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Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Total Comments: 37
always a great experience with our provider
they are always attentive and listen to what I am saying about my child they care about the patients I highly recommend Dr. Hefner to other people. he is the only doctor I will see in Grove city for my son
He is straight and to the point. If I had a concern, he would take it seriously but as long as everything is peachy then he's in and out. No nonsense and I'm okay with that.
I believe Dr. Hefner is knowledgeable, however I am always afraid to ask questions and when I do, he makes me feel inferior and as if I am bothering him. He has too many patients, that he does not spend the necessary time with them as he should. His bedside manner really disappoints me.
Always professional and caring. Very open and honest and genuinely cares for my child's well being. Quick to answer any questions I may have either by phone or email.
I felt a bit brushed off this visit. I spoke of my concerns with the med student prior to seeing Dr Hefner and the one thing I was mainly concerned about wasn't addressed when the Dr came in to see us. Before I had a chance to bring it up he was standing and walking out of the office. I've always loved this office and will continue to come but I did feel slighted a bit this time around.
I trust dr. hefner but feel he is a little too quick with our visits.
Dr. Hefner is very personable, down to earth and extremely knowledgeable. He always has great suggestions for the children.
Dr. Hefner and his staff have been the care providers for all of my children for over 13 years. We are always able to see the doctor in a reasonable time. The staff (receptionists, billing staff, nurses, and nurse practitioners) are incredible. Dr. Hefner has continued to bless us with his knowledge and patience during treatment.
I felt a little rushes during our visit. we only come in about once a year and I don't feel like we got enough of the doctors time when we were there
Dr. Hefner is wonderful. He sees both of my children and they like him as well. They are not afraid to go to the doctor. He is very kind, knowledgeable, and understanding.
Dr. Hefner has always been a helpful, responsible, and professional doctor for my children. we have gone to him for many years and will continue to see him until the children are adults
Dr. Hefner is a thorough, caring pediatrician. We have used him for many years.
Always friendly, knowledgeable and efficient staff. never have to wait for your appt. Always received excellent care with Dr Hefner, nurses and receptionists.
Dr. Hefner is such a wonderful doctor. He takes time to listen to parent's concerns and is very cautious when making decisions for patients.
I can't say enough good things about this office and staff. Dr. Hefner is a fantastic provider who is quick to address any concerns I have right away. He knows my sons very well and listens to you when you say something isn't right. I recommend him to all my friends and family with children.
Dr. Hefner always takes the time to care for our children in the best possible way. We always leave completely satisfied with our care. He has an amazing staff!
Dr. Hefner goes above and beyond for his "kids." He is an excellent provider and has top notch staff. HIGHLY recommend him.
Dr. Hefner is an amazing pediatrician. He and his staff are extremely professional, and compassionate people.
always a pleasant and knowledgeable visit
Dr. Hefner has been my children's doctor since they were born. He has always been attentive and knowledgeable.
we have always been pleased
Visit was short. I wasn't asked about her meeting developmental milestones at this appointment (9 months) as I had been in the past.
He is great doctor!!!
My child's provider is an amazing and very knowledgeable doctor.
Our provider is excellent.
The office is always quick to take you back to a room and we were in and out within 15 minutes of arriving.
I feel Dr Hefner is the best ped. in the US. especially for my kiddos, one healthy and one adhd dyslexia.
Dr. Hefner is always great. He shows respect for my feelings, intuition and opinions regarding my son's health.
Dr. Hefner is knowledgeable, personable, and patient.
I loved how good the doctor was, explained everything, listened to the questions and answered them, was fast in seeing my son, and was an overall good experience to have Dr. Hefner as the doctor.
excellent service always
I have a great deal of respect for Dr. Hefner and the way that he works with patients and parents. I think he is very attentive, well informed, up-to-date on medical information, and very easy to talk with about issues/concerns. My son has some on-going lung/breathing issues especially when he gets another minor illness. For this visit, Dr. Hefner took extra time to listen to his lungs and did more than the standard breath in and breath out. With these extra few moments he took, I feel like he was able to give a better diagnosis and treatment than we have seen with other health professionals in the same office and the connected urgent care. I was so glad that we were able to fit into his schedule just after Thanksgiving!
provider and staff are nice.
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Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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