Wasserman Kenneth MD

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Really Great Dermatologist. Staff friendly and helpful. I always heal great. He works slowly and that's what I like about him. Careful and takes his time. My visit takes longer than my family doctor and that is good. My family doctor sold his office to the hospital and now spends 5 minutes with every patient. Keep up the good work, Dr. Wasserman

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Really Great Dermatologist. Staff friendly and helpful. I always heal great. He works slowly and that's what I like about him. Careful and takes his time. My visit takes longer than my family doctor and that is good. My family doctor sold his office to the hospital and now spends 5 minutes with every patient. Keep up the good work, Dr. Wasserman

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Great Dermatology Visit. His office staff is nice and helpful. He is slow and is very careful. Everything he took off me healed very well. Like old time doctor's visit. He spends more time with my exam than my family doctor does. My family

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Great Dermatology Visit. His office staff is nice and helpful. He is slow and is very careful. Everything he took off me healed very well. Like old time doctor's visit. He spends more time with my exam than my family doctor does. My family

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My son had acne. He is 14. He is doing great and the medicines worked great. We loved how friendly dr. Wasserman was and the time he spent telling my son baseball stories made my son feel comfortable. It's the first time my son followed

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My son had acne. He is 14. He is doing great and the medicines worked great. We loved how friendly dr. Wasserman was and the time he spent telling my son baseball stories made my son feel comfortable. It's the first time my son followed

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I can't really complain about the medical care however I would never want to go to an office who treats patients so mean. I had a similar experience. Like Mystic32... I forgot about an appt & I got a nasty letter saying I obviously do not

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I can't really complain about the medical care however I would never want to go to an office who treats patients so mean. I had a similar experience. Like Mystic32... I forgot about an appt & I got a nasty letter saying I obviously do not

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I have been to Dr. Wasserman four times. He has this ability to pick up very small pre-cancers and skin cancers early. He looks really carefully. He just won the dermatologist of the year award for the whole state of Pensylvania. I am

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I have been to Dr. Wasserman four times. He has this ability to pick up very small pre-cancers and skin cancers early. He looks really carefully. He just won the dermatologist of the year award for the whole state of Pensylvania. I am

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What a wonderful experience! I had 2 visits and my face never looked better. The acne medicine worked great and the nurse gave me coupons which brought the cost down. Dr. wasserman spent more time explaining things to me than any doctor I

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What a wonderful experience! I had 2 visits and my face never looked better. The acne medicine worked great and the nurse gave me coupons which brought the cost down. Dr. wasserman spent more time explaining things to me than any doctor I

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First time I ever saw him. My grandmother recomended him to me. She said she goes there all the time. I made the appointment with a very nice woman on the phone who reminded me to bring all my previous medicines with me. They confirmed me

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First time I ever saw him. My grandmother recomended him to me. She said she goes there all the time. I made the appointment with a very nice woman on the phone who reminded me to bring all my previous medicines with me. They confirmed me

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While recently looking for Dr. Wasserman's phone number online, I came across this set of reviews and was surprised to see so many bad ones. I saw this doctor a few times several years ago and while his personality is a bit odd, I thought he was very thorough and was satisfied with his care.

So based on my prior good experiences I called to make an appt. His nurse (who one of the previous reviewers says is the doctor's wife) called me back. In a very accusatory tone, she told me that according to my chart I had not been there since 2005. Not quite sure what response I was expected to give, I simply agreed with her. She then nastily asked me "Well what have you been doing between then and now?" I told her I didn't understand what she meant. She said I had an appt. in 2006, but canceled it and never rescheduled. She also told me that the doctor had sent me a letter after the cancellation and then proceeded to read the entire letter to me. In short, because I have a light complexion and freckles, he was recommending that I see him once a year for a screening. I asked what this letter from 4 yrs. ago had to do with the appt. I wanted to make now. She went on and on about my not keeping that appt. to the point that I told her she was harrassing me and that if she didn't want to give me an appt., that's fine, there are plenty of other dermatologists in the city. She said the doctor is taking part in a skin cancer screening program and wouldn't be able to see me until December. I said, ok, thank you and hung up on her. Now, why she felt it necessary to give me such a hard time when she knew that from the beginning, I don't know. Or perhaps it was her decision that he not see me. Very strange behavior for a "professional".

When I got home from work, there was a message from Dr. Wasserman saying that he had been given a message to call me. I did not request that he call me nor do I have any intentions of calling him back. Based on the other reviewer's experiences, that call more than likely would not go well either. I have already found another doctor.

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While recently looking for Dr. Wasserman's phone number online, I came across this set of reviews and was surprised to see so many bad ones. I saw this doctor a few times several years ago and while his personality is a bit odd, I thought he was very thorough and was satisfied with his care.

