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Patient Reviews

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  • Dissatisfied
  • Highly Dissatisfied
  • Wait Time 12.5 minutes
  • Easy Appointments
  • Promptness
  • Friendly Staff
  • Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
  • Spends Time With Patients
  • Appropriate Followup

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1.0 January 24th, 2013
Surgery performed was not as agreed upon
Wait time
15 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
Spends Time with Patients
"Obviously not or I would have know he was thinking of changing his mind on what he was going to do. "
Appropriate Follow-up
"He was not friendly in this visit and not caring. I was in much pain and felt brushed off by him."

Positive Comments

Nothing positive about this experience.

Negative Comments

I was to have a full bilateral mastectomy and discovered after surgery that Dr. Babel decided to do a nipple conserving mastectomy. Upon awaking and finding this out I was devastated. This was my 2nd bought with breast cancer and I wanted breasts completely removed to be as assured as possible that I would not face it again. I saw dr. the day before surgery. My husband did ask about the possibility of the nipple conserving survey but I said no to this. I cannot recommend a dr who makes such a huge decision w/o conferring with patient first. My plastic surgeon, who came into surgery to begin reconstruction, was also shocked when he saw what Dr Babel had done and thought at that moment that I must have made a last minute decision to change my surgery option. My husband, daughter, and daughter in law where also all shocked when Dr Babel came out and told them. I was left in more pain and much more healing to deal with because of him. Even after 2 more reconstructive surges I am scared because of his cutting so close to surface skin and this cannot be repaired.

General Comments

I cannot recommend this surgeon. In my follow-up appointment he was not caring about my dissatisfaction. I didn't know until the day before my surgery that he was not happy with my choice of plastic surgeons. I did not feel comfortable with the dr he recommended so I choose someone that was highly recommended for 3 of my family and friends. I discovered he and my plastic surgeon do not get along. I have to wonder if he did this to me to get back at me and my other doctor. This was all so traumatic. I may have sued but 3 weeks after this surgery we had a house fire. With that my energy and state of being was not in the realm of a fight.
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5.0 November 18th, 2016
Very professional. Wants to make sure you understand and that everything is done the best way possible for the patient (and the family).
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5.0 March 23rd, 2015
I had a wonderful experience with Dr Babel. He was professional and took the time to explain everything. He has a wonderful bedside manner. The surgery went very well and was actually ahead of schedule. I highly recommend this surgeon.
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