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11/10/2015
By: Whitney K.
Rooney Michael J MD
He operated on me deliberately and knowingly without anaesthesia. He ruined my hearing on purpose. When I was only two, he knowingly and deliberately tortured me which destroyed my hearing, my trust in authority figures, as my bird that doctors care about patients. I now have been maimed and am dealing with the PTSD he (among others) caused me without the benefit of treatment as thanks to him I remember doctors are my enemy. I didn't get a high school education thanks to him. (75% of the grade was on your ability to brad notes, an ability I never had thanks to Dr Rooney knowingly and deliberately costing me my hearing. (I have to see and/or feel people talk due to low frequency hearing loss) so now I look at minimum wage jobs as a "step up" compared to my current job. I will never hear my husband talk if he doesn't touch me first, I will never be able to just listen to another person. I will never attend college. I will never trust another medical professional, I cannot even watch television without closed captioning. Doctor Rooney knowingly and deliberately with malice aforethought
12/25/2012
By: davidham
Heysek Randy MD
Dr Heysek was my cancer Dr at Moffitt. Randy Heysek is the best there is.
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