So based on my prior good experiences I called to make an appt. His nurse (who one of the previous reviewers says is the doctor's wife) called me back. In a very accusatory tone, she told me that according to my chart I had not been there since 2005. Not quite sure what response I was expected to give, I simply agreed with her. She then nastily asked me "Well what have you been doing between then and now?" I told her I didn't understand what she meant. She said I had an appt. in 2006, but canceled it and never rescheduled. She also told me that the doctor had sent me a letter after the cancellation and then proceeded to read the entire letter to me. In short, because I have a light complexion and freckles, he was recommending that I see him once a year for a screening. I asked what this letter from 4 yrs. ago had to do with the appt. I wanted to make now. She went on and on about my not keeping that appt. to the point that I told her she was harrassing me and that if she didn't want to give me an appt., that's fine, there are plenty of other dermatologists in the city. She said the doctor is taking part in a skin cancer screening program and wouldn't be able to see me until December. I said, ok, thank you and hung up on her. Now, why she felt it necessary to give me such a hard time when she knew that from the beginning, I don't know. Or perhaps it was her decision that he not see me. Very strange behavior for a "professional".

When I got home from work, there was a message from Dr. Wasserman saying that he had been given a message to call me. I did not request that he call me nor do I have any intentions of calling him back. Based on the other reviewer's experiences, that call more than likely would not go well either. I have already found another doctor.

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I'm not a doctor or in the field but I am educated and in the education field and I do have several friends in other fields who constantly get rants on these types of sites and take it too personally. I only found this site because I was looking up their fax number online to obtain a new referral (if you want to complain then complain about insurnace companies, lol) and stumbled onto these reviews. I was surprised that so many were bad as I've never had a problem with this doctor.
I started seeing him for a "simple" wart removal. I have never witnessed any of the horror stories I've read in these other reviews - no yelling for rescheduling, etc. In fact, when I have had to reschedule they've been perfectly fine. Of course, I'm proffessional about it and don't keep putting them off like some of the reviewers seem to do.
Yes, the office is not that greatly decorated - I hate pepto-medical-pink offices but my optometrist is great and has basically the same color scheme going.
Yes, the wait time can seem long, but have you ever had a Dr. who didn't have a long wait time? I never have - unless there was a noshow before me.
Yes, he loves to chat baseball - a sport that bores me to tears - but Doctors have to chat to get to know their patients and I'm frankly glad that he does even if the subject is boring to me because I know that while he talks a lot about baseball he is also listening to me. I feel like some of these reviewers simply don't get it and are too hung up on themselves to recognize a good doctor.
And to complain about the receptionist reminding you of an appointment.... she's the only reason I remember them! And they aren't nearly as rude as some of the people talking about them. But some bitter souls have nothing better to do than complain.

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★★★☆☆

I'm not a doctor or in the field but I am educated and in the education field and I do have several friends in other fields who constantly get rants on these types of sites and take it too personally. I only found this site because I was looking up their fax number online to obtain a new referral (if you want to complain then complain about insurnace companies, lol) and stumbled onto these reviews. I was surprised that so many were bad as I've never had a problem with this doctor.
I started seeing him for a "simple" wart removal. I have never witnessed any of the horror stories I've read in these other reviews - no yelling for rescheduling, etc. In fact, when I have had to reschedule they've been perfectly fine. Of course, I'm proffessional about it and don't keep putting them off like some of the reviewers seem to do.
Yes, the office is not that greatly decorated - I hate pepto-medical-pink offices but my optometrist is great and has basically the same color scheme going.
Yes, the wait time can seem long, but have you ever had a Dr. who didn't have a long wait time? I never have - unless there was a noshow before me.
Yes, he loves to chat baseball - a sport that bores me to tears - but Doctors have to chat to get to know their patients and I'm frankly glad that he does even if the subject is boring to me because I know that while he talks a lot about baseball he is also listening to me. I feel like some of these reviewers simply don't get it and are too hung up on themselves to recognize a good doctor.
And to complain about the receptionist reminding you of an appointment.... she's the only reason I remember them! And they aren't nearly as rude as some of the people talking about them. But some bitter souls have nothing better to do than complain.

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I have been there several times and always felt that Dr. Wasserman was good but this last time I had the ultimate good medical care. I had been in the hospital for 2 weeks and complained of a tiny itchy bump and showed it to several doctors who told me it was from a needle stick from my IV. Then showed it to my family doctor after I got out of hospital who told me it was a scar from my IV. I then went to Dr. Wasserman who looked at it and said he thought it was a basil cell carcinoma. He biopsied it and it was skin cancer. He did a great job. You will wait when you are their because he does not move fast but I think thats good that he takes his time. For me that was great.

