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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: 64
The experience with the provider was wonderful. She spent a lot of time with us and was extremely thorough with my daughter and her symptoms. She also did a great job explaining everything to us. My only complaint was that we had a long wait time. Our appointment was scheduled for 3:30, but we didn't see the doctor until 5:10. She was very apologetic when she did come in, and then spent about an hour with us to talk about my daughter's issues which I really appreciate. It was just a long wait.
Joanna Drickman is amazing and extremely thorough, caring and communicated effectively & positively!! I feel he's in the best hands possible!
dr Drickman was amazing. she was very attentive to our concerns. very thorough. very kind and courteous. spoke to all of us very respectful and made sure we understood what plan was. went out of her way to help us find answers.
Dr. Drickman is very knowledgeable and takes her time explaining what the results are. She is very understanding and helpful
The cardiologist provided exceptional service. Thank you!
Dr. Drickman is wonderful
Dr Drickman is a very knowledgable and accommodating health care professional. She has a great bedside manner and listened to all my concerns. Many were addressed and I feel more at ease after my appointment with her.
dr was very nice took her time to explain and hear the entire
We realize that a visit with Dr. Drickman is a longer appointment and we are ok with it, since we only need to see her every other year at this point.
I love Dr. Drickman. She is knowledgeable, courteous, and genuinely cares about her patients.
wonderful experience. dr. stick man explained everything to me about what my son's possible condition could be. she made me feel very comfortable about everything. wonderful doctor
love Dr Drickman!
Dr. Drickman is a rock star. She saved my daughters life 17 years ago at age 5. The only one I fully trust to see my son. Thankfully he is good with no cardiac issues.
The nurse, technician and doctor were all wonderful as always.
she was excellent and spent lots of time explaining our child's diagnosis. she got us in with her last minute when there was an issue and spent lots of time with us.
Dr. Drickman was extremely apologetic for running behind which meant a lot. She also spent a lot of time explaining and showing us what was going on with our daughter. Would definitely recommend her!
Dr Drickman is awesome! so clear on everything! we had many questions and she took time to answer
she was very patient, detail oriented attentive, personable
hands down, Dr. Drickman is the best provider we have ever had. her care and concern is so genuine.
very pleased with visit,
great staff. everyone at this office is excellent at making our family feel at ease
Dr. Drickman came highly recommended and did not disappoint. She was kind and thorough. She took her time and listened. She was very sympathetic to our sitaution and just could not have been better.
She didn't seem to listen to me about how much about what I kept repeating. She repeated what she was saying. I told her my son is very active and drinks a lot of water. He is a 13 year old boy who doesn't stop moving, even in his sleep.
Dr. Drickman is a fantastic doctor. She spends time with us answering questions and makes us feel important. Her bedside manner is the best!
she spent a lot of time talking about her own kids and things that were not at all relevant to his medical care. was nice but I needed to get to work. they also decided to do a lengthy ultrasound which I didn't know about when I booked his check up so the visit was twice as long as expected. a heads up on that would have been appreciated since he had never had that test before so I never expected it.
The wait time to see DR Drickman after all test are performed is way to long. We are in the examining rm for an average of one hr before she comes in. Our appointments are always in the mornings 8am, I have a hard time trying to figure out how she can be that far behind when we are usually the second or third patient.
Dr. Drickman listened intently to our concerns about our daughter. She asked multiple questions in multiple ways to understand our concerns.
One of the best cardiologists in Pittsburgh. She spends enough time to learn medical history, reviews lab or scan reports prior to the appointment, very compassionate and caring, and explains everything patiently.
We had a wonderful visit. I always feel that Dr. D takes her time with us and answers all our questions.
Dr Drickman is absolutely wonderful!
Dr. Drickman is warm and caring. patient and kind. she is very thorough and I always leave the appointment feeling like my child is in the best hands possible. thank you.
Dr. Drickman always takes time to listen to my concerns as a mom, answers questions, and includes my son in conversation that he can understand as an 8 year old. Her level of respect is outstanding as well as her dedication to making patients (and their families) feel heard and understood. We are incredibly lucky to have a specialized physician available to treat our son's congenital heart defect, especially one that cares so deeply for her patients.
Our visit was pleasant and professional from start to finish.
she was friendly,she was active,she treated patient very respectfully.she was very happy to explain everything what she needed.
she spent lots of time explaining everything and was extremely thorough.
I love Dr. Drickman. she is very through with my child's heart murmur.
excellent and knowledgeable provider.
We were in the office for at least 2 hours. the wait was long- that's the only issue we have each time we go see her
Dr. Drickman was thorough. She obviously cared about ensuring that my child and I understood what she was explaining. She was respectful to me, and considerate to my child.
Dr. Drickman was knowledgeable and easily explained the condition that my son was being seen for, and other information pertinent to his future care.
Dr Drickman took her time to listen to my concerns and explain everything to me. I didn't feel rushed and felt that she took the opportunity to get to know my child as an individual.
This provider goes above and beyond for her patients. The provider never watches the time or rushes through an appointment.
Dr. Drickman is awesome. she really knows her patients. excellent communication
we were thrilled with the care and bedside manner of the doctor. her thoroughness to check my son for any possible complications was greatly appreciated.
I don't know what we would do without Dr. Drickman. She is amazing and I trust her 100%. She us caring, understanding, patient, and everything you would expect a pediatric doctor to be.
My sons appointment was for 9 am and we were back in room by 915, and were told we were next. The doctor arrived in room at 1005! Not acceptable to me.
we love Dr. Drickman as a provider. she takes her time, addresses concerns, and goes above and beyond to make sure everything is understood and answered.
dr drickman was great!very patient and clear.
The doctor was amazing and a huge help in understanding how to maintain our child's nutritional health.
Dr Drickman is a wonderful cardiologist. we have been seeing her since Grace was 2years old and will continue to see Dr Drickman as long as necessary.
Dr. Drickman is an excellent physician, compassionate, and a true listener. She is a great example of what a doctor should be.
Once in the wait room to see Dr Drickman it takes a long time for her to come in, we were told she only had one patient ahead of us and it still took 35 minutes for her to see us. The time before this one it took an hour for her to see us. Dr Drickman is a great DR I just wish the wait time wasn't so long.
Love all the staff and providers at Children's!
terrible wait time. 9 am appointment but not seen by doctor until near 11 am.
Dr Drickman was wonderful with my daughter & spent time to make sure we understand the diagnosis
this visit was a preventitve appointment. everyone was exceptional and I appreciated it!
Dr Drickman is very patient,speaks slowly in an easy way to understand
We love our care provider. She is very personable and helpful. She covers every topic thoroughly. She never rushes and answers all questions.
excellent, thorough, not rushed, caring, treated my child wiyj respect
This was my son's first visit to see Dr. Drickman. She was wonderful!!! She addressed all of our concerns. She was very thorough, patient and informative!
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