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Docs on Call: Geriatric Care

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Joan Holland said on Thursday, May 30 at 6:38 AM

I certainly do like the attitude of this wonderful doctor who believes in having patience with elderly patients. He is right as every patient should be treated with respect and dignity. The patient could be YOU someday, and please treat elderly patients the way that you would enjoy being treated yourself. We are all God's people and are responsible for the way that we treat others.

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L SAWABINI PHARMACIST 46 YEARS said on Sunday, Jun 8 at 10:02 AM

I WENT TO ONE GREAT DOC CALLED JOHN GIANNONE OF DEPOIST , HE IS ONLY ONE WHOM CAN SHOW RESP[ECT AND KNOWLEDGE BECAUSE HE IS BROOKLYNIAN AND THEY KNOW THE STUFF ,,, THANKS DOC JOH THAT IS THE WAY TO GO ,,,

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SAWABINI PHARMACIST 46 YEARS said on Sunday, Jun 8 at 10:05 AM

SOME TIMES DOCTORS YOU WLAK IN BEING A WISNEHEMIER THEY GET OFFENDED AND LASH BACK AT YOU I HAD THAT HAPPEN TO SIDNEY NY THEY RETURNED THE MONEY THEY TO MEDICATRE HAVE EVER SEEN A PPHARMACISTREAD THE ACT RIGHT ON A DOCTOR ////////???????

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