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Self-verified patient of Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on November 27th, 2014
This was absolutely the worst doctor I have ever seen. He asked me a couple questions and gave me a lecture on how to treat w/o medication. He didn't give me a chance to explain exactly what had prompted my visit and proceeded to walk out the door. When I told him I had other concerns, he came back in and sniped, "well we should have started with that in the first place." He was rude, insensitive and didn't even know my name. He doesn't deserve one star.
The WORST Dr. I have EVER SEEN
Self-verified patient of Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on June 5th, 2014
OMG what a horrible experience- PLEASE don't see this guy. He refused to let me explain what the issue was, hardly examined me at all. My primary Dr. was out of town so I was stuck with him. He told me NOTHING, gave me NOTHING to help with the horrible pain I am in and told me to follow up with my primary who I cannot get in with for a few weeks!!! So it was a total waste of my copay and a total waste of my time! So now I sit still in agony waiting for the day I can get in to see my primary doctor who no surprise is SUPER booked up- he is the only good dr. in this place. Think I will be going elsewhere.
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on June 11th, 2013
Due to my regular dr being unavailable I have had to see Dr Hennelly twice both times have been horrendous. My most recent visit I waited 20 minutes past my appt time even though there were no other cars in the parking lot. When he did come in I had a return to work form which he was not happy about and actually groaned. He basically said he didn't know what it was that I wanted from him. As I was checking out a gentleman was walking out and was verbally unhappy with the care received by Dr Hennelly. I won't be back.
Best at Diagnosing difficult issues, Wants relationship with patient
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on April 2nd, 2013
If you have a health issue that no other soctor has helped you with, see Dr. Hennelly. He is a third generation family doctor. I had lots of health problems when I showed up on his door step that three previous doctors didnt help. He methodically went through my symptoms to work through what was going on. He sent me for a sleep study based in symptoms. Sure enough! I had sleep apnea and began treatment. It changed/saved my life with young children. I had become deconditioned and in pain. He sent me for physical therapy which really helped. I was disappointed that he insisted a psychiatrist prescribe my anti-depressants. He isn't perfect, but I will take him over the other doctors that didnt even read my symptom list or were dismissive of my issues!
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on August 31st, 2012
I'm a very health individual but i do have some nagging injuries from my many year of competitive sports. I've only seen the Dr 3 times. the first for a general physical which he made me come back in to give me the results. I had to pay another co-pay of $25 just to hear him say I am perfectly healthy. He refused to give me the results over the phone or mail. the next time was for a toe and foot problem from running. He referred me to a podiatrist. I also ask him about some lg spider veins. He gave me another referral. I met with the specialists and was treated. The next time I went in for elbow pain. He told me I was wasting his time and to fine another primary care doctor and that I should be going to the ER or urgent care. He was upset that I didn't come back in to give him an update on what the specialist did. I told him why would i make another appointment with him and have to pay another $25 co-pay. It's my understanding that once you refer me to a specialist my time with you for that particular case is over and the specialist take over otherwise don't refer me to another doctor or request a copy of my records be sent to you from the specialist. I told him the only time I would come in was if i was feeling sick or injured. He then told me to find another doctor. or go to urgent care and pay a higher co-pay. I saw him 3 time over a 3 year period. The first time i saw him I waited 50 minutes. I left the examining room to find someone thinking they must have forgotten about me. the doctor told me he was with a sick patient. I told him that was fine but he could have at least had the nurse or receptionist come back and tell me they were running 40-50 minutes behind and given me the option to continue waiting or rescheduling. They acted like they didn't care. Our health care system has really gone down the toilet.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on January 4th, 2012
He declared I had a bacterial infection in my lungs, but chose to treat me for allergies. I'm supposed to come back in 2 days if no improvement...RIDICULOUS! He didn't listen when I spoke about how I felt .
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A patient who verified they visited Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on December 13th, 2011
Very negative experience with this doctor. He does not know how to effectively operate within the existing healthcare system and takes out his frustrations on his patients.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on September 30th, 2011
If I could give Dr. Hennelly less than 1 star for bedside manner and spending enough time with me, I would. His nursing assistant (checks weight, vitals) is one of the rudest medical "professionals" I have ever encountered. Dr. Hennelly is arrogant, closed-minded, spent less than 2 minutes examining me at my last visit, walked out the door as I was asking a question about my medication and told me to save it for my follow up visit. Also, he likes to schedule multiple followup visits for your issues...in what feels like an attempt to generate more business for the practice. With my last issue, he was thorough in trying to diagnose, but it was expensive and time consuming (copays for followups, time off work, time spent in pain while he was "diagnosing"). Overall I would not recommend Dr.Hennelly unless you have NO other options. I have been trying in vain to find another primary care provider who is taking new patients.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on September 30th, 2011
Self-verified patient of Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on September 2nd, 2011
Would really like him to pay attention. Seems like he is so eager to get out the door and onto his next patient that you really don't feel heard.
Waste of time and money
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on July 13th, 2011
Comes across as friendly and interested ESP on your first visit but spends five minutes with you on subsequent apps and double books! Heard him going into patient in next cubicle at my allotted time slot then moving between us constantly. Won't take or respond to ph calls, leaves it up to patient to do the medical detective work and then only does the paperwork u request, doesn't look into anything or try determine what your health issue is... but VERY quick to ask u to keep coming back for unnecessary apps every few wks during which he again does nothing!!! Extremely unfriendly nurse leaves u waiting and as earlier review mentions, just forgets about you. Will NEVER waste my time there again!!
Means well - but doesn't listen
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Michael Hennelly - Posted on April 29th, 2011
He means well, but at times gives you the impression he either isn't listening to you or simply does not believe you. In particular, I had some difficulty getting a prescription filled. The pharmacy insisted I did not have any refills left; Dr. Hennelly and his office insisted I did. Mistakes happen, but they refused to call the pharmacy to attempt resolve the situation. Instead had a condescending attitude like I was trying to put one over on them. Again - means well; but doesn't listen.
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