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RUN!

This man is terribly cold. He is stand offish, pompous, degrading and imo should not be treating anyone. His responses to your concerns are cold and callous. How does someone like this treat the sick? How? Please if you are in need of help find another Doctor. This man will cause irreparable harm psychologically. He needs help and has no business being in this field. There are wonderful Doctors out there who possess the character, intellect and compassion to treat, he most definitely is not one of them.

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Unacceptable prejudice against chronic pain patients

Dr. Kolodny has devoted his career to his own fanatical cause, which is that anyone and everyone who takes opioids is an addict and that these drugs should be banned. The reality is that for many, myself included, who take their medication responsibly (as prescribed), his advocacy against the medications that enable us to lead remotely 'normal' lives' has lead to incredibly stigma, difficulty in accessing treatment, and for too many, pain-induced suicide. And rather than hear out those who disagree with him, he instead chooses to block and/or slander his opponents as 'drug pushers' or 'drug seekers/addicts.' Kolodny's conduct is reprehensible and the fact that he has yet to face disciplinary consequences for his gross negligence and dereliction of duty as a doctor is unconscionable.

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Kolodny is responsible for my wife's poor health and will be to blame when she dies from lack of medical treatment

Kolodny is responsible for my wife's poor health and will be to blame when she dies from lack of medical treatment Mr. Kolodny is no expert in chronic pain or pain management, so why is he posing as one for the CDC and these "opioid trials??" His role in creating the opioid hysteria we have been seeing for several years is a human rights violation. He manipulated and cherry picked overdose data while advising the CDC to create their 2016 guidelines. My wife has EDS-HT and used to have some quality of life while her PCP was treating her chronic pain. Then Kolodny's PROP death initiative seemed bent on exterminating all chronic pain patients who benefit from opioid analgesic therapy and create a mass hysteria based on the false narrative that prescription painkillers turn everyone into addicts. My wife's PCP was "no longer allowed" to treat her, and PM drs. didn't know how to deal with her complex intractable genetic condition and were reluctant to prescribe her the medication she had already been taking successfully and responsibly for over a decade. She was eventually discharged because somehow the medication she had been using for years was suddenly dangerous. This lead her on a 2 year downward spiral because we could not find another doctor willing to treat her. "Our doctor doesn't prescribe pain medication due to the CDC guidelines" became a familiar trope. She is now bedridden and hopeless. I sincerely hope Kolodny ends up in prison.

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Charlatan

Since Dr. ( use that term loosely) Kolodny has branded himself an expert on pain without any credentials to back up his claim and has dictated policy on the National stage, I am one of the millions of patients who are victims of him. He has cashed in with Suboxone and ruined the lives of patients with his bogus policy on the treatment of pain patients. History will remember him in the same way we remember Him and Mengele.

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Consider Yourself Fore Warned

I seldom provide negative reviews unless I really feel a need to let other patients know what they’re potentially getting into. This guy seems like he’s got some type of personality disorder. He wouldn’t stop talking about himself (and his $$) long enough for me to tell him my situation. It was a waste of time and resources. Save yourself the trouble.

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Klodney does Not care about Anything other than the Money. He "claims" to be a "Specialist", but he is not even a decent mental health Dr. He is No Specialist in any way because he does Not have experience in anything other than his degree which he's Horrible at! If it can make him money he will claim he's a professional or has experience in anything. He makes Profits off Suboxone, that explains a lot of why he's been doing all that other stuff and Lying instead of learning how to do his actual job well.

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5 minutes is not even time enough to hello! Much less state nature of illnesses.

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He actually hates patients

No sympathy no compassion terrible judgment. Would not send my worst enemy to this doctor.

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Droll

He has no compassion, empathy and has complete disregard towards patients who needed an advocate to help us not destroy us

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Dr Death

Kolodny sits on a throne of pain.

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Drug dealer

How does one become an addiction expert ? By pushing addictive drugs like Suboxone ?

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