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Total Comments: 118
Elaine was a gem. We absolutely adore her and trust her and where she is guiding us.
Dr Cassidy was AMAZING!
Dr Cassidy is best doctor we got for our daughter, helping her to recover from her illness. She always go beyond to help our daughter. we are lucky to have her as our daughters rhemotologist.
Dr Cassidy and everyone at the hospital is always so helpful.
Dr Cassidy was fabulous. Lots of good information and very thorough.
Dr. Cassidy is so inviting and easy to talk to. She has a genuine concern for my daughter's well being.
excellent care/ personality wonderful.
She is excellent. I would send anyone to her. she is so helpful and easy to talk to.
Out of all the providers that my family has seen, we feel that Dr. Cassidy is a step above. She has a great bedside manner. She is friendly, kind, funny, knowledgeable, and compassionate about helping families and children feel good. We appreciate Dr. Cassidy explaining the medical terms and medications to us. She isn't just a doctor, she is a person who cares.
Dr. Cassidy was excellent and diagnosed my daughters issue right away.
Dr. Cassidy is absolutely wonderful! she always listens to any concerns we have. She truly cares about our child and goes above and beyond to give him the best care possible.
Dr. Cassidy is one of the best doctors I have ever had the pleasure to see.
most attentive doctor I have ever visited
Dr. Cassidy was very thorough during our child's visit. She took her time while getting familiar with our child's medical history as well as during the physical examination. We appreciate her wealth of knowledge and explaining our daughter's medical condition in terms we could understand. Dr. Cassidy also made sure to thoroughly explain the plan of care and pending procedure, all while making us feel comfortable and valuable.
Dr Cassidy's care was top notch, excellent.
Wouldn't change a thing! Dr Cassidy is amazing and my daughter feels so comfortable with her. We also saw a Dr (a fellow) before Dr Cassidy came in. He was so kind and thorough. He was amazing!!!
very good experience
dr. Cassidy is very pleasant and wonderful to talk to.
Dr Cassidy was very informative and kind.
very kind and listened to my child as well as me.
patient & kind & caring. knowledgable & informative
Thank you so much!
Dr. Cassidy is a wonderful Physician and shows alot of care and understanding. Provided us excellent information and a plan forward for treatment.
Dr. Cassidy is one of the best doctors we have ever seen. She never makes the visit feel rushed and spends a considerable amount of time with us. She answers questions thoroughly and with as much detail as need to be understood. She takes the time to explain other options that are available if the current treatment isn't effective. She is very patient and thoughtful. Dr. Cassidy also takes the time to answer questions that are submitted through the patient portal with the same care and attention to detail. Sometimes she will call with an answer if she feels we will benefit from a conversation. I really can't say enough nice things about Dr. Cassidy.
This was the first time we met Dr. Cassidy. She was kind and informative and did a very thorough exam. She was well researched and versed in her specialty.
Dr Cassidy was super. Has a grest repor with kids and adults. Felt like she really took time to understand my daughters history and complaints. She explained things very well and put us at ease.
the provider was very thorough and took her time with us. She did have a medical student meet with us prior to meeting us. she did an excellent job asking us questions related to our doctor's medical history. we were very comfortable with both individuals
Dr. Cassidy is kind, considerate, patient, knowledgeable and compassionate. She's an excellent doctor!
She's been excellent with us and our son.
very pleased with chosing to come to Children's hospital. Dr. Cassidy was very knowledgable and spoke directly with our daughter and listened to her responses.
Dr. Cassidy is awesome! Very caring and very thorough.
Both of the professionals I met with during this appointment were very patient, informative, and professional. They were also the best at knowing about the rare diagnosis of my son, and helped direct me to the correct next steps in his health care.
Dr. Cassidy is excellent and we are fortunate to have found her.
My child and I both trust Dr. Cassidy with her health.
Dr. Cassidy is the best doctor my daughter got, she always takes care of her very well.
Dr Cassidy was very thorough. She took a lot of time to make sure we fully understand our daughters condition. we left feeling very satisfied.
took the time to examine thoroughly and talk to my son...also had a very positive experience with my daughters visit to this provider also.
