02/20/2013
By: calotras
Valley Healthcare System Inc
I love my doc but getting to her is like pulling teeth! These folks never answer the phone, I wonder why they let it ring so many times. Go ahead and transfer me to the machine, I'm headed there anyway! And they are nowhere near the best in returning your calls either. Basically this place sucks until the moment the my doc enters the room with me. There is also a dental clinic and they are a little better at the phone but not much and a mental health side that thankfully I've never had a need to contact.
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03/15/2015
By: Eric M.
Blackman Road Family Care
I really liked Dr Patel. She was thorough and friendly. They gave me some shots after diagnosing me. Very few docs will give you a shot in their office due to profitably. She prescribed me good medications and I already feel better after just half a day. I will return for any urgent care needs.
08/03/2013
By: carol.johnson.5680
Relief Institute of Columbus
Love this place I lost 7 pounds in the first week on the weight loss program
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