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a fine doctor and person
Self-verified patient of Brian M Sumner - Posted on May 22nd, 2013
So sad to learn of the passing of Dr. Sumner. He was a sharp and detailed Dr. with whom I felt comfortable. My heart felt condolences go out to his family and friends. He will certainly be missed by many .
Self-verified patient of Brian M Sumner - Posted on June 21st, 2011
wait time is the biggest prblem but overall he is a good doctor. Miriam is a pain in the ....... Doris is the best. great customers service and very professional
Good listener, solid clinical skills, great recommendations
Self-verified patient of Brian M Sumner - Posted on May 17th, 2011
I think he's a fantastic doctor. He really listens. He makes smart suggestions and doesn't rush to do testing unless he really thinks you need it. For example, for some joint pain he suggested & discussed exercise (specifically yoga and muscle strengthening exercise) as a first-line of treatment rather than proceeding to an MRI or xray. And his recommendations worked. I appreciate that he did a thorough exam of the affected areas and suggested the most non-invasive treatment FIRST. He's so easy to talk to and can make good referrals. Office is always organized.
Self-verified patient of Brian M Sumner - Posted on January 24th, 2010
Dr.Sumner is my doctor for about 3 years now. He is very professional, but at the same time is caring and listens to me. He is very knowledgeable. I think he is a wonderful doctor and I recommend him.Almost forgot, Miriam his office Manager is great, very efficient and his Medical Assistant, Dora as well.
One of the best doctor in NYC
Self-verified patient of Brian M Sumner - Posted on June 18th, 2009
All comments are completely accurate. Think and look no further if you are looking for a great doctor. He will be mine for years to come, God willing.
Added years to my life
Self-verified patient of Brian M Sumner - Posted on May 26th, 2009
I have a very rare chronic condition that Dr. Sumner diagnosed in my late 20s. That diagnosis, without question, added many years to my life. He is sharp, thorough, and listens better than any doctor I've had (or have!). I cannot recommend him highly enough.
Attentive, knowledgeable doctor with a great bedside manner
Self-verified patient of Brian M Sumner - Posted on February 18th, 2009
It is not enough to have a great bedside manner, a doctor has to have great clinical skills and the ability to explain issues to their patients. Dr. Sumner has all of the above. He gives you clear options and explains why he might recommend something, takes the time to listen to your history (amazing!), and makes intelligent referrals. He even discusses preventive measures. In this day of overly HMO-ized medical care, he takes the time necessary, to do the job. Testing, results, appt scheduling, prescriptions always easy.
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