Dr. Cassidy is *always* prepared, educated, friendly, and great with our daughter. She is the epitome of what any parent hopes for from their child's healthcare practitioner!
Dr. Cassidy is always incredibly responsive and we appreciate the time she takes to listen to our son's history and symptoms.
Dr. Cassidy is truly a blessing to our area and our children. She not only knows her stuff when it comes to the medical side of things, but she knows how to connect with her patients and their families. Dr. Cassidy is easy to talk with and listens to her patients' questions/concerns, which too often does not happen with many providers who think they're the only ones who matter. Thank you Dr. Cassidy for taking the time to make our daughter feel as if she matters!
It was very reassuring to have a doctor that clearly cared very much about my child. Dr. Cassidy was very thorough and explained everything that she was thinking could be related to my child's symptoms. She was very reassuring to my child as well and made sure that she included my child in every conversation. It was a wonderful experience knowing that the doctor cared very much about the well being of my child.
we absolutely love Dr. Cassidy. she's always taken time to talk with us and explain information.
I was so impressed with the intake of the physician as well as the physical exam. I was shocked that the time we were allowed to have to ask questions and get a COMPLETE understanding of what they were looking for and what to expect. I have never had that much time allotted to me for a visit.
Dr. Cassidy always makes us feel that our son's health means just as much to her as it does to us. She is a very caring doctor and takes time with us when we visit.
Dr. Cassidy is the best! She truly cares for our son and is extremely knowledgeable.
We love Dr Cassidy and have recommended her to friends.
dr.cassidy always goes above and beyond in the treatment of my son and his illness. she's very thorough and thoughtful. she always answers any questions I have with concise and good explanations and suggestions. both my son and I love dr.cassidy
Dr Cassidy talked to our child and explained things to her. This was very helpful to our daughter. She liked being included .
dr.cassidy has been so beneficial to our lives & our family's future
it's always a pleasure to see the level of care and personal understanding by the provider and staff.
Dr. Cassidy was the best provider we have ever seen. when no one else would help us and I didn't know what else to do she was able to help us.
dr cassidy is the best!
dr cassidy is the best
My daughter and I were extremely impressed with Dr. Elaine Cassidy! She was kind, compassionate, thorough, knowledgeable and holistic in her assessment and treatment plan. I have full confidence in Dr. Cassidy and would never consider the need for a second opinion or subsequent evaluation. She is great!!!!
Dr. Cassidy was amazing. She explained everything in great detail and really showed that she cared for our son and his diagnosis.
Dr. Cassidy is caring and thorough. She DEFINITELY spends a tremendous amount of time with us and always answers all of my questions. I appreciate the time she takes to be sure that we are on the same page.
Dr. Cassidy is an amazing physician, very attentive and caring.
Dr.Cassidy is amazing. She is so knowledgeable and compassionate. We love her!!
Dr. Cassidy is incredible, and we consider ourselves blessed that she has helped our daughter through this process. So glad to know we're in such great hands!
Dr. Cassidy and all her associates are wonderful!!
Always great to see Dr. Cassidy and Dr. Schutt. My daughter loves them both and it makes it much easier on her and her parents that she looks forward to these visits.
Dr. Cassidy is extremely kind, patient, and thorough. She spends more time with us than any other specialist we've ever seen and wrote down all of the details from my son's last visit with her. She took the time to answer all of my questions and really listened to what I had to say. She is also very good at looking at the whole child, unlike most specialists who seem to compartmentalize the child. My only disappointment is that she did not want to see my son for anymore follow ups, as I find her to be very helpful.
Dr. Cassidy is always very responsive to questions and requests concerning my child's help as well as knowledgeable about my child's health history. My child feels very comfortable during visits with Dr. Cassidy.
The doctor took the time to listen to our concerns and made my daughter feel comfortable. She asked before sharing pictures and other information with the student residents in the room, which I appreciated. She did a nice job of explaining the different health issues and listening to our concerns.
i was really happy with the time spent with us and all the questions we had were answered.
Dr. Cassidy was phenomenal. She listened and put all of the pieces together for Anna's care plan.
this doctor is amazing! she was able to figure out an issue we had been looking for answers for from doctors for over a year.
