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Dr. Donald M Brandon has the following 1 specialty
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
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Dr. Don is a rare find. What's more incredible is that he's still seeing new patients - how is it a guy this good has time to see someone new? He isn't the kind of doctor who has the nurse do all the work and then comes in for five minutes and leaves. He likes to spend time with his patients. Sometimes this means you have to wait for a few minutes - because he does have other patients and he treats them all so well - usually it doesn't though because he makes time for everyone. This guy cares though. And he's hilarious; he has so many interests that we always have something new to talk about in addition to my conditions... and I know his other patients say the same. The reviewer who says he's "past his prime" clearly has the wrong doctor because Dr. Don is young, energetic, extremely well-trained, great bed-side manner, and as good as it gets. Go see him!
I've never had such a bad experience with a doctor before. I recently went to see Dr. Brandon due to a recent allergic outbreak. This was my third visit, due to the experience I've had, it will be my last visit.1. During my first visit I sat in his office where he pried into my personal life and became upset when I refused to reveal anything about my religious beliefs, my girlfriends religious beliefs or her parents religious beliefs. I sat in his office for well over an hour. 2. I went back for a follow up visit and Dr. Brandon became very upset when I questioned his methods after he asked me, "DOES YOUR GIRLFRIEND LOVE YOU?". He repeated the question without explanation when I simply asked him, "What does this have to do with my allergies?". He repeatedly asked me, "Does your girlfriend love you?". The only reason I didn't get up and leave right there was because of how bad I needed medication for my asthma. He then proceeded to ask me where and when I met my girlfriend. I replied it was private information.Later during my visit while I was with a nurse, Dr. Brandon came up to me and said, "Happiness is everything", and then walked into his office. He came back from his office 5 minutes later while I was getting a shot and said, "SOMETIMES PEOPLE SCRATCH THEMSELVES BECAUSE THEY WANT TO MAKE THEMSELVES UNATTRACTIVE TO THEIR GIRLFRIENDS...BECAUSE THEY DON"T LOVE THEM."I replied, "I have asthma because of my allergies to dust mites." 3. He sent me a confusing letter, summing up my visit two weeks later. He mentioned the wrong medications and still included his unsolicited opinions about my personal life. 4. His staff is unprofessional. One nurse was walking around handing out popcorn to the other nurses while I was getting a shot. Completely unsanitary.5. Dr. Brandon gives you an unwanted opinion about personal information which isn't relevant at all to my health.6. I asked for some information about my condition and was given a print out from some website. Dr. Brandon is past his prime and shouldn't be practicing medicine. I've never had such a ridiculous experience with a doctor before.
This doctor practices Medicine the way it is supposed to be. He can do just about anything in his office. No need to run around to different locations for X-Ray. blood, etc. He always gives me the time I need, even when he's running behind. Excellent bedside manner and compassionate care. This guy needs to be the one to reform the healthcare system, not Washington!
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
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Locations & DirectionsDonald Milan Brandon Md, 4180 Ruffin Rd, San Diego, CA
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