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★★★★☆

I have been there several times and always felt that Dr. Wasserman was good but this last time I had the ultimate good medical care. I had been in the hospital for 2 weeks and complained of a tiny itchy bump and showed it to several doctors who told me it was from a needle stick from my IV. Then showed it to my family doctor after I got out of hospital who told me it was a scar from my IV. I then went to Dr. Wasserman who looked at it and said he thought it was a basil cell carcinoma. He biopsied it and it was skin cancer. He did a great job. You will wait when you are their because he does not move fast but I think thats good that he takes his time. For me that was great.

Pros: Professional, Great Staff, Really Knows his field

Cons: You will wait in the waiting room

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I wish I had read these reviews before my son's appointment. This doctor is completely NUTS! After a football injury, my son had a blood blister removed from his chest. He spent the entire appointment telling us how many athlethes he has treated. Then he said to my son, "I don't know why you're wasting your time playing football, you'll never be an NFL player. You are too small." I responded that he likes to stay active and doesn't really see himself in the NFL. Again he said my son is wasting his time with football.
When we missed our follow-up appointment because of my youngest son's "very serious" illness, he called me at CHOP and lectured me for 5 minutes. He said I was an irresponsible parent! Days later I received a certified letter in the mail saying my son is no longer a patient. Whew, what a relief!

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I wish I had read these reviews before my son's appointment. This doctor is completely NUTS! After a football injury, my son had a blood blister removed from his chest. He spent the entire appointment telling us how many athlethes he has treated. Then he said to my son, "I don't know why you're wasting your time playing football, you'll never be an NFL player. You are too small." I responded that he likes to stay active and doesn't really see himself in the NFL. Again he said my son is wasting his time with football.
When we missed our follow-up appointment because of my youngest son's "very serious" illness, he called me at CHOP and lectured me for 5 minutes. He said I was an irresponsible parent! Days later I received a certified letter in the mail saying my son is no longer a patient. Whew, what a relief!

Pros: quick appts, (now i know why)

Cons: Arrogant

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Dr. Wasserman did a great job! Just saw him 2 weeks ago for the first time. Even though it was snowing, and I was the last person and I was late they waited for me after I called them and told them the snow was slowing me down. I can't thank him enough for that. The really itchy rash I had got better in one day from that awesome cream! My sister told me he was great and she was right! The coupon for the medicine saved me alot of money. I really apreciate it!

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★★★★★

Dr. Wasserman did a great job! Just saw him 2 weeks ago for the first time. Even though it was snowing, and I was the last person and I was late they waited for me after I called them and told them the snow was slowing me down. I can't thank him enough for that. The really itchy rash I had got better in one day from that awesome cream! My sister told me he was great and she was right! The coupon for the medicine saved me alot of money. I really apreciate it!

Pros: I did great!

Cons: no

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I am a long term patient of Dr. Wasserman's. But, I will be as unbiased as possible.

1. If you have a real health concern (skin cancer/funky moles, persistent warts, odd rash, eczema/psoriasis), he is definitely worth going to.

2. The nurse is his wife (which could explain a few experiences)

3.Jeffhealth is a long-term friend of Dr. Wasserman's. I've heard plenty of stories over the years about Jeff, the doctor from North Jersey, who he stops to see occasionally on his way to/from NY. He wrote a fair review below.

CON:

looooong waits (in the waiting room, and examining room)
controlling personality (which seems unnecessary when you're compliant)
he takes everything personally
I've watched people get escorted out of his office
I've heard him holler at people on the phone
rescheduling is difficult- harassed me when I needed to reschedule. His receptionist called me at work, then put me on hold so he could yell at me!
he yells at patients and makes them feel bad
he tried giving me parenting advice!
egotistical

PRO:

Thorough skin exams
* Explains and educates (shows you textbook and pamphlets)
Knowledgeable about dermatology (and baseball)
Old doc style- chatty, personable
Medical assistants are friendly
Keeps my psoriasis under control...knew what it was the moment he looked at it
Called my house when he received my biopsy report and needed further treatment

If you have something minor, he's not worth going to because of his erratic emotions. But, if you need thorough care from someone who really understands medicine/dermatology (not all doctors do), this is a good person to see- just brace yourself.

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★★★☆☆

I am a long term patient of Dr. Wasserman's. But, I will be as unbiased as possible.

1. If you have a real health concern (skin cancer/funky moles, persistent warts, odd rash, eczema/psoriasis), he is definitely worth going to.

2. The nurse is his wife (which could explain a few experiences)

3.Jeffhealth is a long-term friend of Dr. Wasserman's. I've heard plenty of stories over the years about Jeff, the doctor from North Jersey, who he stops to see occasionally on his way to/from NY. He wrote a fair review below.

