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Total Comments: 53
very pleased with the care provided
very good experience,very thorough
We had a good visit.
We did not have an appointment and the office was very busy, but we were seen within the hour and the physician got us what we needed.
the staff is always nice and helpful
excellent service provided
We love Dr Bitar. We always have a good experience and feel he is providing the very best care to our children.
Dr. Bitar has handled many concerns for my 3 children and I have ALWAYS felt confident in his care. I trust him. He listens carefully and answers my many questions kindly and thoroughly. I appreciated his evening hours and he has eased my mind for many worrisome health concerns. Even though he is not their primary physician (they are teenage girls, so they prefer a female physician for checkups) he has been there to help us diagnose and manage migraines, skin infections, nut allergies and other situations where I needed a trusted professional in a hurry that could accurately diagnose and treat my children. I would recommend him highly.
The receptionist went out of her way to help get athletic forms that were needed, went online to find them, downloaded and printed them for the doctor. Dr. Bitar was very professional in talking about the sensitive issues that were discussed at the appointment.
Doctor nice but appears to be preoccupied in getting from room to room versus sitting with us and making us top priority at the moment.
Very happy with the doctor....waited an hour to be seen!
I have recommended Dr. Bitar to friends and family already. I have been seeing him for both my boys since both their births. he is wonderful at listening and explaining. we love him!
first time visit and very satisfied
when I was younger I was Dr. Bittar's patient and cried when I was longer eligible to be seen due to my age, and both of my children have seen him since there birth and I can't think of one complaint. The office staff, nurses, and Dr.Bittar are wonderful and that is why I travel 45 minutes one way since I relocated to keep him as my child's PCP. My son is 9 and my daughter is 4 so he has become like family to us!!!!!
Dr Bitar is the Dr who finally explained that allergy medicine like Claritin takes about a week to show a change. That completely changed my child's health a few years ago. no more 'colds'! Other Drs just said to try allergy medicine but with no guidance of how long it would take to show effects.
We were seen sooner than we often are. But we really respect and appreciate Dr Bitar and he always takes the time to explain and discuss things as needed. We purposely make well checks with him. This was a well check for college and my son really did not have any complaints or problems that were being addressed.
we have always been very please with the service we receive with this provider
Thank you so much Dr.Bitar for explaining so good everything for my child health.Thank you so much for being so nice with us.
Dr. Bitar is always kind and he knows his stuff.
Everything went very smoothly
Would not change or suggest a thing. I could not be HAPPIER as to the way Dr. Bitar has taken care of our Boys.
Dr. Bitar is always one of my favorites!
Dr. Bitar was attentive,patient and willing to answer questions and concerns about my child. He was willing to find me a second opiinion for my child.
My appointment time was 730. I arrived at 7:15 which was early- but this was the first time at this location. Dr. O'Hallaron is her usual Pediatrician. The receptionist and nurse were very kind. I was just upset that my daughter was not seen until 8:30. We were in the exam room so long that the lights went off 3 times. my daughter is 8 and was so miserable that she just laid on the exam table and rested her head on my shoulder. The doctor was very nice and diagnosed my daughter with Pnemonia and answered my questions very thoroughly as I was very concerned with her health. She came home from school Friday the 10th throwing up and was sick still Saturday. Sunday started a fever that continued through Tuesday when we came in to see doctor. she did not have a cough or stuffy nose until Tuesday morning. When he said she had pneumonia I was shocked. I was very pleased with the doctor- it just took till 8:30 to see him. Ig seemed like an eternity. We left at 845 but the pharmacy closed at 9 so couldn't get her antibiotic until Wednesday at 9am
the doctor was great
despite having a rash on my child's neck and ears with it traveling into her scalp he never thoroughly checked her scalp leading to a miss diagnosis. Had he checked her scalp he would have seen that my child had lice and we would have been able to treat my child properly. I will not be seeing that doctor again.
Dr. Bitar is a very good Dr. Very Caring.
thank you for the positive experience. bottom line....ear infection.
I can't say enough about Dr. Betar he is a wonderful man and I could not ask for more in a physician he has always taken very good care of me and he cares. Thank you!
Dr. Bitar has been our preferred provider from the time my kids were babies. He is always armed with the latest research, truly listens to parent concerns and addresses them completely.
very pleased with the Dr.
Dr Betar, and nurse stayed after hours to ensure test results were back, and I had the cause of my daughters illness before we left the office.
we were a walk-in sick visit and there was very little wait time.
Entire staff very professional and friendly
Love Dr. Bitar!! the best pediatrian ever!!
he was great! my son was very hyper and he directly talked to him and handled his behavior very appropriately.
Dr. Bitar has been my child's doctor for 6years if he ever moved we would follow...he's very attentive to my child's needs he has always listened to my concerns and addressed them. I go to bed peaceful knowing my sons health and well being are in great hands with Dr. Bitar!
Dr. Bitar is very professional and thorough!
This was the 1st time we have used this practice site and physician because it is closer to our house and now that my son is older he wanted to see a male doctor. I am very happy with the choice I made.
my daughter is severely disabled can't walk or talk. this doctors office knows my daughter and understands her needs they respect us and take care of my daughter very well
Dr. Bitar was so thorough and helpful as he spoke to us. He provided excellent care to my daughter and spent the necessary time to listen and ask questions before making a diagnosis. I am considering asking for him for future visits.
Dr. Bitar was very helpful. explained things fully and was reassuring
he was awful. we were treated rudely and in a condescending manner. we asked for the forms to transfer our records bc we will never return to this office and will let anyone who asks know how awful it was
Our daughter was born with a genetic syndrome. She had a large number of specialists and a lot of health problems. Dr. Bitar has been with us thru it all. Helping us to understand what the specialists were saying and to help us make life better for her in many ways. He has been wonderful. I dont' know what I would have done without the help he has given us over the years.
Dr. Bitar is an excellent physician.
so friendly and competent fast strep culture with no fight from my boy
Dr. Bitar is always compassionate to my child's needs. I appreciate the care he shows for him and talks to him.
Dr. Bitar was very thorough and took time to fully answer my questions that pertained to the current appointment and possible developmental delays as well as questions I had regarding future vaccinations.
Very dissatisfied with this visit. We spent the entire afternoon in the office for a physical and baseline concussion test. We were seen over 1 hour after our appointment was scheduled. No staff member notified us of the delay before we got there or while we were in the office. Delays happen but what should never happen is that the office staff does not notify us of the delay. I would like to understand how this office will correct this issue going forward.
We love Dr. Bitar!
The Dr was great to see and easy to understand and attentive. However our apt was at 4:30 and we did not see the Dr till 5:10.
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