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Self-verified patient of Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on December 31st, 2017
Dr. Pochatcko is an excellent Dr. And a great surgeon. I had two surgeries and recouperated very well. Took a while because of the extensive repair needed. I walked for years in pain but after recovery, which took a little longer than I would have liked, I could finally walk. I highly recommend him!! The only problem I have is trying to get calls returned in a timely matter. Especially when I need paperwork.
Doesn't care about recovery
Self-verified patient of Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on June 8th, 2017
Had foot and ankle surgery and it wound up being much more invasive than what was planned. I guess this happens and that is fine. What is the worst is complete and udder lack of care about a patients healing or concerns. He basically does his surgery and he could care less. PT was far more helpful in my recovery than him. He's insulting, condescending and the worst excuse of a professional doctor I have EVER encountered.
Self-verified patient of Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on May 11th, 2016
Dr P is one the nicest, most competent doctors I have ever treated with. Another doctor botched my first ankle fusion & he competently did further surgery fixing it. I don't know what these others are talking about. I have recommended him to others & they are also happy with the results.
the worst ever
A patient who verified they visited Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on September 26th, 2014
Dr pochatko was the worst Dr. I have ever seen very RUDE!!!!!!!! Very fast to tell you nasty comments. I will never go back!!! The staff was also bad! His bedside manners sucked!!!!!!!!!!! Stay away
Very good experience
A patient who verified they visited Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on March 31st, 2014
I don't know what these other reviews are talking about. I had my second appointment with Dr. Pochatko recently and I had not one problem with my experience at his office or with his demeanor. Happy with my appointments and overall treatment with him and his staff.
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on January 30th, 2014
Dr. Pochatko gave me a new lease on life. I had so damaged my ankle that whenever I walked a lot, I would spend two days after with a swollen ankle. He did surgery on my ankle to tighten up the ligaments and tendons and to clean out scar tissue. Its like I have a new ankle. He did a wonderful job of reconstructing the ankle. I would totally recommend him. He was very nice to me and explained everything in detail, even the recovery, so that I would understand how long the recovery would take. He was always patient, never in a rush and I have total confidence in him. His staff was nice to me as well. I would highly recommend him. Thanks Dr. Pochatko for helping me to walk well again.
Rude & Condescending
A patient who verified they visited Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on November 21st, 2013
I should have read the reviews first!!I have never in my life been treated so rudely and condescendingly by a doctor. I went him and spent 10 minutes being berated and interrogated as to why I had the previous treatment that I had. I am still angry with myself for not addressing his behavior directly with him, but I was so taken by surprise. I will certainly not return to him nor recommend him to anyone I know.
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on May 30th, 2013
was not certain ,got angry for no reason ,ruuuuuuuude ,awful.. not recommended.lost another patient.
A patient who verified they visited Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on May 19th, 2013
I was unfortunate to have been treated for a broken foot by his PE, Jessica Parrazo and the Dr.'himself.. They performed unnecessary treatment (hard cast) causing me complications. Look elsewhere.
A patient who verified they visited Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on March 17th, 2013
Worst dr ever!
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on July 18th, 2012
Rude, arrogant,nasty condescending and just right mean best describes this dr. I heard how horrible he was but could not believe a dr would be allowed to be so awful, so foolishly made an appointment to see him. BIG MISTAKE!! He was worse than others warned me about! He should have his license revoked!
Told me it was in my head
A patient who verified they visited Dr. David J Pochatko - Posted on March 21st, 2012
I am not one to normally review on these sites, but after seeing numerous not so good reviews, I wanted to give my two cents. My last appointment I was told that the pain I was feeling was all in my head....after all, I just cut and hid your nerve, how can you still be experiencing pain? He blamed me for my first failed surgery because I did not do my research (yes, I had a second opinion) and seek the BEST Orthopedic Food and Ankle Specialist around. Yea, right.....all in my head? How does one make their ankle turn purple and swell to double the size? STAY AWAY!
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