CON:

looooong waits (in the waiting room, and examining room)
controlling personality (which seems unnecessary when you're compliant)
he takes everything personally
I've watched people get escorted out of his office
I've heard him holler at people on the phone
rescheduling is difficult- harassed me when I needed to reschedule. His receptionist called me at work, then put me on hold so he could yell at me!
he yells at patients and makes them feel bad
he tried giving me parenting advice!
egotistical

PRO:

Thorough skin exams
* Explains and educates (shows you textbook and pamphlets)
Knowledgeable about dermatology (and baseball)
Old doc style- chatty, personable
Medical assistants are friendly
Keeps my psoriasis under control...knew what it was the moment he looked at it
Called my house when he received my biopsy report and needed further treatment

If you have something minor, he's not worth going to because of his erratic emotions. But, if you need thorough care from someone who really understands medicine/dermatology (not all doctors do), this is a good person to see- just brace yourself.

Pros: good medical knowledge

Cons: poor bedside manner

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I've never been to Dr. Wasserman. But what I can comment on is how he treats service providers. I agree with the other posts that he thinks he's an exceptional human being. But I've seen him go for the jugular on a store clerk to the point where she was reduced to tears from taking his abuse. He called her "stupid" and a "liar" and tried to get her fired. He raised his voice and totally lost his composure. I can't remember what his complaint was about, I just remember thinking, "This guy is nuts!" This is the type of doctor that should be reported.

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★★☆☆☆

I've never been to Dr. Wasserman. But what I can comment on is how he treats service providers. I agree with the other posts that he thinks he's an exceptional human being. But I've seen him go for the jugular on a store clerk to the point where she was reduced to tears from taking his abuse. He called her "stupid" and a "liar" and tried to get her fired. He raised his voice and totally lost his composure. I can't remember what his complaint was about, I just remember thinking, "This guy is nuts!" This is the type of doctor that should be reported.

Pros: none

Cons: he scares the heck out of me!

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Doctor Wasserman is very complete and detailed. He is like the old time doctors our families grew up with. I am a nurse at a University Hospital in Philadelphia and my professional friends there seem to know he is the one to see. My whole family goes there and he has picked up small skin cancers that were just beginning and were extremely small on my grandmother. You do wait when you go there but it is worth it because he talks to you and really knows you if you are his regular patient. You feel like you received a detailed visit and there is no rushing here like in other doctors offices where you just feel like a number. His staff makes sure you remember your appointments. He emphasizes follow up to see the results of treatment and I as a nurse know how important that is. I wish my regular docs paid as much attention! Some of my regular doctors call in medicines on the phone without even looking at me! You won't get that with Dr. Wasserman!

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★★★★★

Doctor Wasserman is very complete and detailed. He is like the old time doctors our families grew up with. I am a nurse at a University Hospital in Philadelphia and my professional friends there seem to know he is the one to see. My whole family goes there and he has picked up small skin cancers that were just beginning and were extremely small on my grandmother. You do wait when you go there but it is worth it because he talks to you and really knows you if you are his regular patient. You feel like you received a detailed visit and there is no rushing here like in other doctors offices where you just feel like a number. His staff makes sure you remember your appointments. He emphasizes follow up to see the results of treatment and I as a nurse know how important that is. I wish my regular docs paid as much attention! Some of my regular doctors call in medicines on the phone without even looking at me! You won't get that with Dr. Wasserman!

Pros: Gives me all the time I need

Cons: I don't know of any

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The reasons why i wouldn't recommend this place are many. This guy seems outdated and his office is old. All he does is talk about himself and tells stories which are a waste of my time. His nurse hands out expired samples (from 2004, it's 2009 now!), and he can't write in my chart himself ??he has one of the assistant-assistants do it. So not only do I have to listen to Dr. Wasserman talk about his brother's-girfriend's-sister's puppy, now I have to look at some braces-clad teen in scrubs taking copious notes on post-its.

Everything about this place is strange. He didn't really listen to my wishes on what I wanted my treatment to be because he talked about himself so much. Not worth my copay. Already have another appointment with another practice.

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★★☆☆☆

The reasons why i wouldn't recommend this place are many. This guy seems outdated and his office is old. All he does is talk about himself and tells stories which are a waste of my time. His nurse hands out expired samples (from 2004, it's 2009 now!), and he can't write in my chart himself ??he has one of the assistant-assistants do it. So not only do I have to listen to Dr. Wasserman talk about his brother's-girfriend's-sister's puppy, now I have to look at some braces-clad teen in scrubs taking copious notes on post-its.

Everything about this place is strange. He didn't really listen to my wishes on what I wanted my treatment to be because he talked about himself so much. Not worth my copay. Already have another appointment with another practice.

