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MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Washington University School of Medicine St Louis, MO
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Cincinnati, OH
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMCUPMC Children's Surgery Centers
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Total Comments: 45
Dr. Rudolph was wonderful with my son! He spent over an hour with us and even drew pictures of my son's heart and hiatal hernia. Very attentive, professional, knowledgeable, personable. We are very satisfied with the care my son has received from Dr. Rudolph. We confident that he has my son's best interest for his health. Dr. Rudolph presented and explained four options for treatment for my son's condition and symptoms. We agreed on the least restrictive/invasive option. Previous medication is being reintroduced and will eventually replace the current medication my son is taking. I will track this and the effectiveness for one month, then add medication to the morning routine, eliminating the current medication.
Dr. Rudolph is always genuinely concerned for my health and well-being.
love Dr. Rudolf
Doctor Rudolph was awesome. He took time to really understand the concerns with our daughter. I liked that he talked to her and made her laugh, etc. He also seemed to want to understand what my husband and I wanted to do (try medicine, do tests). I really liked him and would recommend him highly. My only concern is the amount of time it took to get on an appointment. called in January and got an April appointment but it must be because he is so good.
We waited a long time for this specialist, but I think it was probably worth the wait. I know that my child likely has a condition that won't turn around right away, and this is frustrating. I think that the staff was very sensitive to my questions about his pain, but I don't think that the strategies are effective enough. I wish we knew more about pain and pain management.
The records were sent but not everything they should have gotten, so I filled in the gaps. Dr Rudolph filled in by saying my daughter is complex let's start with the basics and form a foundation. Best news I have heard in 10 years!
Dr. Rudolph gives thorough explanation without too much medical terminology, with reasoning behind inquires. We did not wait, he had reviewed our records BEFORE entering the room.
Dr Rudolph was a very very nice doctor that made my daughter feel at ease! He even made her laugh( she was nervous for this appt). Thank you for being a great doctor!
Dr. Rudolph was amazing.
I was very pleased with the time Dr. Rudolph took in explaining my son's condition.
long wait time (60 minutes after scheduled appt time) but spent adequate time with my child and I, did not rush
Dr Rudolph is an excellent GI and takes the time needed with each of his patients. I have recommended him to many other parents .
Dr. Rudolf has always been a person, to which you feel comfortable, discussing any medical concerns. If I'm uncertain about something, he's approachable, has a good presence, & explains the concern. He seems to have a good way of communicating, things; even if the topic may seem uncomfortable, yet to where you feel comfortable enough to discuss with him.
Dr Rudolph is awesome. He respects his kids and their parents. He listens. He explains. He is mostly up-to-date with information and is up-to-date on research in his particular field. We love and respect him, and he's not afraid of my autistic child (who is as big as a large man).
Dr Rudolph was excellent. He listened carefully to our concerns, asking questions to clarify when needed, and was very thorough in his examination. My 14 year old son felt at ease through out our visit. Dr Rudolph took the time to explain lab work we received from our PCP - I felt he did so much better than out PCP, and I really appreciated his time and expertise.
This was a productive visit - the provider was great!
it was a pleasant visit
the provider was wonderful. explained things well and thoroughly and made me feel that my concerns regarding my daughter were important
Very caring Dr. He took the time to listen and explained things well. Also very thoughtful of our feelings, I would recommend him to friends and family. Was actually hoping I can get him for my other son as well.
Dr. Rudolph provides excellent care for my son and takes the time to both listen to our concerns and explain the treatment plan.
Dr Rudolph always shows a lot of compassion and the way he communicates and forms a relationship with the child is outstanding.
Dr Rudolph is the best GI doctor hes very casting and listens to all your thoughts and concerns
Dr. Rudolph and his office were great.
excellent clinic visit
Dr. Rudolph is an exceptional doctor who helped to save our son's life several years ago. He is experienced, knowledgable and compassionate. He truly cares for his patients and we are so grateful that we met him and that he continues to care for our son.
The staff and Dr. Rudolph was great! He spent so much time with my husband, my son and me and was patient with our questions and thorough with his answers! He showed concern for our son and for our questions!!
Dr. Rudolph was very good with my son,joking with him to make him feel more comfortable.
This provider has a wonderful bedside manner. My daughter feels very comfortable seeing him.
Highly recommend Dr. Rudolph. His medical knowledge and the way he speaks to my child and myself is outstanding. He always listens and works with us to meet all the needs for my child's health.
Dr. Rudolph is an excellent, caring doctor. He listens carefully to input from the kid and family, then draws his conclusion. Dr. Rudolph is easy to talk to and fully explains everything.
Dr. Rudolph is a second to none healthcare provider. my son has a complex history dr. Rudolph and his staff are caring and compassionate and therefore it is without question that we would recommend Dr. Reid off to anyone needing his services.
My child was at ease with the whole visit and felt good about how she was treated and talked to.
Dr. Rudolph is the best physician! Dr. Rudolph and his team are always doing a great job with my child.
Dr. Rudolph is excellent at listening and trying to find a solution for your childs problem. He does not just ignore your child's needs. He is a rare find and we appreciate his caring extra efforts!
Doctor seemed well prepared and friendly.
Dr. Rudolph is excellent and shows great care and compassion in communicating with my son.
Would highly recommend Dr. Rudolph to anyone I know needing assistance in gastroenterology.
Dr. Rudolph was outstanding with his care, concern, and most of all approach with my child. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing his speciality.
Dr. Rudolph is a wonderful provider, who respects parental input and genuinely makes my husband and I feel like valued members of our child's care team. Thank you!
Dr. Rudolph is so nice and easy to talk to. We have recommended him to other parents. We love coming to see him!
Our visits to Children's Hospital is always a good one. Whether we are just there for an appointment with Dr. Rudolph or we are having labs drawn or having an MRI completed we are always treated nicely by everyone we come in contact with. Thanks for everything you all do!
I have 2 children with GI issues. Dr. Rudolph has always had an excellent, age-appropriate repoir with them. He was also highly recommended to my husband and I by a few other families who have children with complex medical issues. He has been able to help our son and daughter tremendously.
I feel provider is knowledgeable and respected; I have frustration as it has been years of seeing physician without a diagnosis and feel that each appointment I exit with a "try this and see" approach
Doctor is very good with treatment and care
Everything right now is overwhelming and we are on information overload, but I feel we are working together.
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