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About Ratings and Comments
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care
provider-related questions on the nationally-recognized Press Ganey
Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5
with 5 being the best score.
Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full.
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Patient | February 3, 2017
Dr. Podoll is a fine doctor with an excellent manner about him.
Patient | January 31, 2017
Patient | January 30, 2017
Patient | January 23, 2017
First visit - very good impression.
Patient | January 23, 2017
I felt so relieved and encouraged when I left his office.
Patient | December 24, 2016
My visit was very informative. He really helped me understand my problem. I have had a lot of health issues and he got right to the problem we think.
Patient | December 1, 2016
Dr. Podell will have a great career - I may try to track him down in Franklin, if I stay in the ______/Chattanooga area.
Patient | November 18, 2016
Patient | October 29, 2016
Very good experience.
Patient | October 28, 2016
Dr. Podoll was wonderful!
Patient | September 21, 2016
Excellent rapport w/care provider.
Patient | September 16, 2016
This is the first time that I saw this care provider. He will be my care provider in the future.
Patient | September 12, 2016
This was my first visit with Dr. Podoll and I found it little disconcerting that he talked to me initially in a manner and tone that would appeal to an uneducated or illiterate patient. He very quickly changed his tone and demeanor and everything else was fine. I believe he is very competent physician and I am very happy that he has joined the practice!!
Patient | September 5, 2016
Much talk between doctor & his assistant. I felt like a third wheel.
Patient | August 23, 2016
Patient | August 8, 2016
First time with care provider.
Patient | August 2, 2016
The very best.
Patient | June 27, 2016
He replaced Dr. Kroll who left - Like him very much.
Patient | June 23, 2016
I and my husband have already recommended to family - We're VERY pleased with my new eye doctor.
Patient | June 6, 2016
Good experience. First time with Dr. Podoll.
Patient | May 26, 2016
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