Pros: close to my house

Cons: long wait, dingy office, general weird feeling

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I am also in the medical field and went to see Dr Wasserman , I had same experience as many of these posts, I should have gone to this site and read these reviews, . I never knew that I had a follow up appoinment until I received a call to confirm. I told the woman on the phone I did not have a appointment and did not need to see the Doctor., she was very rude and talked down to me like I was a 2 yr old. Then the Doctor got on the phone and he continued to talk down to me. I have never in my years dealt with a Doctor or staff like this, It is a wonder that he still has a license.

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I am also in the medical field and went to see Dr Wasserman , I had same experience as many of these posts, I should have gone to this site and read these reviews, . I never knew that I had a follow up appoinment until I received a call to confirm. I told the woman on the phone I did not have a appointment and did not need to see the Doctor., she was very rude and talked down to me like I was a 2 yr old. Then the Doctor got on the phone and he continued to talk down to me. I have never in my years dealt with a Doctor or staff like this, It is a wonder that he still has a license.

Pros: none

Cons: Rude

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I am a healthcare professional in north jersey. I drive 100 miles to see Dr. Wasserman because he is the best. Years ago, I was seeing a dermatologist who told me I did not need followup. I was bothered by this because of my family history of skin cancer. I made my way to Dr. Wasserman because I saw him on TV related to his work with skin cancer in professional athletes. I believe I am alive only because Dr. Wasserman insisted on twice yearly exams because of my family risk. He picked up a melanoma in its early stages which my oncologist said would eventually have done me in if not for my regular exams. Dr. Wasserman, thank you. Your attention to detail is why I am alive. Don't change a thing. By the way your nurse is why I never forget my appointments!!

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★★★★★

I am a healthcare professional in north jersey. I drive 100 miles to see Dr. Wasserman because he is the best. Years ago, I was seeing a dermatologist who told me I did not need followup. I was bothered by this because of my family history of skin cancer. I made my way to Dr. Wasserman because I saw him on TV related to his work with skin cancer in professional athletes. I believe I am alive only because Dr. Wasserman insisted on twice yearly exams because of my family risk. He picked up a melanoma in its early stages which my oncologist said would eventually have done me in if not for my regular exams. Dr. Wasserman, thank you. Your attention to detail is why I am alive. Don't change a thing. By the way your nurse is why I never forget my appointments!!

Pros: attention to detail, close follow up

Cons: absolutely none

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I called to rescheulde a appointment. OMG, they were very persistant that I reschedule immediately. I told them I would need to check my schedule and call them back, they put the Doctors nurse on the phone and she said I needed to reschedule right then and there. I again told her I need to check my work schedule and call them back, she put me on hold for at least 5 minutes. I hung up, then the Doctor called me back and was annoyed that I would not reschedule at that moment and said if I did not rescheulde he would not see me again. Then he sends me a 2 page letter berating me. What a Nut . He spends more time telling you how great he is and how he did skin testing for the Phillies, he is very full of himself and thinks he is a brain surgeon. He is basically a pimple doctor that tries to build himself up.
After my expereience I talked to a friend that had the same experience with Dr Wasserman, he called her house and screamed at her for a appointment that she had cancelled weeks prior. Sounds like he is hard up for patients and will go to any extreme to make sure you have to continue seeing him. I found another Doctor through my insurance company who I am very happy with. Dont go to this Guy, you will regret it.Also it looks as though he has his staff write nice reviews after there is a negative post. I really dont believe someone drove 100 miles from North Jersey to see this whack job. when they have access to the finest Doctors in New York City.

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I called to rescheulde a appointment. OMG, they were very persistant that I reschedule immediately. I told them I would need to check my schedule and call them back, they put the Doctors nurse on the phone and she said I needed to reschedule right then and there. I again told her I need to check my work schedule and call them back, she put me on hold for at least 5 minutes. I hung up, then the Doctor called me back and was annoyed that I would not reschedule at that moment and said if I did not rescheulde he would not see me again. Then he sends me a 2 page letter berating me. What a Nut . He spends more time telling you how great he is and how he did skin testing for the Phillies, he is very full of himself and thinks he is a brain surgeon. He is basically a pimple doctor that tries to build himself up.
After my expereience I talked to a friend that had the same experience with Dr Wasserman, he called her house and screamed at her for a appointment that she had cancelled weeks prior. Sounds like he is hard up for patients and will go to any extreme to make sure you have to continue seeing him. I found another Doctor through my insurance company who I am very happy with. Dont go to this Guy, you will regret it.Also it looks as though he has his staff write nice reviews after there is a negative post. I really dont believe someone drove 100 miles from North Jersey to see this whack job. when they have access to the finest Doctors in New York City.

