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About Dr. John Babinecz

Dr. John Babinecz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Paoli, PA. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatrics. Dr. Babinecz is affiliated with Paoli Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Babinecz is Great. Dr. John Babinecz has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John Babinecz is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Wade Townend Pediatrics

255 W Lancaster Ave
Paoli, PA 19301
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Specialties

Dr. John Babinecz has the following 1 specialty

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

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Mom

Doctor B. is the best. Our daughter was just 4 days old when we adopted her. We were told to make an appt. for a well baby checkup at 1 month. Friends of ours gave us Dr. Babinecz's name. As soon as I called the office, explained our situation and asked to make an appointment , Dr. B. got on the phone and said bring her in the next day! He wanted to make sure she was well. And for the next 16 years he made certain she was well. Now my daughter is turning 30, planning her own family, and just hopes and prays Dr. B is not yet retired. He becomes focused on the child; not there to pamper parents. One time I was kept waiting... and I understood when he apologized and said he was with a family that he had to tell them their son had leukemia. Some of these people who are overly sensitive have no idea what issues a pediatrician has to deal with each and every day. God bless you Dr.B.

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STAY AWAY FROM DR. BABINECZ

PLEASE READ: This man has no business being a pediatrician. I think this website requires you to give at least one star but he deserves ZERO stars. He has reduced me to tears twice and I refuse to work with him again. As a new mother of a ten month old infant, I expect to be treated with respect and understanding as I work through overwhelming new experiences as a parent. Not once has he offered me this. He is condescending, abrupt, and extremely rude. When I was afraid my son had hand, foot, and mouth disease, he even went so far as to say to me over the phone "Well I don't want to see him!". I was calling to seek guidance and advice and instead he offered nothing but unprofessional, hurtful commentary. While I do really like the other three physicians, I do not even wish to cross paths with this man ever again so my husband and I are strongly considering switching practices. DO NOT take your child to see this doctor. You will leave in tears or feeling angry, I assure you. Being a new parent is a beautiful, exciting, yet overwhelming experience and we need doctors who will support us and not belittle us. Stay away from Dr. Babinecz!

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The worst pediatrician

Babinecz is the worst pediatrician - avoid him at all costs. His bedside manner is atrocious and medical knowledge is questionable. He's a cranky old man who has no business being a pediatrician.

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Rude, inconsiderate, and probably shouldn't be a pediatrician.

(the gist of it: saw Dr. Babinecz at the Wade-Townend Pediatric Associates center. Will not be going back again.) Dr. Babinecz repeatedly ignored what I was saying about my 6 year old son's heart condition and severe allergies, at one point even giving me the "talk to the hand" gesture--directly at my face--and telling me to go "sit down". First of all, that was incredibly rude. Second of all, completely uncalled for. I wasn't babbling or going on and on unnecessarily--this is our first appointment here, and I wanted to make sure that he was aware of the specific conditions my son has. I wasn't asking for an immediate diagnosis or plan of treatment--I was simply checking to make sure that he knew the symptoms and would be able to keep an eye out for anything unusual. Then, as he was checking my son's heartbeat and breathing, he kept barking at my son, "I said, BREATHE now!" when my son didn't take a deep enough breath or breathed too quickly. No smile to soften his tone, no reassurance. Just a grim scowl and harsh words. My son was extremely uncomfortable and unhappy. Maybe as a doctor in a different specialty he would be alright, but in my honest opinion, someone with such a sour disposition and brusque attitude has no business dealing with children's health, especially if he's going to be rude and condescending towards the parents. Needless to say, we will not be coming back.

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Ok Doc, Bad Bedside Manner

First time meeting Dr. B and I will request to never have him again. Smug, rude, all business, rushed, acted inconvenienced due to his staff's mistake but I felt he took it out on me and my kids. He practically told my other kid to sit down and shut up within a minute of meeting us. So different than the other docs there. They should get rid of him or send him to classes on human interaction.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Babinecz is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Paoli Hospital
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital
  • M L Hospital Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • M L Hospital, Inc Paoli
  • Riddle Memorial Hospital
  • M L Health-Paoli Memorial Hospital
  • Paoli Hospital - On staff since
  • Bryn Mawr Hospital - On staff since
  • Main Line Hospital - Bryn Mawr
  • Paoli Memorial Hospital
  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • The University of Texas Southwestern

    Graduated in 1981

  • Childrens Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John Babinecz accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
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Locations & Directions

Wade Townend Pediatrics, 255 W Lancaster Ave, Paoli, PA

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