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Total Comments: 46
She is a wonderful doctor - spends quality time and listens!!
Dr. Viswanathan always takes the time to discuss my concerns and will suggest things I can do to improve my health. She listens and gives wonderful suggestions on how to deal with my condition in every day life.
provider was excellent
Dr. Pushpa is fantastic! she not only engages me but includes my son as well. He enjoys seeing her.
The visit was very good.
Dr. Viswantathan provides very clear explanations and is an excellent listener. We have had excellent interactions with her and I find her explanations both clear and comforting. Her interaction with my daughter was also very nice. She is so friendly and caring, and is just wonderful with children!
dr. viswanathan is the best! she takes her time and takes both directly to me and my daughter! we love her!
SHE IS THE BEST DOCTOR YOU COULD EVER HAVE
Pushpa Viswanathan is an excellent doctor - listens to whatever questions or concerns we have and my child is very comfortable with her as a physician
excellent! highly recommend.
Dr. Viswanathan is the best doctor I have had, ever. She is courteous, able to communicate in layman's terms anything that is 'going on' with my child (sorry I am in a hurry and I can't think of a better way to say it) and she is very compassionate. I would recommend her to anyone that has a child that is diabetic. I wish she was our family doctor, then I could take my child to her for everything.
Dr V is excellent doc & prompt w/responses on myCHP....thanks Dr V
very caring. always takes personal interest in child and family.
we were treated very promptly and were communicated to very well.
Dr Pushpa is a great dr.. she is very patient and through making sure to explain things in a way my 11year old can understand yet not make her feel badly about the issue at hand
Dr. Pushpa is the best doctor my daughter has ever went too !!!!! She is so understanding and so caring and always has a smile on her face ! Please keep her as long as you guys can she is the best in the world !!!
Docyor was very engaged with us and concerned about all we discussed. She offered extra helpful advise.
Dr.V is very understanding and caring. She went the extra mile to help my son obtain his medication. I will always appreciate her help and expertise.
best doctor ever- very knowledgeable and able to communicate to us issues with our daughter
My daughter, Rachel and I said that we really like our doctor.
Dr. Viswanathan remains a trusted, professional, thoroughly valued member of Lily's health care team. Thank you!
She is always the best and we love her.
Dr V professional and caring
All of the medical staff treated me professionally and I did not feel rushed.
The Endo clinic at Children's seems to run like clockwork! Everything was very smooth, we had almost no waiting time at all (for either the appointment or the x-ray afterward), the staff members were very friendly, and it felt like the doctor took all the time in the world to answer every last question. This was a great experience.
My child simply adores Pushpa Viswanathan. He took to her from his very first visit in October of 2015 when he was first diagnosed. She takes her time at our visits, listens and talks to him directly about his concerns as well.
I really like the dr. she is knowledgeable and doesn't push to complete treatment. she is willl to monitor the situation and go with the least restrictive.
Dr Pushpa is excellent. She spends time and explains things.
Dr. Viswanathan is a wonderful Dr. She listens to you and takes her time. She never has made us feel like she is in a hurry to get to someone else.
Best experience in general. the time was taken to make my daughter feel comfortable and to understand the medical condition, actions needed to improve and the steps to take to achieve goal. extremely satisfied with the care my daughter is receiving for her condition.
Great place and great people.
Dr. Viswanathan is a wonderful doctor. My husband and I have been very pleased with our son's care from her. She has a very good raport with our son.
Her doctor is extremely informed of my daughter's health history and always helpful and very patient will all questions we have.
Dr. Viswanathan is a consummate professional and also a highly sympathetic provider. She has a good rapport with my daughter, and I should think with other teenagers as well.
she is wonderful
Our doctor for this visit was exceptional. thank you!
This time we met with the nurse practitioner prior to meeting with the dr. She was very easy to understand, helpful, understanding and encouraging.
the Dr and staff were very efficient and professional. we were very pleased
The doctor is exceptionally attentive and has an outstanding supportive bed side manner.
Dr. Visawanathan was patient with my 8 year old's frequent questions, spoke privately to me so as not to alarm my child, and explained the medical nuances in plain terms.
There was an assumption that mom was the biological mom and questions asked with child present were not appropriate. For these types of appointments that involve in-depth questioning about pregnancy and family history, there should be an opportunity for the parent and doctor to speak privately before the appointment without the child present. There are situations where the child is adopted and unaware of this.
looking forward to future relationship with provider
The staff as well as phlebotomy made my child feel at easy and explained to her what they were going to do. The staff even treated her "stuffed friends" so that she felt more at easy and not nervous. As busy as the staff was they still took time to talk, explain, and make my child feel comfortable. Great Job!!
excellent doctor and service.
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