Pros: Got an appointment immediately, now I know why

Cons: Will go to any extreme to make sure you continue his care

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My son had persistent warts. We tried all the over the counters and several other dermatologists. No one was able to help us. He was the only doctor who explained the importance of regular treatments and this is why his office staff encouraged not canceling of appointments. I listened and they were right and now the warts are completely gone. Now, I go there also and I think he's great! He also really talks to us and to me that makes him a real doctor......It may slow him down but this is the kind of doctor I want, not someone who is in and out in 5 seconds.

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★★★★★

My son had persistent warts. We tried all the over the counters and several other dermatologists. No one was able to help us. He was the only doctor who explained the importance of regular treatments and this is why his office staff encouraged not canceling of appointments. I listened and they were right and now the warts are completely gone. Now, I go there also and I think he's great! He also really talks to us and to me that makes him a real doctor......It may slow him down but this is the kind of doctor I want, not someone who is in and out in 5 seconds.

Pros: Treated us great!

Cons: None

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After a bizarre conversation with both the doctor and nurse where I was questioned and berated for requesting to reschedule an appointment I looked the doctor up to see what type of reviews he had. I had the same type of experience as the negative reviews posted. There is definitely something wrong with this doctor and nurse team. It was a scary experience. Hopefully readers will review a doctor before visiting. I've learned this the hard way. I believe he needs psychological help!

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★☆☆☆☆

After a bizarre conversation with both the doctor and nurse where I was questioned and berated for requesting to reschedule an appointment I looked the doctor up to see what type of reviews he had. I had the same type of experience as the negative reviews posted. There is definitely something wrong with this doctor and nurse team. It was a scary experience. Hopefully readers will review a doctor before visiting. I've learned this the hard way. I believe he needs psychological help!

Pros: none

Cons: all that you can think of

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The doctor knows his dermatology and always educates me thoroughly about my condition and concerns.
His office staff is polite and professional and on several occasions has helped me with insurance issues. They helped me get my referal when my primary physician's office staff was unhelpful. They go the extra mile to help which I have found is rare. I have sent him several of my relatives and they all told me they were also pleased. My old dermatologist would never squeeze me in when I had an emergent problem but Dr. Wasserman's office staff always tries to get me into his busy schedule. I think this is why the doctor sometimes gets behind in his schedule. He is always trying to help. Thanks for taking care of my Mom.

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★★★★★

The doctor knows his dermatology and always educates me thoroughly about my condition and concerns.
His office staff is polite and professional and on several occasions has helped me with insurance issues. They helped me get my referal when my primary physician's office staff was unhelpful. They go the extra mile to help which I have found is rare. I have sent him several of my relatives and they all told me they were also pleased. My old dermatologist would never squeeze me in when I had an emergent problem but Dr. Wasserman's office staff always tries to get me into his busy schedule. I think this is why the doctor sometimes gets behind in his schedule. He is always trying to help. Thanks for taking care of my Mom.

Pros: He knows dermatology

Cons: None

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These other reviews do not surprise me, unfortunately. It's actually sad that someone with such horrible demeanor and poor staff would deign to maintain an office, let alone a medical practice. An incredible physician I know confides in me that he thinks a good psychiatric evaluation should accompany the other physical and emotional requirements of getting through medical school. I have been to many doctors in my life and Dr. Wasserman seems to epitomize that dictum.
The staff and the doctor will berate you for any perceived "slights"; they seem to think they're above providing professional and compassionate care. I had a similar experience to some of the others here. In my case, some simple office procedural misunderstandings led them to feel threatened(! - I know, sounds ridiculous, and it is), and I was also grilled by one of the nurses about payment options, etc. The interrogation she led was continued by the "doctor" during the appointment. The doctor lost it, yelled at me to boast about his thousands of patients per year and made analogies to being able to eat at whichever Italian restaurant he prefers out of all that are available. I suppose this was his way of saying "take it or leave it". And yet, ironically, he took great offense to my saying that all I was there for was a simple appointment, as if to say so was to downgrade his eminence. Suffice it to say that I had never witnessed such an episode as what they put me through.
Despite his having apparently at least once caught a melanoma, I'd have to agree with the others. This guy inflates his sense of self-worth and downgrades the patient's to an extent that is nothing less than abusive, and it's good that there are others here who recognize that. So should his accrediting organizations, IMO. I'd never before been in a position where, as a patient, I felt that a doctor was out of control; I hope none of you ever have to be either. Not going to this guy is a great way to make sure you never have to.

