My ortho doctor sent me a card!

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by DammitJanet, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    He sent me a card in the mail that was obviously handwritten by him (I have seen his handwriting) and it said:

    Dear Janet,
    I hope your knees and back are feeling better. We care about you!
    Your Friend, Dr. David A. :)

    Isnt that just the cutest and nicest thing to do?
     
  2. buddy

    buddy New Member

    awww that is really sweet. Nice not just to be patient # ________. Really good guy.
     
  3. klmno

    klmno Active Member

    Well you need to make him some cookies or something for Christmas!!!
     
  4. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I was amazed. I was there at 1pm Tuesday and it came in todays mail! That is some fast turnaround.
     
  5. HaoZi

    HaoZi Guest

    Very sweet of him. Did you get a chance to talk to him about alternatives to knee replacement?
     
  6. tiredmommy

    tiredmommy Site Moderator

  7. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    That really is sweet! My ortho is very easy on the eyes but not warm and fuzzy-I'm surprised he even remembers my face, being the knee man he is, lol.

    You must have made an impression on him, a personal note! Wow
     
  8. Mattsmom277

    Mattsmom277 Active Member

    Wow Janet! You have a winner in that doctor for sure!

    Can you clone him in various specialties please?
     
  9. InsaneCdn

    InsaneCdn Well-Known Member

    Janet, my take is that you made a real impression on him, by going in their with your ducks lined up... that upright MRI info, where he didn't even know where they were and you did? Some docs would be really upset about being upstaged... looks like YOURS is not that way, but instead glad he's got a patient who does part of his work for him!
     
  10. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I dont think that is it. Dr A is just that kinda guy. He has a huge practice around here but he takes the time to come into every exam room and personally see every patient before they leave even if it is only for a moment. Of course, that is unless he is in surgery that day. He must have 6 or 7 other doctors working under him but it is his practice. They have coffee, cookies and juice in the waiting room to keep people occupied, along with two LCD tvs. Every exam room has a tv along with the remote so you can watch what you want.

    One would think this doctor would think this would be a doctor who wouldnt take medicaid patients but he does and doesnt treat them a bit different than he does people with the highest incomes around and the best insurance you can buy.
     
  11. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    Very nice! I hope you have good knee results soon!

    Hearts and Roses, lol!
     
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