What a pleasant surprise!!!

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by kbarrett, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. kbarrett

    kbarrett Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 12, 2007
    DS had his tonsils & adnoids removed last Thursday. The surgery went great but we had a very long wait....we were there @ 10:30am and within 1/2 hr he was checked in and gowned up waiting, his procedure was scheduled for noon. By 1:30 DH was irritated, by 2:30 DS was crying for a drink of water, he'd had nothing to eat or drink since midnight. Turns out the doctors' previous patient had complications, he arrived at 4pm and was VERY apologetic. He called on friday to check on my son...I was very pleased with that, he called himself when a nurse could have easily asked follow up questions. Now today in the mail we received a get well card on which the doctor wrote a lengthy note apologizing again for the circumstances and included was a $50 Toys R Us card for my son [​IMG] I was blown away!
  2. A1 Steak Sauce

    A1 Steak Sauce Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 6, 2009
    My House
    Wow, that's nice.
  3. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    S.E Ind
    Wow! Post that in the local newspaper and maybe more will follow suit. [​IMG]
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    Quote:now thats a doctor who still cares! hope your son is up and feeling better too:)
  5. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

    Dec 19, 2009
    Southwest TN
    If ALL doctors were that good i might not gripe so much about the cost of medical care! Good for your DS!!
  6. Melissakins

    Melissakins Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 15, 2009
    South Alabama
    That is so nice!!!!
  7. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    all i get is a long wait in the waiting room... [​IMG]
  8. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    how sweet... the doctor who removed my tonsils when I was a kid also removed my daughters tonsils...sadly a couple of months later he was killed in a plane crash in florida...I loved that doctor he was awesome
  9. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    That is great, it shows there are some that actually dont see patients as just another body to diagnose.
  10. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Ken cardiologist calls Ken himself all the time, and he calls me too to make sure Ken is telling the truth. [​IMG]

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