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★☆☆☆☆

These other reviews do not surprise me, unfortunately. It's actually sad that someone with such horrible demeanor and poor staff would deign to maintain an office, let alone a medical practice. An incredible physician I know confides in me that he thinks a good psychiatric evaluation should accompany the other physical and emotional requirements of getting through medical school. I have been to many doctors in my life and Dr. Wasserman seems to epitomize that dictum.
The staff and the doctor will berate you for any perceived "slights"; they seem to think they're above providing professional and compassionate care. I had a similar experience to some of the others here. In my case, some simple office procedural misunderstandings led them to feel threatened(! - I know, sounds ridiculous, and it is), and I was also grilled by one of the nurses about payment options, etc. The interrogation she led was continued by the "doctor" during the appointment. The doctor lost it, yelled at me to boast about his thousands of patients per year and made analogies to being able to eat at whichever Italian restaurant he prefers out of all that are available. I suppose this was his way of saying "take it or leave it". And yet, ironically, he took great offense to my saying that all I was there for was a simple appointment, as if to say so was to downgrade his eminence. Suffice it to say that I had never witnessed such an episode as what they put me through.
Despite his having apparently at least once caught a melanoma, I'd have to agree with the others. This guy inflates his sense of self-worth and downgrades the patient's to an extent that is nothing less than abusive, and it's good that there are others here who recognize that. So should his accrediting organizations, IMO. I'd never before been in a position where, as a patient, I felt that a doctor was out of control; I hope none of you ever have to be either. Not going to this guy is a great way to make sure you never have to.

Pros: No pros

Cons: all that you can think of

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I definitely agree with a bunch of the negative reviews of this doctor, but he is knowledgable and I have been pleased with my treatment. At every visit I usually wait an hour after my scheduled appointment time until I am finally summoned to the back. Normally this would be the end of the wait but not so here. I usually wait another 15 minutes while I can hear the doctor in the room next to me talking endlessly about baseball and everything else not medical related. I over-look this because I have been pleased with his treatment of my Plantar warts.

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★★★☆☆

I definitely agree with a bunch of the negative reviews of this doctor, but he is knowledgable and I have been pleased with my treatment. At every visit I usually wait an hour after my scheduled appointment time until I am finally summoned to the back. Normally this would be the end of the wait but not so here. I usually wait another 15 minutes while I can hear the doctor in the room next to me talking endlessly about baseball and everything else not medical related. I over-look this because I have been pleased with his treatment of my Plantar warts.

Pros: Knowledgable

Cons: Wait time and endless non-medical related chatter.

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I went there a year ago and thought they were okay. They called me back this year and said that I had an appointment and wanted to confirm. I did not recall making the appointment and said I would have to reschedule. The receptionist put the doctor on the phone and he starting berating me with questions. I told him that I had to work and he started chastising me, telling me that it sounded like I wasn't really "interested" in a follow-up, was I?? I hung up on him and he called me back and left me an angry voicemail. What a psycho! I will never, ever go there again. So unprofessional!

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★☆☆☆☆

I went there a year ago and thought they were okay. They called me back this year and said that I had an appointment and wanted to confirm. I did not recall making the appointment and said I would have to reschedule. The receptionist put the doctor on the phone and he starting berating me with questions. I told him that I had to work and he started chastising me, telling me that it sounded like I wasn't really "interested" in a follow-up, was I?? I hung up on him and he called me back and left me an angry voicemail. What a psycho! I will never, ever go there again. So unprofessional!

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made me wait almost an hour after my appt to see doctor...asked to speak to doctor in private...he refused to speak with me without a nurse...he sent nurse in alone and she was being very contentious and said my only options where to speak to the doctor with a nurse present or I would have to go see someone else...i asked for my $20 copay back and I left...please do not patronize this horrible doctor

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★☆☆☆☆

made me wait almost an hour after my appt to see doctor...asked to speak to doctor in private...he refused to speak with me without a nurse...he sent nurse in alone and she was being very contentious and said my only options where to speak to the doctor with a nurse present or I would have to go see someone else...i asked for my $20 copay back and I left...please do not patronize this horrible doctor

Pros: late appt times

Cons: horrible atmosphere...small dirty rooms...worst doctor/nurse ever...just plain mean

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Dr. Wasserman spent extra time with me when I explained that 2 people in my family had skin cancer. Both he and his nurse answered all my questions. In most doctors offices I felt rushed but not there. They asked me twice if I had any more questions!! I also had a rash which he cleared up in 3 days. They also gave me samples of the medicine to save me money. I now have sent family members there. I highly reccommend them.

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★★★★★

Dr. Wasserman spent extra time with me when I explained that 2 people in my family had skin cancer. Both he and his nurse answered all my questions. In most doctors offices I felt rushed but not there. They asked me twice if I had any more questions!! I also had a rash which he cleared up in 3 days. They also gave me samples of the medicine to save me money. I now have sent family members there. I highly reccommend them.

