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They now go under the name of Indiana Polyclinic, guess too much bad press so Arbuck changed the name, but it's still the same game." Suboxone clinic" is right on the mark, I had to be in excruciating pain to get them to prescribe Norco

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They now go under the name of Indiana Polyclinic, guess too much bad press so Arbuck changed the name, but it's still the same game." Suboxone clinic" is right on the mark, I had to be in excruciating pain to get them to prescribe Norco

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I agree with those above who say it is a trick. Instead of labeling themselves Pain Management Clinic, they ought to rename themselves "Suboxone Clinic", because that's what they prescribe for everyone. They seem to believe that everyone

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I agree with those above who say it is a trick. Instead of labeling themselves Pain Management Clinic, they ought to rename themselves "Suboxone Clinic", because that's what they prescribe for everyone. They seem to believe that everyone

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Please do not go here.

First off the doctors have no idea how to actually treat anyone. They simply say "hey here a list of like ten different things we could do that might help you....Pick one" Seriously? I'm making my own medical choices?

Second you get to see an actual doctor maybe the first two times you come in. Then you get to see a Doctor's Assistant which is kind of like a nurse. They are NOT doctors. They see you from there on out. They can decide what to do with you now and they just go have the doctors sign the scripts.

I've been going there 2 years now and they have done nothing. I know your thinking well maybe you have something thats hard to fix... Maybe. The point is maybe if i actually got to see a DOCTOR i might be doing better.

Lastly say you suddenly get sick. Lets say Friday afternoon you get sick and you have an appointment Monday. Well unless you have a time machine you will have to pay $60 to cancel that Monday appointment. (Oh yeah they are closed Friday) Also say you have a Tuesday appointment at 3pm and you come down with an extremely contagious virus like the flu or the new Sydney norovirus and you call at 4pm Monday. Guess what! You get to pay $60 to keep everyone at there practice from getting said virus. NO EXCEPTIONS! Doesn't that seam a little unethical to you? I'd say so.

So in other words you don't get to see a real doctor, you get to decide how to treat yourself and you can't cancel an appointment for ANY reason if less that 24 hours.

Don't go.

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Please do not go here.

First off the doctors have no idea how to actually treat anyone. They simply say "hey here a list of like ten different things we could do that might help you....Pick one" Seriously? I'm making my own medical choices?

Second you get to see an actual doctor maybe the first two times you come in. Then you get to see a Doctor's Assistant which is kind of like a nurse. They are NOT doctors. They see you from there on out. They can decide what to do with you now and they just go have the doctors sign the scripts.

I've been going there 2 years now and they have done nothing. I know your thinking well maybe you have something thats hard to fix... Maybe. The point is maybe if i actually got to see a DOCTOR i might be doing better.

Lastly say you suddenly get sick. Lets say Friday afternoon you get sick and you have an appointment Monday. Well unless you have a time machine you will have to pay $60 to cancel that Monday appointment. (Oh yeah they are closed Friday) Also say you have a Tuesday appointment at 3pm and you come down with an extremely contagious virus like the flu or the new Sydney norovirus and you call at 4pm Monday. Guess what! You get to pay $60 to keep everyone at there practice from getting said virus. NO EXCEPTIONS! Doesn't that seam a little unethical to you? I'd say so.

So in other words you don't get to see a real doctor, you get to decide how to treat yourself and you can't cancel an appointment for ANY reason if less that 24 hours.

Don't go.

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First off the doctors have no idea how to actually treat anyone. They simply say "hey here a list of like ten different things we could do that might help you....Pick one" Seriously? I'm making my own medical

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First off the doctors have no idea how to actually treat anyone. They simply say "hey here a list of like ten different things we could do that might help you....Pick one" Seriously? I'm making my own medical

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I am a patient of Dr. Fleming and Karin. They are the best.

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I am a patient of Dr. Fleming and Karin. They are the best.

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I have had chronic pain for 15 years. They have given me my life back. After life changing medication changes, I had a SCS trial a year ago and then a perm put it (not at there office) but at Dr. Turner's after the trial was done at Meridian. The staff has always been helpfull even when my insurance company wasn't whether it was with my procedure or with my medications.

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I have had chronic pain for 15 years. They have given me my life back. After life changing medication changes, I had a SCS trial a year ago and then a perm put it (not at there office) but at Dr. Turner's after the trial was done at Meridian. The staff has always been helpfull even when my insurance company wasn't whether it was with my procedure or with my medications.

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been going here for 5 years and they have managed my pain and depression better than anyone. was treated as an outcast before i came here and now all of them that i see here are good to me.