Dr. Cassidy is an excellent doctor. she is so understanding and great in explaining everything. she truly cares about our child and wants the best for him. We are so thankful for how much she had helped our child.
The physician was excellent and knowledgeable. She answered all of our questions and addressed all of our concerns. This was our first visit/consult and with a provider at Children's Hospital.
PROVIDERS WERE VERY INFORMATIVE AND HELPFUL. WE WERE 12 MINUTES LATE FOR OUR APPT DUE TO AN ACCIDENT AND WE WERE STILL SEEN IN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME. THAT WAS GREATLY APPRECIATED AS WE HAVE OVER A 2 HOUR DRIVE TO COME TO THE FACILITY.
my daughter was very afraid to come to this visit but Dr. Cassidy made it so much fun for her that she did not want to leave. she explained her diagnosis to us in a way we all could understand it. very loving and caring.
Dr. Cassidy was amazing and gave us some very good information. feel glad we were able to get into see her.
Very knowledgeable and compassionate. Definitely pleased.
Very much appreciated the time Dr. Cassidy took to explain all of the possibilities for my son's pain and explicitly stating what we should do going forward if he has any more pain.
Dr. Cassidy and Dr. Schutt were both very good with my daughter and us as parents. They took time to explain everything and we didn't feel like they were in a hurry. It was nice that they were so patient with us considering we drove over 4 hours for the appointment. I left feeling confident I knew and understood everything.
great childrens provider would recommend to anybody
dr. Cassidy was amazing with our daughter. I can't say enough nice things about her - she was so helpful, kind, sweet, caring, knowledgeable, etc. we are very lucky to have had an appointment with her and would recommend her to anyone in need of a pediatric rheumatologist.
My child said, "I'm so glad we found Dr. Cassidy" as we left the office. She is 100% comfortable with Dr. Cassidy, and I am 100% confident that we are receiving the best possible care!
Dr. Cassidy was extremely professional. She listened to everything we had to say/ask, she answered everything in detail, and she was very thorough and informative.
Dr Cassidy is an excellent physician. Answers all of our questions and most importantly, my son and I are very comfortable with her.
I was very pleased with Dr. Cassidy. She was very caring and understanding. Even though most of the issues my son has did not pertain to her, she was able to refer us to someone that can help. She still made sure there was no underlying condition that needed addressed. Even her med student was wonderful with him. I couldn't be happier with the care that was provided.
Dr. Cassidy has been excellent in treating our son. she is very knowledgeable and takes the time to listen to our concerns and emphasizes with what our son is dealing with. She explains everything in terms that are easy to understand. We could not ask for a better doctor, she is great.
The doctor was outstanding. She was very thorough compassionate and knowledgeable. She took enough time to get to know my daughter and ask the appropriate questions and we were very satisfied at the end of our appointment
Elaine A Cassidy is a wonderful provider, we always feel like our son is in good hands whenever we make the trip to see her.
Dr Cassidy cares for my child as if she were get in. We are blessed to have her expertise for our Daughter. She is the reason our Daughter us alive and thriving!
Dr. Cassidy has been a pleasure to work with. She's very knowledgeable and extremely friendly. Never a bad outcome when we see her.
Dr. Cassidy was extremely thorough for our visit. She also called quickly with test results. She went out of her way to accommodate our schedule for these calls. I couldn't be more pleased.
The doctors was so nice she even commented that she was glad that it was no concern that she needed to see her and just the way she worded it and how nice she was to my daughter. Very thankful for that.
Dr Cassidy was extremely thorough with her exam. she respected my child as well as me by asking questions to both child and parent and listening. I would highly recommend her.
Always a pleasure to see Dr. Cassidy. My daughter likes her a lot.
Dr. Cassidy is amazing, as always!! We love coming to see her.
Dr. Cassidy is wonderful and we would never want to see anyone else. She is very thorough and listens to us. My daughter feels very comfortable with her.
Dr. Cassidy was vet thurough, kind, and welcoming. we did not feel like she was rushing at all.