Pros: Answered all my questions, Gave me good exam

Cons: None

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On my first appointment there I was asked to wait in the exam room, in my gown, while he 'caught up' with an old friend who came in. On that same appointment he warned me that south philly doctors were sub-par. He was never so right. They forcefully, called me at home and at my office, repeatedly. I had asked them not to call my office on more than one occasion. They would not allow me to reschedule a simple follow up appointment even after I explained I was in and out of the hospital for kidney stones at the moment and would need to call them once it was all over.

Beyond all of that, his 'thorough' exam, missed quite a few moles that fit his own description of ones to watch.

I would highly advise never stepping foot in this office.

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★☆☆☆☆

On my first appointment there I was asked to wait in the exam room, in my gown, while he 'caught up' with an old friend who came in. On that same appointment he warned me that south philly doctors were sub-par. He was never so right. They forcefully, called me at home and at my office, repeatedly. I had asked them not to call my office on more than one occasion. They would not allow me to reschedule a simple follow up appointment even after I explained I was in and out of the hospital for kidney stones at the moment and would need to call them once it was all over.

Beyond all of that, his 'thorough' exam, missed quite a few moles that fit his own description of ones to watch.

I would highly advise never stepping foot in this office.

Pros: nearby

Cons: horrid in every other way

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I will never just pick a doctor from the phone book again. It was the worst experience I have ever had in a doctor's office. I left the office feeling totally confused and upset. Dr. Wasserman and his staff are so rude and unprofessional! I just couldn't believe the way I was treated. Apparantly, they do not allow you to re-schedual appointments, because they are afraid that you won't come back. So, I went out of my way to make the appointment. But, when I mentioned this to the girl who took my back, she went and told the girl who I spoke to, then she came back and gave me the third degree. I agreed with her, thought it was over and waited for the doctor. When he arrived, she came back with him and then they both grilled me over.
I felt as if I was back in school, in the principles office. It was horrible. They wouldn't stop and I finally had to leave. Then, she walked me out the door, as if she wanted to argue. I just left. I was never so relieved to leave a doctor's office. I'm telling you, something is not right with these people!

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★☆☆☆☆

I will never just pick a doctor from the phone book again. It was the worst experience I have ever had in a doctor's office. I left the office feeling totally confused and upset. Dr. Wasserman and his staff are so rude and unprofessional! I just couldn't believe the way I was treated. Apparantly, they do not allow you to re-schedual appointments, because they are afraid that you won't come back. So, I went out of my way to make the appointment. But, when I mentioned this to the girl who took my back, she went and told the girl who I spoke to, then she came back and gave me the third degree. I agreed with her, thought it was over and waited for the doctor. When he arrived, she came back with him and then they both grilled me over.
I felt as if I was back in school, in the principles office. It was horrible. They wouldn't stop and I finally had to leave. Then, she walked me out the door, as if she wanted to argue. I just left. I was never so relieved to leave a doctor's office. I'm telling you, something is not right with these people!

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The doctor treated me well and my acne got better. The doc was big on making sure I followed advice and kept my appointments. It worked. Thanks a lot. My girlfriend says Thanks also. Sometimes I had to wait when I got there, but the doctor is busy cause he's good!

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★★★★★

The doctor treated me well and my acne got better. The doc was big on making sure I followed advice and kept my appointments. It worked. Thanks a lot. My girlfriend says Thanks also. Sometimes I had to wait when I got there, but the doctor is busy cause he's good!

Pros: doc to pro athletes, staff was nice, great stuff to read

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I WENT TO 3 DOCTORS FOR A SPOT ON MY NECK. THEY ALL TOLD ME TO NOT BE CONERNED ABOUT IT. DR. Wasserman told me to get a biopsy and it was SKIN CANCER. He gave me an easy treatment and now my melanoma is cured. Thank god i didn't listen to the other 3 doctors!!

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★★★★★

I WENT TO 3 DOCTORS FOR A SPOT ON MY NECK. THEY ALL TOLD ME TO NOT BE CONERNED ABOUT IT. DR. Wasserman told me to get a biopsy and it was SKIN CANCER. He gave me an easy treatment and now my melanoma is cured. Thank god i didn't listen to the other 3 doctors!!

Pros: smart, knows his stuff, talks to me

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I have been to 4 other dermatologists over the past 20 years and Doctor Wasserman was the first one to get me better. He really cares about me. He sends time explaining things to me. Thanks Doc!!

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★★★★★

I have been to 4 other dermatologists over the past 20 years and Doctor Wasserman was the first one to get me better. He really cares about me. He sends time explaining things to me. Thanks Doc!!

Pros: I got better, He cares, He explains

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This dermatologist is a quack! I went for acne and my condition got worse! If you can, please research any physician carefully before your consultation. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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★☆☆☆☆

This dermatologist is a quack! I went for acne and my condition got worse! If you can, please research any physician carefully before your consultation. Don't make the same mistake I did.

 

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