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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.
Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
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Simply the best surgeon I have ever seen. He actually listens. That's why we drive 5 hours one way for every visit.
Patient | June 3, 2017
Knowledgeable & experienced.
Patient | May 31, 2017
as noted earlier, this provider was the gate keeper and I was forced to see him first. terrible inconvenience and expensive. I knew what I wanted the consult about and was unable to get to the doc who specialized in that work. Terrible waste of my time and money
Patient | May 16, 2017
The purpose of my visit was to get a second opinion concerning a knee replacement. Dr. Powlkowski was very helpful and knowledgable.
Patient | April 25, 2017
He is very caring, listens and answers all questions. He also is interested in other topics that I talk about.
Patient | April 22, 2017
DR Polkowski is a rare find, Humor, knowledge, actually cares, its not just the money or recognition, he really cares, and respects you as well
Patient | February 26, 2017
The doctor was very friendly and answered all my questions. When the time comes for me to have hip surgery I will be back to see him. He put my mind at ease and explained everything about hip surgery.
Patient | February 17, 2017
You guys rock!!
Patient | February 10, 2017
Have already recommend Dr. Polkowski.
Patient | January 19, 2017
Love Dr. Polkowski!!
Patient | January 17, 2017
Dr. Polkowski is friendly, warm, and obviously knows his business. Can't ask for anything more.
Patient | January 16, 2017
Patient | January 9, 2017
Patient | December 29, 2016
Dr. Polkowski waited patiently through my many questions and made sure I knew how to get in touch with him if I needed refills or had questions about my therapy or anything about recovery. So patient and caring.
Patient | December 19, 2016
I have complete confidence in Dr. Polkowski. I am truly grateful for his sound advice as a medical professional and competence as a surgeon, which have been of the highest quality. He has been a wonderful doctor to deal with in all respects.
Patient | December 15, 2016
Best doctor for my medical problem.
Patient | December 1, 2016
he's the best!
Patient | October 31, 2016
as I said earlier, he is the best!!!
Patient | October 24, 2016
Provider seemed highly confident in what he does. Also, seemed highly skilled.
Patient | October 18, 2016
was very pleased w this 1st appointment
Patient | October 10, 2016
Dr. Polkowski explained everything thoroughly and answered all the questions I asked.
Patient | October 1, 2016
Dr. Polkowski is a top quality physician and surgeon. I am very pleased that I was referred to him and I have complete confidence in him.
Patient | September 28, 2016
I highly recommend Dr. Polkowski
Patient | September 26, 2016
Dr. Polkowski great as always.
Patient | September 20, 2016
Dr. Polkowski is a very kind, knowledgeable, and bright physician. He is patient and has always taken as much time as we need to discuss my complicated history. I am so thankful our paths have crossed. My husband and I travel 2 1/2 hrs. from Huntville, AL to our appointment.
Patient | August 31, 2016
I had an excellent experience with Polkowski. He instilled trust and compassion and answered all my questions. The result of my surgery was excellent.
Patient | August 20, 2016
I was real please with my dr. an staff.
Patient | August 1, 2016
Dr. Polkowski was short with me during the visit. I spent maybe 15 minutes talking w/him.
Patient | August 1, 2016
well done by all
Patient | July 26, 2016
Took x-rays but didn't show me because as he said 'printer is broken & couldn't get them'.
Patient | July 22, 2016
Yes he explain thing very good and I understand all of it.
Patient | June 17, 2016
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