Dr. Cassidy is wonderful. Very thorough and personable. She took all the time needed to get a full understanding of our daughter's condition, including performing her own examination. She explained everything in understandable terms, and offered solid guidance.
Her doctor was very attentive to all her needs
Excellent provider. She is very thorough and spent a long time in the room with us. I would highly recommend her.
Dr. Cassidy has been a blessing to myself and my family. After 3 specialists it was only Dr. Cassidy who was able to diagnose my condition. She has been my provided now for more then 5 years and as I have grown and matured she has always made herself available to answer any questions and address any concerns I have and has been extremely helpful and efficient when completing needed documentation and paper work for a variety of my needs and services.
Dr. Cassidy was excellent and had a great personality. She put myself, my husband and our son at ease. I feel she definitely will help in finding out what is going on with our sons help. Very thankful that she is our son's doctor!
It was a good experience all the way around. Dr. Cassidy listened to everything we had to say, knew her medical history, and was able to finally provide us with an answer as to what is going on with her health.
none to report but i do feel that if i graduated school or college has nothing to do with my childs care from a dr. that question should not be on there of when or if you graduated from school. it doesnt apply to the childs care and has nothing to do with it
Dr. Cassidy is an amazing and caring doctor. I trust her thoughts and concerns and always feel as though she has my son's best interest as a priority.
Always a pleasure to see Drs. Cassidy and Tasan. They answer all questions and are very helpful with information about my daughter's care.
Dr. spent time listening to condition and asked a lot of questions to help determine what is causing the pain. She was a very good listener and asked a lot of questions to help narrow things down.
Dr. Cassidy is an exceptional Dr. She is warm, compassionate, knowledgeable, and explains everything in a manner to my child that empowers my child to be able to handle her health issues confidently. She has provided my Husband and myself with the support we need in order to assist our child in a positive recovery path. We feel very fortunate to have her in charge of our Daughter's healthcare.
Dr. Cassidy spoke to my daughter in a way that was easy for her to understand. She helped her to hopefully understand what the future held. Dr. Cassidy assured her that if something didn't work that there were other options out there to help her. This was truly the first appointment my daughter and I both left feeling confident in knowing what we were dealing with and what we were up against.
Dr Cassidy is always very attentive and listens to me and my child. She makes him comfortable enough for him to openly communicate with her about his pain including his concerns and questions, for a 16 year old male that is an accomplishment all in its own. Dr. Cassidy is never in a hurry, and we appreciate that. My son said when we left the office, "I really like her". She is an excellent Doctor and we feel blessed that we found her.
we love Dr. Cassidy. My daughter looks forward to visits with her! She is always very caring, attentive, and informative.
After 3 years of looking for an answer for my daughter, we left with tons of information and an actual diagnosis. We are very appreciative of Dr. Cassidy, she made us feel not crazy as many other doctors have prior to us visiting her. She was very informative and actually gave us paperwork on my daughter's issue so we could better understand. She answered all of our questions and concerns, she talked to my daughter at her age level, my daughter actually talked to her which is a huge plus with us as she rarely tells new doctors her pain issue, my daughter was that comfortable with her which made things alot easier for us, and Dr. Cassidy was simply amazing. I cannot seem to say enough good things about her... thank you Dr. Cassidy for finally giving us the answer to my daughter's pain issue... it's been a long hard 3 years.
We were more than pleased with the overall experience with Dr. Cassidy. she answered all of our questions and then asked our 10 year old if he had any questions as well. While maybe a small gesture, it spoke volumes to us as he is old enough to have concerns and understands what is happening to him. We all felt relief after meeting with her.
Dr Cassidy has been excellent in communicating with me.
For our first visit, we were very pleased. Clean facility, very kind people.
Dr Cassidy is the best!
Dr Cassidy is the best Dr around, she sends personal message on test results and overall information needed.
The nurse/assistant was quiet and didn't say much. Dr. Cassidy spent a lot of time with us and really listened to my son's history.
She was the most knowledgeable doctor we have seen about this problem.
The physicians we saw were very helpful and kind. they were good listeners and I truly feel like we are on a team taking care of my son. thank you.
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