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June 19th, 2017Never, under any circumstance, allow this Doctor to treat you!
After a standard Hernia surgery in 2016, I had acute respiatory failure, acute kidney failure, almost died several times, and was in a coma for 14 days. I'm still trying to find out how he botched the operation so badly. The hospital records I could get have few details, and I'm wondering if they are trying to keep information from me. This fraud of a "doctor" has been sued already for a death, he almost ended my life 11 months ago, and I will sue also if I can obtain enough info-but that is harder to do than I thought. Never go to this man, and tell friends to get another doctor!
June 24th, 2016Excellent care
February 2nd, 2016Registered Nurse and patient
The first time I seen him was last year, I had a car accident and was getting a consult for surgery. His waiting room was standing room only, I waited for over an hour in the waiting room then about a half hour in the room. The amount of time spend with me was about 10 minutes. I was told to wait for more healing then return at a later date. When I went there today for follow up. I waited 35 minutes in the waiting room then 40 minutes in the exam room. When he came in he barely listened to what my concerns were, rolling his eyes and dismissing me. When I laid down for the exam, he didn't even exam the area that I was there for. I had to re lay down and explain my concerns which he basically offered me nothing but, bring in the CT from your accident, which I did last visit along with the notes from the accident. He said see your primary and get back to me. Here its been over a year since my accident I waited for over an hour to get 5 minutes if that with him and go nothing. I am not certain how he became chief of surgery at Ellis Hospital but I am not impressed. He placed a port in my last year and prescribed pain medication that I am allergic to, to go home with. I am going to see another surgeon, on whose office is jammed packed like an assembly line. Being a person in the healthcare field and a patient with two encounters I have to admit I was very disappointed in the care received by him.
August 7th, 2015Terrible experience
My daughter who is 19 was at the office today and had a very bad experience. the X-ray technician was rude and made the xray painful (not easy to do), and Dr. Syed refused to pull a tooth that had a deep cavity and had become very painful. My daughter came home crying, felt she was treated very badly. Dreadful experience for her.
October 16th, 2012Great Surgeon
September 28th, 2012
May 23rd, 2011STAY AWAY FROM THEM THEY ARE HORRIBLE
This doctor and his staff are HORRIBLE. They never followed up on sending the lab results to my primary dr nor to my school, that I had to miss a week of due to this surgery. I was reassured that the info would be sent and a week later it wasn't sent and instead of sending it the office supervisor decided to argue with me about it and then dropped me as a patient WITHOUT NOTIFYING ME AT ALL. I SHOWED UP FOR MY FOLLOW UP AND THEY SAID THEY CANCELLED THE APPOINTMENT DUE TO THE CONFRONTATION, THEY LIED AND SAID THEY CALLED MY PRIMARY, THEY EVEN HAD MY PRIMARY WORNG. THEY ARE VISCIOUS, MEAN AND HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THEY ARE DOING THE STAFF ESPECIALLY AND THE TWO DOCTORS WORK AGAINST EACH OTHER INSTEAD OF WORKING TOGETHER..STAY AWAY FROM THEM. I WILL BE FOLLOWING UP WITH A COMPLAINT TO THE OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CONDUCT
January 28th, 2011Don't go to this Quack
My husband had a hernia operation with this Quack about 1.5 years ago. When he went back for F/U he was so rough in the 5 minutes he was there that my husband was in more pain than when came int he door. He has had continued pain since operation. He tried to see this quack. First appointment waited over 1.5 hours and then had to get back to work. 2nd appointment CANCELLED by doctor; 3rd appointment CANCELLED by doctor; Finally had enough and went to see another surgeon who found that he has scar tissue and nerve damage!
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