as if I was making a mountain out of a molehill because I wanted to be fixed, not masked by cortisone! Thankfully, a referral to another OS is on the table. I wouldn't wish his lack of professionalism on my worst enemy.
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1.0 of 5
May 13th, 2013
Para-Educator
Wait time
56 minutes
My honest rating of this doctor is 0 out of 4 stars. This site did not allow me to choose 0 out of 4 or I would have! I didn't even have the "privilege" of seeing Dr. Johnstone OR his Assistant. I showed up for my appointment ONE MINUTE late and they refused to see me. The front office woman was not one bit apologetic! She said my paperwork, that was mailed - I NEVER received it, noted that I was supposed to arrive 15 minutes before my 2:45 appointment time. I was NOT told that when I originally made the appointment! She was RUDE and completely inconsiderate! All she cared about was THEIR time - not mine! It didn't matter not one tiny bit to her that I had to arrange for a subsitute for my classroom in order to come to the appointment. I made an appointment with another orthopedic surgeon right there in their waiting room. I have NEVER been treated worse by front office staff, medical staff or a doctors office EVER! It was absolutely inconsiderate, rude; and a BIG WASTE OF MY TIME!!!!! I guess the patients time doesn't really matter! Unbelieveable! Run the other direction!
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1.0 of 5
February 2nd, 2012
Horrible bedside manner
Wait time
10 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Friendly Staff
Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
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Saw Dr Johnstone for a specialist opinion. He spoke with me for about 5 minutes, told me my wrist needed to be fused and did not fully explain what was wrong with it. My questions seemed to irritate me, and he shuffled me out of the office with a see you in two months. I would not recommend him - surgery is a major event and should be fully discussed with a patient, along with the diagnosis. Felt like he was only after the insurance money.
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2.0 of 5
October 28th, 2011
Seems to be in a hurry all the time
Wait time
15 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Did not spend much time with me. Did not listen to my concerns. difficult to get a call back from front desk when you leave a message.
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1.0 of 5
May 6th, 2010
Totally Bad Experience
Wait time
30 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Friendly Staff
Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
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Appropriate Follow-up
I wish I had opted out before committing to this guy for hand surgery. From the beginning I had some reservations because of his lack of communication regarding my condition. He offered very little information other than brief answers to questions that I asked regarding the procedure. . Not only did I wait almost 45 minutes in the exam room before he came in but then he seemed to be in a hurry to get on with the next order of business. I went ahead with the surgery and the results so far have been totally unsatisfactory. I have since seen another hand specialist who is managing my post surgery symptoms and physical therapy (something that DR Johnstone didn't even recommend) I never saw DR Johnstone after surgery and wasn't even scheduled to see him for three weeks afterward. I would absolutely not recommend this doctor to anyone.
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1.0 of 5
July 4th, 2009
Not a good Orthopedic surgeon
Wait time
15 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
Spends Time with Patients
Appropriate Follow-up
Not caring. Classifies everyone with same diagnosis in same catagory. Get's em in and get's em out. You are paying for HIS surgery center.
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