Dr. Henda Bouali MD Patient Reviews

Overall Rating

2.3
  • 10 patient ratings
  • 2 reviews

Last 12 months:

1.8 (-0.5)

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1.0 of 5
May 13th, 2014
No help at all
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I had been having severe groin pain and less severe back pain, and my primary physician wanted me to see a rheumatologist. Dr. Bouali didn't even do an exam, yet she diagnosed me with fibromyalgia on the first visit. I had my doubts because the pain wasn't widespread throughout my body as fibro typically is, but she assured me that her diagnosis was correct and that I would need to adhere to her treatment plan if I wanted to get better. She wanted to prescribe several fibromyalgia-type drugs and send me for biofeedback treatment. She also insisted I exercise more, despite the fact that I kept telling her I physically couldn't handle it without the pain becoming unbearable. I refused the drugs but I did try to do more walking. I couldn't even walk 1/4 mile before my leg would start giving out and I would trip, almost falling to the ground several times during the last walk I attempted. That was it--I just knew it couldn't be fibromyalgia. Within 2 weeks of the visit with her, I managed to get an appointment to see a great ortho surgeon out of the area who diagnosed me with severe hip arthritis--it was NEVER fibromyalgia. My ortho was absolutely shocked that a physician had missed my obvious hip pathology symptoms and misdiagnosed me with fibromyalgia. I had a hip replacement and the pain went away. I was very disappointed that she made such a hasty diagnosis and made me feel like a lazy and non-compliant patient because I didn't believe her diagnosis and didn't want to participate in her treatment plan.
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1.0 of 5
July 31st, 2013
A little confused!
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I was referred to this Dr ..I have svere Fibromyalgia ..She was very nice at first .then she said she doesn't take many FM patients ..Hmm well she is a rhem Dr she started me on Lyrica which I was allergic to as I am most meds you take for FM she will not give anything for pain to change the quality of my life so why waste a big co-payment for a fancy name when they aren't going to help you
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