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been going here for 5 years and they have managed my pain and depression better than anyone. was treated as an outcast before i came here and now all of them that i see here are good to me.

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I have been working with one Dr. Gleckman for over a year now. I look forward to talking to him each month. The staff is always so friendly. I do wish they had later appointments because it is hard to get away from work sometimes and I

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I have been working with one Dr. Gleckman for over a year now. I look forward to talking to him each month. The staff is always so friendly. I do wish they had later appointments because it is hard to get away from work sometimes and I

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I was referred here by my family doctor (Dr. Washington). After moving to north side of Indianapolis for work from Kokomo. They have helped me tremendously with my back and fibromyalgia.

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I was referred here by my family doctor (Dr. Washington). After moving to north side of Indianapolis for work from Kokomo. They have helped me tremendously with my back and fibromyalgia.

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Fractured vertebrae L1 ~between thorough diagnostics, injections, new meds, Physical therapy,& counseling this group helped me w/ their care. 4 years since my accident & I am now off all pain meds, use a Lidoderm patch as needed. If your

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Fractured vertebrae L1 ~between thorough diagnostics, injections, new meds, Physical therapy,& counseling this group helped me w/ their care. 4 years since my accident & I am now off all pain meds, use a Lidoderm patch as needed. If your

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I have been seeing the doctors at MHG since I moved here from California and never had a problem until I needed a letter written by Dr Durrell I was told at that time he was not my primary care provider as Dr Arbuck said he was. I did find a primary care doctor, but will continue to have my medical care at MHG for pain management and psyhiatry and my psycologist Dr Gleckman who I really believe cares about his patients.

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I have been seeing the doctors at MHG since I moved here from California and never had a problem until I needed a letter written by Dr Durrell I was told at that time he was not my primary care provider as Dr Arbuck said he was. I did find a primary care doctor, but will continue to have my medical care at MHG for pain management and psyhiatry and my psycologist Dr Gleckman who I really believe cares about his patients.

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they have a cookie~cutter approach which is never a good idea

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they have a cookie~cutter approach which is never a good idea

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since i could not afford to take off work and go inpatient they could offer no treatment. this place is a joke and i was a fool to go after reading the other horror stories, which i now believe every one, i thought since i have been under a doctors care for 10 years this would not be an issue----what a joke! i should have known better and i would not take a dog to this place either

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since i could not afford to take off work and go inpatient they could offer no treatment. this place is a joke and i was a fool to go after reading the other horror stories, which i now believe every one, i thought since i have been under a doctors care for 10 years this would not be an issue----what a joke! i should have known better and i would not take a dog to this place either

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this was a very scary place and the sad thing is i had read the bad reviews out there...but....they got me in pretty quick and i see why all they want to do is tell you what has worked for you was wrong and you must go inpatient for 5-7

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this was a very scary place and the sad thing is i had read the bad reviews out there...but....they got me in pretty quick and i see why all they want to do is tell you what has worked for you was wrong and you must go inpatient for 5-7

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My experience with MHG is unfortunately just like some of the worst experiences here. I want to address my grievances on a coherant basis:
1. As a new patient you will be seen by a physicians assisstant (or PA). The PA has not had the same schooling as the Doctor. They are assisstants like executive assisstants are. They are knowledgable in medicine like any nurse but they have some unique training in limited diagnostics and have limited prescribing powers.
My PA was L. She was set to hard sell me on a treatment approach that I wasn't prepared for the minute she entered the door. MHG has you sign a lot of paperwork getting you to agree to "do whatever they want you to do" before you ever walk in the door. At the time I signed those papers I thought "sure, of course, if it will treat my pain" why would i refuse?. When L made her pitch however it was clear that if I were to go to the "Hospital" (a nice word MHG uses for a true-lockdown Psychiatric Unit) for the required 5 to 7 days, I would be giving these people carte blanche to mess with all my medications not just my pain medications. I would in fact be accepting Dr D as my Psychiatrist as well as my Pain Management Doctor wthout MY KNOWING CONSENT. L commented how some of my medicines were old fashioned and harmful which as a scientist, I know they aren't. She said they were going to change those they didn't like and use "newer & better" medications. She never ASKED if they could touch my psyche meds or that they would even call MY ACTUAL PSYCHIATRIST. They were just going to change these medications.
This is the old BAIT & SWITCH (B&S). In a B&S certain products are advertised. In this example the product is Pain Management (PM). Then when the consumer shows up to take advantage of the offer the sales team will deceptively hard sell the confused consumer a more expensive item they didn't ask for or need.
In MHG's case this would be their ability to tap your insurance (and ultimately you) for many Medical Services you don't need and aren't aware you've agreed to in the first case (they actually make you sign something that says you are not planning to go thru a bankruptcy. At the time my husband and I signed it we thought it was a insensitive thing to ask - but now I know it is because this is all about being paid!).
2. Now, in reference to the quality of the people at this house of mirrors:
L - If you get L she will come into your room and hard sell you that what every other doctor has done to you is no good and that "we have much better drugs available". She will inform or at least insinuate to you that you are drug addicted and drug seeking even when you know you aren't. If you challenge her on it she will tell you all about her "18 years with neurosurgeons" or some such thing. She will talk over you and almost dare you to challenge her. When you do she will pull out her "18 years as a such and such with neurosurgeons" speech which she apparently equates with going to medical school, doing an Internship, doing a Residency in Neurophysiology (and Neurosurgery), and a Residency in Psychiatry (with prestigious Fellowships, of course!).
Now as far as Dr. D goes I can't tell you much because all he did was (literally) swoop in at the right time to impress the dire need for hospitaliztion (PSYCHE WARD). The most memorable thing that he said was when my husband said there was a money concern to which Dr. D actually said, "money, money, everyones always concerned with money! This will help you. Don't think about money!" Yeah. In my world money is still a big deal...he never did offer to pay for it hmself. I wonder why?
The worst thing I can say about MHG and Dr. D is that these people get a patient at their most vulnerable time and they take full advantage of them.

