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Dr. Donald L Griner has the following 1 specialty
- Family Medicine
A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.
Dr. Donald L Griner has the following 6 expertise
- Family Planning
- Weight Loss
Dr. Donald L Griner has 0 board certified specialties
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I have been going to this office for a long time (years) and have always received excellent care no matter who I see. Dr. Griner doesn't sound at all like that person saying all those bad things. He always take time when I'm there all the staff takes the time. I would refer him to anyone who need a great family doctor.
I was a new patient and had the oddest experience I have ever had at a doctors office. After telling a very rude nurse why I was there the doctor came in and asked over and over why I was there. He would ask (I had what seemed like a sinus infection) he would ask a symptom and type into the computer and then ask again. Over and over. Then he talked about an inhaler, left the room for what I assumed maybe getting a prescription or a sample and never came back. I finally came out and the nurse laughed and said he must have forgotten I was in there and that she would send him back in. Another hour later he never returned. I came out and she said, "He still didn't come in, I told him twice." He had went to lunch! I left angry and went to a nearby urgent care. Then found he billed my insurance company for an expanded visit. I called the Office Manager who argued. I told her that I wanted my copay back which I paid in cash and had a receipt for. She told me she would look into it. Despite having a receipt she told me she didn't have any cash for that day. I told her I would be there at 330pm with my receipt to show her. Their hours say they close at 4pm on the door. When I got there the doors were locked. She is now looking into it. I cant warn anyone enough not to go here. I have never experienced something like this.
Title says it all. I have been going to Paragon Med for over 9 years. I originally began seeing another doctor who left Paragon Medical. In the last 6 years I have only seen Dr. Griner four (4) times. Although he is likable and personable he never remembers why I am there or why I was there before. It sees as though he does not check or read charts until after he is in the room. On my last visit I gave him information on my symptoms to which he said he knew nothing about had no knowledge of,etc.... He wrote yet another prescription and another referral. I left specimen and have had no response from him in over 10 days. His office has no record of my calls and has my last visit recorded with his Nurse NOT with him. Unprofessional, unresponsive, dismissive. HE IS A PRESCRIBER NOT A PROVIDER!!!
I will never go here again. I was a new patient and 2 appointments were cancelled due to the doctors being out. When I finally saw the older doctor he just seemed off. He forgot what I was telling him as I was telling him. He said I had a virus and I knew better so I went straight from his office to the Urgent Care next door. I had a chest XRay and was diagnosed with pneumonia and given antibiotics. I went back to the office to ask for my copay back and the manager wouldn't refund my copay. I have filed a claim with the Medical Board. Beware of this office.
Patients' Choice Award (2011)
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.
Dr. Griner is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
36 Years Experience
Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated in 1982
David Grant Usaf Medical Center
Dr. Donald L Griner accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
- BCBS AZ Alliance Network
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Health Net AZ HMO ExcelCare Network
- Health Net AZ PPO HSA
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsParagon Medical Associates, 3048 E Baseline Rd Ste 109, Mesa, AZ
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