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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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Michael Robert Savona, MD
Director of Hematology Research; Director, Hematology Early Therapy Program; Associate Professor of Medicine
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.
Dr. Savona is wonderful - he even called my _____ on a Sunday to discuss my progress etc. I love that man! Recommend for Vandy "dr. of the year."
Patient | August 11, 2017
We had question Dr. Savona answered did not rush us - we used more time than was allotted.
Patient | July 21, 2017
Great confidence in Dr. Savona.
Patient | June 26, 2017
Love Dr. Savona. I trust him with my life.
Patient | June 1, 2017
Patient | May 17, 2017
No one ever told me a plan of care, they just told me what to do sch. appts. with no regards to my schedule.
Patient | May 11, 2017
Easy to talk to, great doctor and staff.
Patient | May 10, 2017
Dr. Savona is always wonderful!! He apologized profusely for the delay even though it had nothing to do with him. He's the reason I stay.
Patient | May 8, 2017
Dr. Savona is the best!
Patient | May 4, 2017
Dr. Savona is A1 in my book. Very understanding started on 3 yr. Jan. 2017 of chemo.
Patient | April 24, 2017
He was a good doctor.
Patient | March 31, 2017
Patient | March 22, 2017
We are trusting the Lord first but are very happy with the care and expertise of Dr. Savona.
Patient | March 3, 2017
I love my doctors -
Patient | February 14, 2017
Love my doctor! He always makes time for all questions and concerns.
Patient | February 10, 2017
Dr. Savona does an excellent job explaining things.
Patient | February 9, 2017
Dr. Savona is always completely honest and yet very compassionate. His bright smile and warm hugs brighten my day!
Patient | December 1, 2016
Patient | November 9, 2016
Very thorough in explanation of condition using layman terms - easy to understand.
Patient | October 26, 2016
Very good experience.
Patient | October 11, 2016
Dr. Savona makes having cancer a walk in the park with a bee sting here and there. That's pretty amazing.. His enthusiastic spirit, positive energy and happy smile brighten my life!! I'm glad he is my team!!
Patient | September 14, 2016
Actual time with doctor was short and perfunctory. I never heard from him again. #8. Dr. Savona preferred using Latin terminology.
Patient | September 14, 2016
I would recommend Dr. Savonia to anyone. I also recommend Vanderbilt to everyone.
Patient | September 1, 2016
Dr. Savona is a very good dr. He cares about his patients.
Patient | August 15, 2016
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