Paul's review below must have been written by a MHG worker. No part of what he says is true. The truth of MGH is that they will get you on Suboxone and replace your current meds with the more expensive meds of thier sponsors (see the slideshow on there website). Buried deep in this slideshow is the list of sponsors/vendors MHG probably gets money from in return for them putting you on the sponsor/vendor medications. The header on this page is "Companies that request our expert consulting services...". Yeah, it is interesting that the drugs they push most like Suboxone are made and provided by these companies.

Protect yourself. Don't go to clinics specializing in "Pain Management". Find an individual doctor who will listen to you and help you. Physicians who don't listen to you don't know what's wrong with you.

Pros: You don't See It Coming!!!!!!!!!!!
Cons: So they can take every penny you have.

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My experience with MHG is unfortunately just like some of the worst experiences here. I want to address my grievances on a coherant basis:
1. As a new patient you will be seen by a physicians assisstant (or PA). The PA has not had the same schooling as the Doctor. They are assisstants like executive assisstants are. They are knowledgable in medicine like any nurse but they have some unique training in limited diagnostics and have limited prescribing powers.
My PA was L. She was set to hard sell me on a treatment approach that I wasn't prepared for the minute she entered the door. MHG has you sign a lot of paperwork getting you to agree to "do whatever they want you to do" before you ever walk in the door. At the time I signed those papers I thought "sure, of course, if it will treat my pain" why would i refuse?. When L made her pitch however it was clear that if I were to go to the "Hospital" (a nice word MHG uses for a true-lockdown Psychiatric Unit) for the required 5 to 7 days, I would be giving these people carte blanche to mess with all my medications not just my pain medications. I would in fact be accepting Dr D as my Psychiatrist as well as my Pain Management Doctor wthout MY KNOWING CONSENT. L commented how some of my medicines were old fashioned and harmful which as a scientist, I know they aren't. She said they were going to change those they didn't like and use "newer & better" medications. She never ASKED if they could touch my psyche meds or that they would even call MY ACTUAL PSYCHIATRIST. They were just going to change these medications.
This is the old BAIT & SWITCH (B&S). In a B&S certain products are advertised. In this example the product is Pain Management (PM). Then when the consumer shows up to take advantage of the offer the sales team will deceptively hard sell the confused consumer a more expensive item they didn't ask for or need.
In MHG's case this would be their ability to tap your insurance (and ultimately you) for many Medical Services you don't need and aren't aware you've agreed to in the first case (they actually make you sign something that says you are not planning to go thru a bankruptcy. At the time my husband and I signed it we thought it was a insensitive thing to ask - but now I know it is because this is all about being paid!).
2. Now, in reference to the quality of the people at this house of mirrors:
L - If you get L she will come into your room and hard sell you that what every other doctor has done to you is no good and that "we have much better drugs available". She will inform or at least insinuate to you that you are drug addicted and drug seeking even when you know you aren't. If you challenge her on it she will tell you all about her "18 years with neurosurgeons" or some such thing. She will talk over you and almost dare you to challenge her. When you do she will pull out her "18 years as a such and such with neurosurgeons" speech which she apparently equates with going to medical school, doing an Internship, doing a Residency in Neurophysiology (and Neurosurgery), and a Residency in Psychiatry (with prestigious Fellowships, of course!).
Now as far as Dr. D goes I can't tell you much because all he did was (literally) swoop in at the right time to impress the dire need for hospitaliztion (PSYCHE WARD). The most memorable thing that he said was when my husband said there was a money concern to which Dr. D actually said, "money, money, everyones always concerned with money! This will help you. Don't think about money!" Yeah. In my world money is still a big deal...he never did offer to pay for it hmself. I wonder why?
The worst thing I can say about MHG and Dr. D is that these people get a patient at their most vulnerable time and they take full advantage of them.

