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Author Topic: Boston Doctor suggestions?  (Read 1096 times)

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Offline jeff1doug

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Boston Doctor suggestions?
« on: October 24, 2013, 10:36:24 AM »
Hi all -
I have lived in Boston for over 15 years (Poz 23 years) and have not had good luck in finding a Doctor here.  One after another had disappointed me.  About 5 or 6 in all, and I won't go into all the details, but I need to feel that my Dr. is listening to me and I need to trust Him/Her and the people who work in His/Her office or the hospital the office is associated with.
 
I lived in SF for 7 years with HIV and was far more satisfied with the care I received there.  I only switched Drs. once, and that was due to a job/health insurance change.  Had I known I would be in this position 15 years later, I would never have moved here.
 
I have good insurance (Medicare/Blue Cross) so that isn't an issue. 
Thanks -
Jeff

Offline Fisher

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Re: Boston Doctor suggestions?
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2013, 12:51:51 PM »
Hi Jeff:

I have what I consider a wonderful HIV+ doctor at Mass General. I started seeing him about 15 years ago and came back to him about a year ago when I needed him again. I would recommend him highly.

IM me if you want details, name, phone, etc.
- fisher
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Offline deibster

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Re: Boston Doctor suggestions?
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2013, 01:56:07 AM »
Hi Jeff,
I see Dr Christopher Rowley in Provincetown but he comes out here from Beth Israel Deaconess medical center in Boston. He's competent & has a good bedside manner. I'm sure he sees patients in Boston, somewhere. His email is crowley1@bidmc.harvard.edu
If you write to him, say that Deiby, as in die-bee, recommended him.
hugs, Deibster
Poz since Dec 1992. Meds since 1995. Disability since 2005.

Prezista/Norvir, Epzicom, Cytomel, Prevacid, pravastatin, Fenofibrate, Remeron, Zoloft, Concerta, doxazosin, Allegra180, Nasocort, Centrum, Flax Oil, Fish Oil

 


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