Paul's review below must have been written by a MHG worker. No part of what he says is true. The truth of MGH is that they will get you on Suboxone and replace your current meds with the more expensive meds of thier sponsors (see the slideshow on there website). Buried deep in this slideshow is the list of sponsors/vendors MHG probably gets money from in return for them putting you on the sponsor/vendor medications. The header on this page is "Companies that request our expert consulting services...". Yeah, it is interesting that the drugs they push most like Suboxone are made and provided by these companies.

Protect yourself. Don't go to clinics specializing in "Pain Management". Find an individual doctor who will listen to you and help you. Physicians who don't listen to you don't know what's wrong with you.

Pros: You don't See It Coming!!!!!!!!!!!
Cons: So they can take every penny you have.

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My experience with MHG is unfortunately just like some of the worst experiences here. I want to address my grievances on a coherant basis:\r
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1. As a new patient you will be seen by a physicians assisstant (or PA). The PA has not had the

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My experience with MHG is unfortunately just like some of the worst experiences here. I want to address my grievances on a coherant basis:\r
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1. As a new patient you will be seen by a physicians assisstant (or PA). The PA has not had the

Pros: You don't See It Coming!!!!!!!!!!!

Cons: So they can take every penny you have.

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Interestingly enough, I love Meridian Health Group. I'm a 19 year old female, soon to be 20, who has had chronic pain since I was 12. I've suffered knee dislocations and in return, from my home town in Michigan, recieved 5 years of

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Interestingly enough, I love Meridian Health Group. I'm a 19 year old female, soon to be 20, who has had chronic pain since I was 12. I've suffered knee dislocations and in return, from my home town in Michigan, recieved 5 years of

Pros: caring doctors, experienced, alternative meds

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You sound like a planted post from MHG.

The problem with what you are saying is that it's a bit of a lie. When you FIRST go in you sign paperwork and you are told NO REFILLS on the weekend, if you need a refill outside of your visit it's $10.

Google Arbuck and see how many good reviews he has, you will see yours and one other. Both appear to be similiar in nature.

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You sound like a planted post from MHG.

The problem with what you are saying is that it's a bit of a lie. When you FIRST go in you sign paperwork and you are told NO REFILLS on the weekend, if you need a refill outside of your visit it's $10.

Google Arbuck and see how many good reviews he has, you will see yours and one other. Both appear to be similiar in nature.

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Good group.

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Good group.

Pros: Quality Medical Practice

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I had been going to Meridian seeing Dr. Wright for about 6 months for pain management. One day my doctor was out and they set me up with Karin Clary. She suggested a long acting pain med so I wouldn't have to take so many pills a day. I

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I had been going to Meridian seeing Dr. Wright for about 6 months for pain management. One day my doctor was out and they set me up with Karin Clary. She suggested a long acting pain med so I wouldn't have to take so many pills a day. I

Pros: DR. WRIGHT IS A GOOD DOCTOR

Cons: DOCTORS WILL LIE RIGHT TO YOUR FACE

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I would not recommend Meridian Health Group located in Carmel, IN and owned by Dr. Dimitry Arbuck for the following reasons:\r
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While a patient at Meridian Health Group I experienced a breach of confidentiality regarding my medical

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I would not recommend Meridian Health Group located in Carmel, IN and owned by Dr. Dimitry Arbuck for the following reasons:\r
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While a patient at Meridian Health Group I experienced a breach of confidentiality regarding my medical

Cons: Poor Communicatoin, breach of confidentiality regarding my medical information, inconsiderate staff, complications with their billing department specifically the office manager, Connie

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I was recently referred to Meridian Health Group and was happy with the service I received. The woman who helped me was so nice and really went out of her way to get me an appointment asap. The doctor I saw was pretty good and when I had trouble over the weekend with medication I was able to get a quick response.

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I was recently referred to Meridian Health Group and was happy with the service I received. The woman who helped me was so nice and really went out of her way to get me an appointment asap. The doctor I saw was pretty good and when I had trouble over the weekend with medication I was able to get a quick response.

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